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Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

October 17, 2017
Five Steps to Stay Motivated When You’re Exhausted

Tweet We all have ‘off’ days from time to time. Whether you didn’t get enough sleep or aren’t excited about what you need to accomplish on any given day, here are five steps to staying motivated so you can get the job done. First visualize your goal and document the reasons for attaining it. Sometimes...
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Feeling Overwhelmed? Three Steps to Developing a ‘To-Don’t’ List

October 11, 2017
Feeling Overwhelmed? Three Steps to Developing a ‘To-Don’t’ List

Tweet If you’re feeling overwhelmed at work, you are not alone.  According to the American Institute of Stress, 80% of workers feel stress on the job and nearly half say they need help in learning how to manage stress. Dale Carnegie was a stress management pioneer, having published his best-selling book, How to Stop Worrying and Start...
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Three Research-Based Reasons to Lead with Compassion

October 4, 2017
Three Research-Based Reasons to Lead with Compassion

Tweet Compassion is something we rarely hear about in the workplace, however new research suggests that it directly impacts an organization’s bottom line.  Since having compassion helps leaders be successful, it also enables the employees they manage to become successful—which ultimately contributes to the company’s overall success.  Here are three researched-based reasons to lead...
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Three Responses Worth Adopting to Show You’re Actively Listening

September 22, 2017
Three Responses Worth Adopting to Show You’re Actively Listening

Tweet When it comes to listening, most people are only proficient at half of Merriam-Webster’s definition which is, “to hear what someone has said and understand that it is serious, important, or true.”  I know my colleagues and family members can hear me, however I often discover that they weren’t really listening after the...
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Three Reasons to Tackle Tough Tasks First

September 4, 2017
Three Reasons to Tackle Tough Tasks First

Tweet It’s tempting to start the day focusing on easy tasks before addressing more challenging ones.  Procrastination is the bane of human existence, but you can overcome it by tackling difficult to-do’s earlier on in the day.  Dale Carnegie said, “You can get ahead in the world. But you will have to work, you...
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Cope with Conflict in Five Healthy Steps

August 28, 2017
Cope with Conflict in Five Healthy Steps

Tweet Do you ever struggle to control your negative emotions when encountering conflict with a co-worker, friend or even your boss?  Often times, people lash out or engage in an unproductive round of sparring which proves fruitless and may even destroy the relationship.  Effectively managing conflict requires emotional intelligence and the following steps to...
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Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

August 20, 2017
Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

Tweet Regardless of your role and rank within an organization, garnering the attention of busy people can be extremely challenging, especially via email.  Here are six steps to increasing the likelihood that an email recipient will not only open your email, but read your entire message and respond. Start with a simple subject line. ...
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Four Ways to Get More Done

August 10, 2017
Four Ways to Get More Done

Tweet Dale Carnegie said, “If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.”  At times, it feels nearly impossible to get everything done!  We...
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Make Mornings Easier by Ending the Workday in 3 Ways

August 1, 2017
Make Mornings Easier by Ending the Workday in 3 Ways

Tweet Walking into work leery of what will unfold on a particular day can be detrimental to your attitude, confidence level and ability to work well with others—especially if you are a leader within an organization.   Here are three simple ways to end your workday so you can start the next day off...
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Show Some Love—Make Mentoring More Meaningful

July 20, 2017
Show Some Love—Make Mentoring More Meaningful

Tweet If you’ve had the privilege of being supported by an amazing mentor, what was it about this person that made such an impact?  Perhaps their guidance enabled you to set and achieve goals much more quickly than had you tried without their wisdom. With Valentine’s Day around the corner and in the spirit...
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