Leadership Development

Just because it’s the year’s end, that doesn’t mean you have to summarize it

December 13, 2018
You may be tempted at an office holiday party to say a few words about the business end of things, mentioning what was accomplished this year—but now is not the time.

The 4 Burners theory

December 6, 2018
Ever heard of this one? It’s a new way of looking at work-life balance.

1-Minute Strategies: January ’19

December 6, 2018
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4 ways to annoy strangers fast

November 29, 2018
You don’t want to come across as annoying or rude when you meet people for the first time. So, if you are interacting with a new group, whether it is a new work team or strangers at a social event, avoid these behaviors.

Stop dishing out advice and start listening!

November 20, 2018
There are many things to be said about venting and releasing one’s angst or frustration through dialogue. In fact, the most important thing to be said is what is actually being said during this dialogue!

5 scary actions that haunt your reputation

November 8, 2018
While many professionals believe they are perceived as uber-professionals, they don’t realize how all of the mistakes they make cost them influence. Uncover the hidden mistakes you make that frighten off your ability to influence others.

Trust the process, not the accomplishment

November 8, 2018
Be hungry and be passionate! Respect the process that got you to where you are today, and continue to leverage your process to further your mission and your value-add to society.

Gain ground with great models

November 8, 2018
If you want to boost your productivity, it’s not enough to declare, “Now I’m going to work smarter.” You need a model to follow—or a rule of thumb to guide you.

Meditate in 8 simple steps

November 8, 2018
Want to bring a little calm into your day? Joseph Croskey, who is certified in the Search Inside Yourself program developed at Google, offers this mindfulness practice.

What do people want from your apology?

November 8, 2018
When the inevitable screwup happens on your watch, don’t craft your apology without knowing which words will do the trick and which won’t.