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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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What Your Personal Brand Says About You

When you think about your brand, what do you visualize? A consummate professional? A wise mentor? A dedicated employee? A motivational inspiration? Or someone who needs a few professional touch-ups? A personal brand is loosely defined as that rare combination of strengths, talents, abilities, experiences, style, and image that sum you up. It’s what people […]

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Three C’s to Reducing Conflict

Did you know that 85 percent of employees deal with conflict on some level on a regular basis? According to a Workplace report published in 2017, a startling statistic unearthed is that U.S. employees spend 2.1 hours per week involved with conflict, which costs employers approximately $359 billion a year.* Wow. The hurt and tension […]

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Avoid Sending Angry Emails

The best way to address hurt feelings in the workplace is to confront your aggressor face-to-face and in an unemotional and professional tone and share your concerns. Talking things out is the only way to really resolve conflict. Still, most of us don’t relish—or take—this approach. In fact, many turn to a “safer” solution of […]

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Spend Your Time Wisely

I often think about how I should spend my time in order to be more productive and to carve out the time I need for my family, work, personal obligations, fitness and joy. There is of course the time that I think about why I’m spending time thinking about my time. That might seem kind […]

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