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Rebound from a Bad Work Decision


We’ve all made a bad decision that left us running for cover.  The good news is that making a mistake isn’t necessarily a career killer.  In this week’s video, we’ll discuss how you bounce back from a bad decision and emerge feeling confident and empowered. Leave a comment on the video and if you’re digging it, […]

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Give Abundantly without Burnout


You’ve been taught all your life that “it’s better to give than to receive”.   So you go on giving to various people, to the point of total frustration.  You are so over being a giver, but, of course you continue to give because that’s what nice people like you do.  🙂 This is what […]

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Go From Office Cynic to Optimist in 24 Seconds


Remember when you met the new guy with the weak handshake?  You immediately decided he wasn’t fit for the job. Remember that time your coworker came to a meeting with a head full of wet hair and you decided she was incompetent? Remember when the office “know it all” was about to spout out another […]

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The Kindergarten Lesson that Can Help End Conflict


You’re about to disagree with your coworker on something they feel super passionate about.  As you prepare for the words to come out of your mouth, you’re bracing yourself for the inevitable pushback.  The pushback comes as a flurry of irritated expressions, frustrated sighs, aggressive tone and seemingly endless back and forth of reasons why […]

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What the Best Mentors Do


I am known for saying “mentoring is a privilege and not a right”.  As a protege, people see something in you that you may not see in yourself.  The role of a mentor is a blessing where you have an opportunity to positively shape the lives of those around you.

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How to Stay Humble


It can seem like the narcissistic, ego-maniac leaders get all the fame.  I assure you, humble leaders repeatedly have long-term success far more than their narcissistic peers.   Numerous research studies have shown the positive value of humility in leadership.  In fact, a study conducted by Catalyst shows that across cultures and industries, humility is […]

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How to Handle Tense Moments at Work


Sometimes things get seriously tense at work.  We’ve all had those moments where we feel like every button that could be pushed, was pushed.  As you know, allowing your emotions to get the best of you isn’t the best career move.  In this week’s video, we discuss how you can keep your emotions in check, […]

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When NOT to Give Feedback


I discuss feedback in my videos because it is so critical to your effectiveness at work. Today, I want to have a different conversation with you.  I want to talk about when it’s not best to give feedback.  In this week’s video, I share with you the times when it’s smarter to just let the feedback moment […]

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How to Cope with Change


Change is constant but it can also be uber stressful.  Truthfully, I’m on my own journey towards ensuring I lead with a change mindset, so I can enable and empower those around me.  On my journey, Ive learned a few things that I seriously couldn’t wait to share with you.  In this week’s video, I […]

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How to be Respected and Well Liked


I overheard a conversation between two women, one of whom asked, “How can I deal with the stigma of being hated if I want to be successful at work?”  Sigh…that question stings every time I hear it.  There’s quite a bit of research that details the challenges many women face when balancing likability and success.  […]

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