The Gratitude Challenge

Gratitude Challenge: Thank at least one person every day for 21 days. It had been a particularly hard week. I don’t remember the details of my problems (you seldom do) but I was having a hard time going to sleep because of “Oops” “Should not

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Confidence and Your Career

“I am fearless,” Chole said to me. I was amazed by her self-confidence and it made me contemplate and rethink my own self-confidence. I decided to be more fearless. Being fearless and confident means you trust your personal power and judgment. True, sometimes good

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Get Your Spark Back

5 Tips to Help You Get Your Spark Back! Does life seem confusing to you right now? Is your daily life a fire drill? Are you burned out? Would you like to get your spark back? From Naomi Osaka to Simone Biles, Covid-19 to

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Assertiveness And Influence

Aggressiveness Gets You Nothing! Assertiveness Gets You Powerful Influence! At a recent association board meeting, I observed 3 influence styles on display. One personality tended toward Dominance and her dominance was high enough that it turned into aggressiveness. When she spoke, her voice was

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Keep Employees Psychologically Safe …

… Accept Them As Is “People will forget what you said, forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou Your employees may be physically safe from harm, but are they psychologically safe? Do your conversations

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We Are Not Powerless In The Face of Uncertainty

Despite years of experience managing a wide range of challenges, nothing has prepared any of us for the circumstances of this moment in time. Without a playbook to reference, you and other leaders around the globe have been rising to the occasion to keep

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Betwixt and Between

How to Align Workers for a Productivity Reboot! Betwixt is an archaic expression. It has survived only because of the phrase “Betwixt and Between.” In our context today, it literally means that some employees are working from home and some are limping back to

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