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Three Myths about High Achievers in the Workplace

Staff At Coffee Bar There are plenty of books out there for high achievers—usually prescribing morning routines, how many books you should be reading and other habits connected to success. But Maki Moussavi, author of “ The High Achiever’s Guide: Transform Your Success Mindset and Begin the Quest to Fulfillment, ” has a different take. So I chatted ...More Info

Drop The "Shoulds"

Drop the Shoulds
Why?
One time I watched a three-year-old at her birthday party. Her friends were there from preschool, and she received lots of presents. The cake came out, she admired the pink frosting rose at its center, and everyone sang. One ...
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The One Attribute Leaders Need to Thrive

What Leaders Need to Thrive Recently I participated in a survey last year about the future of leadership. There was only one question:
“What is the number one attribute that successful leaders will need to thrive in the next decade?”
I thought hard about ...
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Pitching a Better Leadership Model with Mark Greenburg

Pitching better leadership In the early days of Major League Baseball, it was all about the team. A player started and ended his career with the same franchise, and fans gathered around the radio to listen to their favorite play-by-play announcer call the highlights of the game. The excitement ...More Info

The Truth About the Stages of Grief

Helping Hands Chances are, you know about the stages of grief. The stages of grief has been around since the late 1960s, thanks to the book On Death and Dying. Grief takes place in five stages, all in a particular order. You probably know what the stages are, ...More Info

Hold Wants Lightly

Hold Wants Lightly
Why?
Getting caught up in wanting – wanting both to get what's pleasant and to avoid what's unpleasant – is a major source of suffering and harm for oneself and others. First, a lot of what we want to get comes with a big ...
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How to Really Listen to Employees

How to Really Listen to Employees Can you tell when someone's listening intently? I can. They're actively engaged, making eye contact, and fully taking in my comments, not thinking about the next thing they're going to say. I know I'm being seen and heard, and the listener respects what I have to say. ...More Info

The Good, the Bad, and the Stressful

Good_Bad_and Stressful Stress is an emotion that we experience a lot, especially in today's world. We don't seem to have enough time to do everything we need to do. We have lots of tasks, and no plan to pursue them. We may feel worry about what we cannot control. In short, ...More Info

How to Boost Energy and Confidence at Work

Boost Energy and Confidence at Work A successful company depends on successful employees, and successful employees depend on successful engagement.  When an employee isn't engaged, they're minimizing their company's potential by not maximizing their own. When engagement is down, employers falsely jump ...More Info

Tried Everything and Still Over Scheduling? Try these Proven Time Management Tips

Tried Everything and Still Over Scheduling I've been known as a perpetual over–scheduler for much of my professional life. I'm not sharing this to gain your sympathy, or to impress you. I agree emphatically with  Brene Brown  who says we need to give up exhaustion as a status symbol. But even ...More Info
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