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How to Get the Feedback You Seriously Need To Succeed


Try as you might, you’re simply not getting the tough feedback you need to succeed at work – even though you’re asking for it.  Maybe your situation is one where your boss, or another colleague, is trying to give you tough feedback, yet there’s so much sweet icing on top that you’re not sure what […]

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Virtual Meeting Hacks


When I first started working in Corporate America, I was fortunate enough to have close colleagues all over the country. Virtual meetings were a common practice.  In these meetings, we discussed the challenges of our business and how to resolve employee and customer concerns. YAY!   Before long the excitement of these meetings  turned to […]

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Draft Emails People Want to Read


Real  bosses have effective emails that people pay attention to.  Today, I’ll walk you through tips to become a masterful email communicator.   As always the juiciest stuff is in the video below, but if you’re too pressed for time to watch the full video (it’s less than 4 minutes), here’s a quick snapshot.   […]

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Grief at Work:  How to Deal with a Grieving Employee


For all the joys in life, like the beauty of springtime – it is finally warm on the East Cast – there are also moments of profound sadness brought on by grief.  Sometimes, these grieving people are our employees, colleagues or bosses. Many of us have experienced the loss of someone we love. Whether you […]

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4 Boss Hacks Every Employee Should Know


Imagine a world where you knew exactly what your boss expects from you.  TADA! I’m apparently in a wish granting mood this week. This week’s video is my gift to you.  4 boss hacks so you go down in history as one of the best employees your boss ever had.  You’re going to learn the […]

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Build Your Office Cred (when you Don’t Have Work Experience)


Light on work experience?  Get the respect you crave (and deserve) without having a decade or more of experience.   Breaking into a new field with limited work experience can feel like a recipe for career disaster.  Before you talk yourself out of a move, watch this week’s video.  You’ll learn, in less than 3 […]

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How to Reach your Career Goals


New Year Resolutions are so 2017.  This year, let’s set goals we’ll actually stick to.   In this week’s video,  You’ll learn this about setting goals: What you need to know to set goals you’ll achieve How to hold yourself accountable to goal achievement And how to boost your goal attainment by 300%   As […]

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How to Ask for a Raise


Do you want a raise, yet are unsure about how to ask for it? In this week’s video,  You’ll learn all these goodies: How to prepare for the conversation How to make it easier for your boss to say “yes”. What to do if your boss says “No” As always the juiciest stuff is in […]

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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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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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