Learning how to successfully “pick your battles” largely depends on your comfort level, the culture, and a calculated risk / reward equation.
Have conviction, project confidence, and anchor to your advantage.
Don't say something generic like "I'm a hard worker."
Making a good first impression can make or break a job interview. But what’s the best way to do it?
Nailing the introduction will break the ice and improve your chances of moving to the next steps.
Focus on yourself rather than on other people's opinion of you.
Last impressions are important.
Many jerks are proud of their cutthroat behavior.
Physiological evidence indicates that access to the rational part of our brain is essentially cut off when we're stressed.