Urban Dictionary defines a 'spoiler' as "when someone reveals a previously unknown aspect of something which you likely would have rather learned on your own." We live in a time where people live-tweet on their favourite television shows and Instagram...
Favours require strategy, respect and reciprocity, whether you are the one who asks or does the favour. Otherwise, feelings are hurt, people are taken advantage of, and friends, family and coworkers will quickly lose patience
We all make mistakes. And when those inevitable errors result in problems or pain for others, we turn to genuine apology as a means to right our wrongs and keep that evolution on track. But while learning how and when to apologize is certainly a necessary YP skill, it seems today that the words “I’m sorry” are so often thrown around like casual conversation, causing them to lose much meaning and effect
In this fast-paced, streamlined world of young professionals, where big meetings happen over a five-minute cocktail, emails and texts are sent out on the fly, and nearly every word is abbreviated (let’s not even get into punctuation), it seems that basic manners have been demoted to unnecessary formalities. While using manners does take some extra time and effort, particularly for those of us who have gotten out of the habit, being well mannered is classy, even sexy, and will just never go out of style
Our smartphones have become almost like second limbs for us busy, multi-tasking young professionals. It seems that we have all very much become at the mercy of our devices, with a cell phone accidently left at home enough to induce panic and anxiety
Turning the confines of your cubicle into a personal space of motivation and productivity is an important key to your success. Bear in mind, however, that on the other side of that flimsy, carpeted wall resides perhaps another young professional, trying to create their own oasis of creativity