Author archive for Polished.

  • Nancy Schnoebelen on Building a Business

    Nancy Schnoebelen loves creating opportunities for others, and it’s her work at Polished. that keeps her busy making connections with…

    by Polished.
  • Small Talk Brings Big Payoff to Your Career

    Don’t underestimate the power of small talk. Not only is it good way to show a little friendliness, it can…

    by Polished.
  • Tis the Season to be Jolly – and Mind Your Manners at the Company Holiday Party

    Tis the season when many of us plan to attend company office holiday parties. There will be lots of food…

    by Polished.
  • I’ll get to that – TOMORROW: How to Put an End to Procrastination

    As a teen, my mother would constantly nag me with the popular saying: “Don’t put off till tomorrow what you…

    by Polished.
  • What the Heck Are Soft Skills, and Why Do I Need Them to Succeed?

    Going to school and getting your college degree in a specialized field are the technical skills you’ll obviously need when…

    by Polished.
  • Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Six Effective Ways to Take the Fear Out of Public Speaking

    At some point in your professional career you’ll be tasked with making a presentation. For some this is easy peasy.…

    by Polished.
  • Learn If It’s “Scoan” or “Sconn”

    Admit it: At least once in your dining experiences, you’ve really wanted to tell the parents at a nearby table…

    by Polished.
  • Nervous or Tongue-Tied When Speaking at Work?

    Communicating clearly and effectively is a core leadership competency. It’s fundamental for achieving business goals. No business, no organization can…

    by Polished.
  • Is Your Body Language Helping or Hindering You?

    Your hand and facial gestures and the way you sit and stand say more about you at any given time…

    by Polished.
  • 10 Tips to Take the Work Out of Networking

    Networking is an important tool, which not only can assist you in finding a job – and perhaps the one…

    by Polished.