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Employ Some Purely Positive Intentions

“Your entire life is what you have imagined it to be. Everything you have or don’t have, every situation and circumstance of your life is what you have imagined it to be. The problem is that many people imagine the worst! They’re turning the most wonderful tool against themselves.” – Rhonda Byrne A woman who […]

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Three Rules for Working Well Together

In a typical work environment, comprised of cubed work stations, a min-kitchen, shared facilities and limited resources, people can quickly grow surly when pressure elevates. Though conflicts may arise and personalities will clash, agreeing to disagree may be the best course of action. Good working relationships are not only important in reducing turnover and increasing […]

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Avoid Promoting Lies and Burying Truths

One of my organizational clients recently faced a big crisis. Over the years, board members and key decision makers allowed a few executives to unfortunately get away with some bad behaviors. In essence they were guilty of burying lies and truths. Because they had done so once or twice, they developed the habit and this […]

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Do You Have A Promotion Proposal Ready To Roll?

So your boss called you into her office for your annual review. You talked a little about performance improvement, poked around your strengths a bit and got the well-deserved accolades that you needed to get you back on to doing what you do best. What just happened? You forgot to discuss your promotion proposal and […]

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Check Your Outlook

Many successful people have changed their life for the better by changing their outlook. They’ve learned to avoid or remove beliefs that could hold them back. Beliefs Such As: I can’t get ahead because of (work climate, the economy, my supervisor, downsizing, too much competition, etc.); Things keep happening to me and I am powerless; […]

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Be A Team Player and Collaborate In a Virtual World

You can’t call yourself a ‘team player’ if you’re working remotely. Or can you? Yes you can if you take the right proactive steps to demonstrate your ability to stay in communication with team members, participate in meetings and be actively present even though you may be working remotely. Here are a few ways to […]

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Avoid Work Perk Distractions

As crazy as this sounds, I have a client company that is struggling with employees spending so much time and energy in their work perks that they’ve noticed a huge dip in productivity. What once was designed to fully engage and spike motivation and productivity has caused a reverse effect. This organization is discovering that […]

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