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Personal Development

How to Recover from a Workplace Argument

I found myself increasingly frustrated with my work colleague. But I bit my tongue in meetings. I ignored their eye rolls when I brought up new ideas and I didn’t point out how many times they had dropped the ball. Then one day, I snapped. I went on a.

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4 Tips to Make the Most of Your 1-1

Done well, 1-1 meetings can have a major impact on your work product, career trajectory, and overall happiness at work. Yet too often, 1-1 conversations are rushed, overly focused on deliverables-du-jour, or at worst, get postponed until there is “more space in the calendar.” Whether you’re the boss or.

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How to Recession-Proof Your Career

LinkedIn News reported today, “A clear majority of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal now say they expect the U.S. to enter a recession within the next 12 months. The latest tally shows 63% predicting a recession in the next year, a big jump from July’s 49%.” If.

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What Holds High Performers Back

Several years ago, I ordered a package of concert tickets.  The package was for a variety of artists all performing at the same venue, spanning over a couple of months.   The morning of the very first concert some friends called to invite us to an impromptu party that night..

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How to Work with Difficult People

Maybe it’s someone who makes excuses, someone who has a big ego, or someone who can’t take critique. We all encounter people throughout our careers who are challenging to work with. These difficult people suck your energy and can, at worst, dampen your own performance. But you’re not powerless..

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What I Learned from 3 Days with The World’s #1 Leadership Coach

Marshall Goldsmith has been voted the world’s #1 leadership coach; He’s coached Alan Mulally (Ford), Hubert Joly (Best Buy), and countless other esteemed CEOs. Now, Marshall has a cohort of 100+ leadership coaches from around the world (the MG100), of which I’m thrilled to be a part. Last week.

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How to Make (And Keep) Friends at Work

There’s an old-school belief that in order to be professional, you shouldn’t be friends with your colleagues, much less your subordinates or boss. I’m calling BS; Work is a GREAT place for friends. I suspect the notion of ‘no friends at work’ was likely propelled by a generation of.

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Is Hybrid Work Actually…Working? Here’s What the Data Says.

Did you put on real pants, fight traffic, and eat a suboptimal lunch today just to sit in your corporate office…on a zoom call? You’re not the only one. We know there can be huge benefits to in-person collaboration and relationship building. We also recognize (well, most of us).

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Training Your Brain: How to Feel More Gratitude, Connection, and Happiness

I was having brunch with a few of my friends over the weekend. We were sharing what we had been up to over the last several months and I mentioned that I had recently participated in a gratitude seminar. Each of them leaned in. After all, who doesn’t want.

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The Hidden (negative) Cost of Data-Driven Leadership

The breadth of data at our fingertips is a powerful tool, information has never been so accessible for leaders. We’re able to quantify things that in the past felt gauzy like, employee engagement, productivity, customer perceptions, competitive threats, and even manager perceptions are all now measurable. Almost every employee,.

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