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Building Positive Habits For Full-Time Remote Work

“Where did this bowl of ice cream come from?” And other questions that arise when we work from home. Last week, I was on a video call with a client in the UK. I was in my office in New … Continue reading

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Motivating Your Team From The Inside Out: Leveraging Internal Motivating Factors

Getty Royalty Free What motivates each of us to do better? I confess, I play Words with Friends compulsively. I swear I’m motivated by the intellectual challenge and the opportunity to occasionally best some of my really smart friends at … Continue reading

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Enhance Your Online Brand

Now that we can’t meet in person, your online presence is your first impression. Maybe you’re looking for a new job, aiming to expand your current role, or working to stay relevant in a changing world. Either way, you need … Continue reading

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Channeling Astronaut Mark Watney: Effective Leadership In The Age Of ‘What Else Could Possibly Go Wrong?’

Getty Royalty Free Sol 45 I have been alone in my home office for over a month, not seeing anyone. I’ve had to learn all sorts of new technology to stay alive, workwise. I have literally planted 60 heads of … Continue reading

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Meet Me In The Middle

As a communication professional and executive coach, I teach people how to be effective communicators. How to have conversations that connect rather than divide. One of the most common stumbling blocks I encounter when teaching effective conversation skills is the … Continue reading

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Too Much Email While WFH?

Consider these quick tips before you hit ‘send’: Can it wait? If your email is not time-critical, consider waiting to send. That way your recipients can deal with urgent matters first. If you are worried about forgetting to send, draft … Continue reading

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5 Must Do’s When You’re Suddenly Working From Home Full-Time

Personally, I don’t like working from home. If I can choose, I go into the office. I just get more done. Unfortunately, to protect my family and my employees, going to the office is no longer the best option. For … Continue reading

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6 Tips To Help You Reduce Distance For Remote Teams

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Receiving Feedback

“Although you can find hundreds of resources teaching you how to give feedback effectively, there are very few that will tell you how to receive it well.” Neha Ratnakar, Exec-Comm Learning Consultant, shares her top 3 tips for how to … Continue reading

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Of Privilege, Presumption And Promise: Inequality In The Workplace And Ways To Combat It

Getty Recently, 140 professionals, mostly strangers, set aside an entire day to get uncomfortable with each other. We had frank and revealing conversations. I found myself sharing a few personal stories that I had never shared in a work setting … Continue reading

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