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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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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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What to Talk About in your One-On-Ones


Have you ever had a one-on-one with your boss and had no idea what to talk about?  The key to having amazing one-on-ones is to discuss things OTHER than the regular to-dos on your list.   Don’t get me wrong, your boss needs to know you’re doing, so the status updates are fine to start […]

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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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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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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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When your Peer Becomes your Boss


You’re at work, doing your thing and suddenly an announcement is released that your co-worker, who you may or may not have a great relationship with, is now your new boss.  Whether you’re expecting the news or not, hearing it for the first time is likely to cause a swirl of feelings.  Fret no more, […]

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Stand out at Work in 2 Minutes or less


A key way to stand out at work is to quickly make an impact.  Simply stated, you must add value. Doing your job well is certainly important, but there is something specific that immediately makes you an asset at an organization.  In this week’s video, I’ll explain how you can immediately stand out at work and […]

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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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