Author archive for Polished

  • How To Be A Better Listener

    Active listening is the foundation of effective communication. It solves problems and resolves conflicts. It builds relationships and careers. It’s…

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  • Six Steps to Successful Negotiation

    by Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs published in ASAP June 24, 2020 Many of us are afraid to negotiate for a raise,…

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  • 4th of July Decorations

    It’s nearly the Fourth of July, and what better way to celebrate America’s independence than by displaying the Stars and Stripes in…

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  • Virtual Job Interview Tips

    Virtual interviews have become the standard during COVID-19, and with more than 35 million people out of work, it’s more…

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  • Don’t Just Listen, be an Active Listener

    Communication is at the heart of everything we do each day, whether at home, work or play. It involves talking and listening…

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  • The do’s and don’ts of resume building

    Job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic is daunting, but not impossible GRACE GLANDER MAY 18, 2020 Published in VOX Magazine…

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  • What to Say and Do When a Pandemic Impacts Special Events

    When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs of Polished talks with Jennifer Blome and Art Holliday on…

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  • How to Talk to Others Who Have Experienced a Loss Due to COVID-19

    COVID-19 is robbing us of many things like weddings, graduations, funerals, birthday celebrations, jobs and more. The pandemic has wreaked…

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  • Email Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Know

    Email takes up a significant portion of our workday. It’s reported workers spend nearly 30 percent of their work week reading…

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  • Improve Your Writing, Avoid These 10 Unnecessary Words

    By Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs Published in ASAP We all know good writing. It’s the novel we can’t put down, the…

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