Healthy Work Life: Take Care of Yours

By: Caroline Dowd-Higgins, Professional Speaker, and Executive Coach for Caroline Dowd-Higgins - Career Consultant The donuts are there to greet you in the break room…the Diet Coke is the “perfect fix” for getting through the afternoon…it’s so much easier to “push through” rather than get up from the desk to stretch… and so it [...]

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Be Yourself…But Not All the Time

By: Julie Holunga, Founder, Speaker, Trainer for Chinook Executive Solutions Everywhere we look, leaders are being told to "be themselves". Be authentic. Let your people see the real you. Be natural. Be mindful! (I’m so sick of that word…especially when it comes to being mindful when I eat!) I agree to be genuine. Bring [...]

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5 Big Lies That Block Your Progress… And How to Conquer Them

By: Terry McDougall, President at Bright Beam ConsultingEvery day I talk with people who have big dreams and want to pursue them but don’t. They feel frustrated and stuck and aren't sure what to do about it. Deep down, they know exactly who they are and what will make them happy, but they are [...]

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Play at Work: Incorporating Fun on the Job

By: Caroline Dowd-Higgins, Professional Speaker and Executive Coach for Caroline Dowd-Higgins - Career Consultant For many of us, work is often characterized as “serious,” “nose-to-the-grindstone,” “no-nonsense” and “down to business.” There’s this idea that work is work and play is…well…for after work. In an INC column, Brendan Boyle, a partner at the design firm, [...]

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A 4-Step Guide to Overcoming Obstacles

By: Dana Massett, MBA, President at Planning Etc. LLC “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms - to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” Viktor Frankl You know the old adage “life isn’t fair.” Well, fair [...]

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When a Colleague Pushes Your Buttons At Work, Should You React?

By: Elena Lipson, Principal and Founder Mosaic Growth Partners Several years ago, I was brought in by leadership to add another layer of management to the team. It was a difficult situation - the leadership wanted me there, the team did not. Consequently, it often felt like certain members of the team were [...]

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Four Ways to Ditch Modesty and Speak Confidently About Your Achievements

By: Homaira Kabir, Women's Wellbeing and Leadership Coach and Trainer Many bright and successful women hate to call attention to their achievements. Although they are often as ambitious as men, they keep their successes to themselves, hoping others will notice their competence and reward them for it. While this may work in an ideal [...]

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Infuse Creativity Into Your Culture and Boost Performance

By: Adriana Puente, Associate Planner The Rawls Group Many of today’s most successful companies are described as innovators and disruptors. These companies are developing cultures to encourage change and creativity, which historically have been ideas organizations shy away from. What is the culture of your company? Are you encouraging change and creativity with your [...]

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How to Take Control When You’re Interrupted in Meetings

By: Sarah Neville, Open Line Communications Director You’re in a meeting, about to give an update on a big project. You take a breath, and launch in. You share the context, some key data, and are just getting to your recommendations when Steve-from-marketing, interrupts with a comment - and you lose your train of [...]

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Don’t Let Your Negative Nellie Keep You From Moving Forward

By: Yvette Costa, CEO & President at Full Circle CoachingThat nagging, critical voice in your head is your Negative Nellie. It tells you that you aren’t good enough, didn’t do something right, were wrong to do or say something, or that you don’t deserve what you want. We all have a Negative Nellie. Human [...]

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