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Workplace: Quiet

Workplace: Quiet

“Be quiet!” or “Quiet on the Set.” or “Quiet is a way of being.” To be quiet is to be silent; to not speak or make a sound; to move without making a sound or even to be still; or to be so shy that one is perceived to have a quiet personality. Quiet can be found in the...
Workplace: To Do

Workplace: To Do

“Don’t make a to do” means to not make a scene that attracts attention and might cause embarrassment for a person, group, or company. Children sometimes say “don’t make a scene” when they see a parent about to launch into a “process improvement seminar” with an...
Workplace: Do You Hear What I Hear?

Workplace: Do You Hear What I Hear?

“Speak as though the last person in the last row of this 300-person auditorium is wearing hearing aids and wants to hear every word you are speaking,” said our tour guide trainer at the Betty Crocker Kitchen Tours week of training. While this was a college job...
Workplace: Food at Work

Workplace: Food at Work

Food is the work of many restaurants and workplaces. For most of us, food at work comes in the form of meals, snacks, and office parties – well, in the pre-COVID days that is. Now, food is at work for all who are officing at home – in the kitchen, in the pantry, in...
Workplace: Do You Hear What I Hear?

Workplace: Project

“Project your voice so we can hear you.” Or were you thinking, “finish the project so we can start a new one!”? Today, let’s talk about the project upon which people work alone or together to achieve a team, department, or organizational goal. A project is tactical,...