October 2016 3

Turn Your Commute Into Time Well Spent

October 13, 2016

Long commute? You’re not alone. We’re in sunny Los Angeles, a city famous for its bumper to bumper congestion. But, we only have the 10th longest commute in the country. Sorry, NYC you win. Followed by Washington D.C. and San Francisco. The average commute time in the US is almost 27 minutes. Which means that there are a great number of us slogging it on the rails, roads or public transportation for more than an hour round trip every day.

Manage a Remote Team Effectively

October 11, 2016

If you work remotely, you’ve probably perfected your personal remote working style. But, have you recently been given a promotion to a supervisory position? Are with you the team leader with a company that has changed its work from home policy. Have recent hires been from global offices? There’s a difference between working remotely by yourself and managing a remote team.

As a remote manager, you’ll need to be extra conscientious in order to facilitate communication and maintain team productivity.

The 10 Best Presentation Tips for Professionals

October 10, 2016

Are you prepared to give a presentation or host a webinar? Presenting may not come naturally to everyone, but with practice and preparation, it does get easier. Whether you’re presenting in person or via an online meeting or video conference, keep these tips from presentation experts in mind as you’re getting ready. The more thoughtful preparation you do, the better your session will be.

Ten Expert Presentation Tips 1 The early bird really does get the worm

“Don’t fumble with PowerPoint or hooking up a projector when people are waiting for you to speak.