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The Promotion You Don’t Want To Take

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When it comes to our careers, we’re heavily socialized to be always looking up. We work in “up or out” cultures and stay vigilant against a stall in […]

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Five Tricks To Make Your Presentation Interactive

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We’ve all sat through our share of boring presentations. It’s mind-numbing to be forced to listen to dry content that’s delivered (or worse, read) at us, rather than […]

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How To Tell A Great Story

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Stories grab us. They take us in, transport us, and allow us to live vicariously and visually through another’s experience. As I’ve said often in my work around […]

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Are You Assertive or Aggressive?

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Assertiveness is a quality commonly associated with leadership. As professionals move through the ranks, they’re assessed for their ability to confidently state opinions and ask for what they […]

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Five Good Reasons to Quit Your Job

Everyone has bad days at work. We all have cycles when our jobs are boring, frustrating, or too stressful. We can start to ponder quitting, even checking out […]

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Why Just Do It Is A Just Don’t

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We’re a world of dreamers. We have bucket lists and life goals, and it seems nearly everyone wants to a) get in shape, b) write a book, or […]

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Want more willpower? Start small and practice.

There’s no shortage of well-intended advice out there about how and what we should change. We may want to become an inspirational leader, lose weight, be a better […]

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The Multitaskers’ Guide to Being More Present

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Just about every self-help movement from spirituality to leadership to parenting extols the virtue of being more present. We’re told to cultivate being introspective, still, and to pay […]

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How to Find a Job That Makes You Feel Alive

How can you find a career that ignites your passion? Now that’s a million dollar (or more) question. It seems that so many of us are searching for […]

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Time Management for the Time-Challenged

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At the risk of sounding immodest, I’m going to admit that I’m good at managing my time.  Co-workers, clients and friends often comment on how much I can […]

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