Author Archive | kim

Be Nice!

There are a lot of cynics out there who might think this is the worst piece of career advice that I’ve dished out yet. But why is that? How can they not see the long-lasting, overall positive impact that comes from being nice? It’s nice to be nice. It’s nice to receive something nice. It’s […]

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Be a Good Listener

Effective communication and active listening are two mandatory skills for developing and maintaining positive relationships. While communicating verbally and in writing (through conversation and presentations) seem to be where we spend most of our time honing our skills, we can’t neglect the power of active listening. To be clear, active listening is not thinking about […]

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Leave Your Network Wanting More

It’s an unfortunate fact that we remember negative events more than positive ones. There is also evidence from psychological research suggesting the existence of a broader human tendency to see ourselves through rose-colored glasses. Most of us think that we are better than we actually are—not just physically, but in every way. Yikes. While there […]

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