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Category: CONFIDENT


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 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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Are you Aiming High Enough?


I attended a Women’s Leadership Summit recently and heard an awesome question from the audience: “How do I know if I’m setting my sights high enough?” Although the question wasn’t directed towards me, I immediately started scribbling down my response. LOL Since I didn’t get to share my answer on the stage, I’ll share it […]

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How to Quit with Class


Making the decision to leave your current employer can be tough, but don’t forget to consider HOW you leave. You want to do everything in your power to make sure you leave without burning a bridge.  Truth be told, some people may hold a grudge regardless, but maximize your chances for a positive relationship post […]

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How to Rock your Year End Review


  It’s that time of the year again!  Time for the annual performance review.  If you’re like most people (and me), the performance review conversation is pretty nerve wracking.  Even if you think you’re doing a great job, there’s always something to improve on, right?  In this week’s video I give you my honest feelings […]

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How to Deal with a Younger Boss


***HEADS UP***  The sound goes a bit MIA in the last minute of the video, but the rest is chock full of goodness, you’ll still get a ton of value from it.  Thanks for understanding! I have a new boss, who’s my age with less experience.  How do I have a good relationship with her?  […]

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How to Convince your Boss you can Work from Home


Are you dying to work from home but not quite sure how to broach the topic with your boss? Truth be told, some jobs just simply won’t make sense for a WFH situation.  If you build cars for a living, you can’t exactly put a Ford together in your living room.  But for many of […]

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2 Words that will Guarantee you Make a Fabulous First Impression


  First impressions can be tricky, uncomfortable and just…ugh!  How would you like to make a fabulous first impression regardless of who you’re with, without fail? Social Psychology Amy Cuddy drops some serious knowledge for us in her book “Presence”.  After years of global research she breaks down the complicated interaction of first impressions into […]

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What to do when a colleague keeps breaking promises


  Have you ever had a co-worker who was unreliable?  Like, so unreliable you just couldn’t even….Have you ever felt like your hands were tied to do anything since – you’re not their boss? In this week’s video, I share how you can influence your co-worker and even get them to follow through (finally), without […]

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