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Office Holiday Party Do’s & Don’ts

One of the few times of the year everyone from the interns to the CEO can be in the same room is during the annual office holiday party. While some fi...
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Leadership Tips: Foster Gratitude Together

Last week I was at Ernst & Young’s Strategic Growth Forum, where CEOs and executives came together to talk about new trends in business. Specifically,...
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Post Election Hangover? A Challenge for You

Do you have a post-election hangover? There is a good chance you do. And, there is also a good chance that you are in the office with someone who feel...
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Leadership Tips: Build Emotional Capital

Emotional intelligence (EQ) is awareness of yourself and your impact on others around you. EQ allows you to build relationships and drive results. Ken...
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6 Ways to Conquer the Fear of Confrontations

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by Forbes.com and provides six ways to conquer fear of confrontation. Whether we like to admit or...
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2 Reminders to Take the Scare out of Your Conversations

There are legitimate reasons to be scared about having some conversations. Let’s be honest - some people do not react well when confronted, regardless...
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12 Different Strategies for Dealing with a Boss Who Plays Favorites

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published by The Muse  and provides twelve strategies for dealing with a boss who consistently plays f...
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Leadership Tips: Take Time to Talk with Your Boss

Today is National Boss’s Day, and whether you loathe or admire yours, it’s a good time to reflect on the role this individual plays in your life. Ther...
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How to Handle Difficult Conversations at Work

This week’s Friday Resource was originally published by Harvard Business Review and details how to handle difficult work situations. Difficult convers...
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Leadership Tips: Create Time for a New Relationship

Looking ahead at your eventful week, think about the many people you will interact with – on the phone, via email, in your community, and in the ...
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Fierce Performance Management: Tips & Tools to Unlock Potential

A workplace revolution has begun. The old school performance review processes with ratings and rankings are out the door. And they are being replaced ...
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5 Tips for Having a Better One-on-One with Your Direct Reports

According to Lucid Meetings research, 55 million meetings occur per day. For average workers that means eight meetings per week. For managers, 12 per ...
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The Benefits of Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Profiles International and explores the impact emotional intelligence can have in the workplac...
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Head & Heart: Emotions Belong in the Workplace

We humans behave for emotional reasons first, then for rational reasons. It is a fact. Psychology professor, Daniel Kahneman, was awarded the 2002 Nob...
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3 Tips to Build an All-Star Team

As we get closer to Super Bowl Sunday, there is a lot of talk about teams. Who will win? Who will have their head in the game? Just like in athletics,...
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3 Mindset Shifts for Millennial Leaders in 2016

Millennials have recently become the largest generation in the workforce. Because of it, we are seeing a shift that signals more workplace adjustments...
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Let’s Get Flexible: 1 Tip to Create What You Want at Work

It is the end of the era of pushing the “one size fits all” experience in the workplace. Employees expect a degree of flexibility and customization, w...
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How Successful People Take Advantage Of The Holiday Season

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Forbes and uncovers six ways to get the most out of the holiday season rush. For most of us, D...
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The 4 Pillars of Better Leadership

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Entrepreneur and outlines concrete steps leaders can take to improve their leadership skills. ...
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Don’t Lie to Yourself: 3 Myths about Toxic Workplace Cultures

Toxic workplace cultures can make or break a company. It can be the difference between innovation or routine. Happiness or disappointment. Growth or d...
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3 Tips for a Happier Team

Are you happy? Is your team happy? Happy can sometimes feel like a soft word. Or something that feels pretty abstract. James Key Lim, chief executive ...
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Leadership Tips: Talk with Intention

Yesterday was National Talk in an Elevator Day. Considering it was a Sunday, use this week as an opportunity to talk with someone new in an elevator…o...
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The Why and What of Motivation

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on Training Industry and explores the truth behind what really motivates people to achieve succes...
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Legislated Optimism: A Worst “Best” Practice

Legislated optimism is the purview of the one-way leader. When optimism is legislated, meetings produce more nothing than something. Ideas die without...
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What's the Temperature of Your Relationships?

This week’s Fierce resource was originally published on TrainingIndustry.com and examines the impact our relationships have on our ability to meet our...
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