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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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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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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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Start Your New Job Like a Rock Star

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Starting a new job is a time of optimism. In front of you is pure potential, with promises made in the interviewing process still ringing in your ears. […]

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How To Boost Your Influence

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Influence is a hot term in companies, and with good reason. When we go into work each day, we spend most of our time influencing others. We write […]

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Does Your Company Innovate Like Dunder Mifflin or Google?

Corporate initiatives to fuel innovation are well intentioned, but can resemble an episode of The Office.

I’m privy to all kinds of cultural change programs in my work as a coach, and behind nearly every one is the aspiration to infuse innovation into the […]

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The Most Common Feedback Mistakes

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There’s a lot of feedback out there about feedback. Organizational cultures are reworked to support it, managers are expected to give it, and we’re all supposed to seek […]

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How To Be Unforgettable

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It was never easy to leave a lasting impression on others. Now, it’s nearly impossible.  The precious real estate in our brains is oversold, and as study after […]

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Warrior For The Human Spirit

So Far From Home

I had a blog post all written for this final week before the holidays. But after Friday, I just couldn’t post it. Alongside so many of you, I’m […]

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