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Your Most Productive 90 days Ever


I know there is a ton of work thrown at you all the time.  Your to-do list is probably 5 pages long, right?  Then you start to wonder “What am I getting done at the end of the day and where do I need to spend my energy?” Let’s talk about a 3 step process […]

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How to Succeed at Office Politics


Think about your first experience with office politics.  Did you lean into the game or avoid it altogether? One of the biggest mistakes aspiring and current leaders make is avoiding the inevitable game of office politics.  Before we get too far along let’s level set your expectations.  Office Politics Exists Everywhere. Although you may be […]

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Smart Ways to Deal with Stress


Stress is around us constantly.  It comes from all directions and it often feels nonstop.  Now, I’m not here to talk to you about how to make your life stress-free, because I’m not sure that can even happen.  (But if it can, let me know!) What I want to talk to you about are three […]

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3 Ways to Deal with an Office Control Freak


We depend on colleagues to help us get work done, but some colleagues are more difficult to work with than others.  You know what I’m saying.  Some of those colleagues are total control freaks.  In this week’s video, lets talk about what you can do to build a better relationship with that colleague and get […]

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Turn Your Mentor into Your Sponsor


Many people have mentors, but few have real sponsors at work.  Your mentor’s goal is to help you improve an area of opportunity and give advice.  A sponsor’s goal is to advocate for you so you get opportunities that help you advance.  You want really a sponsor.  The great news is that you don’t need […]

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How to Push Back and Still be a Team Player


Because you’re an all-star, you probably have peers and colleagues come up to you all the time, asking for your expertise to solve a work problem.  After a while, that can get old.  The challenge is, as much as you want to be a go-to person and a team player, you have your own work […]

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When a Colleague Steals Your Ideas


Have you ever had a great idea that a colleague took credit for?  Maybe you put tons of sweat equity into a project and your colleague passed off your work as their own.   I know it sounds so high school, but unfortunately, this behavior can make its way into the workplace.  I’ve had this […]

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How to Survive a Revolving Door of New Bosses


Do you have a new boss every couple of years (or every couple of months)?   In an ideal world this would be because you’re so awesome you keep getting promoted (yay!), but for most of us it’s because our boss gets promoted, gets fired or quits (boo!).  This usually leaves you feeling frustrated and exhausted because […]

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Build a Swoon Worthy Personal Brand


Have you ever wondered how others perceive you at work?  Celebrities aren’t the only ones who need an on-point personal brand.   Whether you are aware of it or not, you already have a personal brand.  The question is, is it the brand you want to have? There are four things all top brands (personal […]

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How to Get Work Done When you Don’t feel Like It


Last week I just couldn’t concentrate on an important work task.  It wasn’t overly difficult, but honestly…I just didn’t feel like doing it.  Welcome to my world. Chances are you’ve felt the same way.  You probably feel that way right now!  In this week’s video, I share with you some research backed strategies to get […]

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