Category Archives: Business Questions

Dear Sylvia: How Do I Negotiate a Compensation Package for a New Position?

For several months, we ran “Dear Sylvia” questions and answers on this blog. We just received another question and thought we would share it with you. You can send your business questions, in confidence, to dearsylvia@launchinglives.biz. Dear Sylvia, Do you … Continue reading

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Dear Sylvia:Our department lost an employee and we are drowning in overwhelm! Help!

Dear Sylvia, My company has cut back and our department lost one employee. Although my supervisor and other administrators know we cannot provide the same level of support and do everything that was done before, they still seem to be … Continue reading

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Constructive, Not Destructive: Tips for Handling Criticism in the Workplace

Receiving and delivering criticism can be a tense process if not handled properly by both the supervisor and the employee. However, teams that take a mature, team-oriented approach to criticism are much more likely to deliver excellent results in terms … Continue reading

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