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Stay Connected While Working From Home


Hello my dear friend, I stepped away for a minute to live life, change jobs, relocate and meet someone pretty amazing.  The COVID pandemic caused me to pause and compelled me to reconnect with you. Some of us are fortunate enough to work from home.  Many of us are anxious about what’s to come. One […]

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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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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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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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How to Make Better Decisions at Work


Do you have a great idea that you are too scared to share?  Maybe you have an important decision to make, but you are gun shy to pull the trigger.  In this week’s video we break down 5 scientifically proven techniques to help you make better decisions at work no matter how big or small. […]

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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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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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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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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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