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Deliver feedback that gets results

October 11, 2018
To maximize the impact of your input, prepare before you speak. Here are some guidelines.

When it’s okay to be a little paranoid

October 11, 2018
Q. In a society where things we did and said twenty years ago can be so easily retrieved and held against us, I’m nervous seeing my name attached to so many work documents I never actually see, emails from the company, etc. Am I being needlessly paranoid?

Benign dictatorship? It’s a gamble

October 11, 2018
Q. I find that my people respond powerfully to assertive, one-sided authority. But is this model dead? Am I a dinosaur?

Pounce on fear to make progress

October 11, 2018
Most people respond to fear by trying to shove it aside so they can resume their work. But denying its intense power can prove futile.

The passion of the bad forklift driver

October 11, 2018
Is your pride a thing you sometimes guard too fiercely? Are you willing to risk some of it to achieve more?

Stuck staring at a blank page?

October 11, 2018
The next time you’re faced with writer’s block, one of these ideas may help the words flow more easily.

The beauty of the rolling stone

October 11, 2018
Change doesn’t happen to us. It happens for us. By choice. It’s what keeps us fueled and energized.

This one question will buy you time and peace

October 11, 2018
A manageable life is about instinctively knowing what to take on and what to set aside, but very few of us have a firm hand when it comes to rejecting time-wasting or soul-depleting tasks and obligations.

Pursuing a solution? Make sure it’s needed first

October 11, 2018
The NFL has found that fixing a perceived problem can lead to even more. Are you about to make a similar mistake at work?

Following these best practices?

October 11, 2018
Preparation drives your success. If you aspire to lead, you cannot wing it. Those who attain power and prestige don’t get there by accident. They develop skills that propel them higher. Here’s how to enhance your reputation as an admired leader.