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Stealing Happiness

Happiness is one of those things we all need, we all seek, and yet sometimes (oftentimes) we struggle to find it. We search and search and search. We look in all the right places. We try positive thinking, morning affirmations, self-help, self-care, setting and achieving goals, planning and going on vacations, and all the otherContinue reading Stealing Happiness

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Change is a Four Room Apartment

You’re anxiously anticipating getting everyone back in the office. Human Resources is about to send out the email communication dictating how people will be coming back to the workplace. You’ve read the communication and you’ve talked with a few of your peers. Everyone is on board, but you all sense your remote workforce is lessContinue reading Change is a Four Room Apartment

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The Words We Use Say a Lot

You’ve asked one of your direct reports to see you in your office. It’s about a recent mistake they’ve made and you want to provide some feedback and maybe a little coaching. They enter the room sheepishly and slump down in the chair opposite your desk. You don’t want to beat around the bush, soContinue reading The Words We Use Say a Lot

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Beware of Your Strengths

You’re in a meeting with your team and you have a great idea. You share it with the group. Everyone loves your new idea. A little bit later in the meeting, you have another great idea. You share that one with the group and they like that one too. The meeting continues and you haveContinue reading Beware of Your Strengths

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Prove Your Point or Improve Your Position?

You find yourself in a heated discussion with a close colleague, a direct report, or maybe even your spouse or partner. You’ve been going back and forth about who is right and who is wrong. And it appears things are not going to get better any time soon. We’ve all been there, and it stinks.Continue reading Prove Your Point or Improve Your Position?