How to End a Meeting You’re Not Leading

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How many times have you attended a meeting you’re not leading, only to realize it could be completed in half the time? Or how many countless times have you been to a meeting that’s “just for the sake of having a meeting”. In this moment of recognition, you’ve got three choices…

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How to Forgive a Boss who’s Wronged You

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I woke up one morning a few months ago and blurted out, “Jerk!” I’d been having a dream about my boss…from 9 years ago. As an executive coach and consultant, I enjoy helping others with challenging personal interactions, but I’ve held onto some serious resentment towards the worst boss I’ve ever had.

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One Simple Question to Instantly De-Stress

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Ever wondered how to de-stress? Well, here’s something that can help. I woke up feeling stressed recently with an overload of projects as well as a glut of email that poured in overnight and just added to my day’s responsibilities. Over breakfast I began venting to my wife and she replied with a simple question…

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Three Questions You MUST Answer Before Quitting

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No matter where you go in your career the mission is always the same…create the job you love. This mission results in a work day that plays to your strengths, boosts your job satisfaction, and increases your engagement.

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Why You Must Take Control of Your Professional Development

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Ideally, professional development is a “two way street.” It has a positive impact on your performance for the organization as well as your own professional growth. So take control where you can, identify mutually beneficial options, and reap the benefits.

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When’s the Best Time for Your Professional Development

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So when’s the best time for your professional development? Most people I meet agree that professional development is important but often they can’t find a “good” time. It’s easy to put it off because there is almost always more pressing needs of the company, boss, friends, and family. But there’s one specific time of year you can often bank on for your own professional development.

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How to Stick It Out with a Coworker that Makes You Want to Quit

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How to deal with that difficult coworker that makes you want to quit your job.

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How to Experience Job Satisfaction Every Day

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Job satisfaction is often fleeting. Own your job satisfaction and reap the benefits of better sleep, more motivation, and less burnout.

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What I Learned about Motivation from Writing a Book

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How to stay motivated…Ever had a project you knew was extremely important but couldn’t stay motivated long enough to get it done? I was extremely motivated to begin writing my book, and I charged out of the gate following my project plan. But, staying motivated long enough to finish has been much more difficult.

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How to Increase Creativity in 10 Minutes

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Here’s an easy way to increase creativity…Before asking for help on a problem from your boss, coworker, or even going to Google; force yourself to think of 3 possible solutions no matter how off-the-wall they may be. Practicing this approach will most definitely increase your creativity.

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