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We all need to influence people at work, but it’s easier said than done and it feels especially fraught when the stakes are high. So how do you influence someone to your point of view and make a compelling case for what you want?
You might think being smart, strategic, technically skilled, or having the best network of connections makes you a great collaboration partner. While all of these are helpful, there’s another quality that stands out above the rest.
Leaders who adopt a certain personal brand of leadership and stick to it can easily become outdated “dinosaurs”. Here’s how to evolve your personal brand as a leader and be more effective.
Whether your source is the bookstore, the library or borrowing from someone else, give yourself the gift of knowledge and make time to nourish your mind. Here are four books I’ve read that have made the biggest impression on me.
Feedback is essential to your career success. Yet receiving feedback can fill even the highest performing professionals with dread. Here are ways to handle the feedback you receive and use it to create an amazing career you excel at and love.
Who do you turn to when you need career advice? Who do you consult when you need to talk through a career challenge you’re facing or a decision you need to make? Use this free resource to get the career advice you need.
In a job interview, what are the things that make you someone they want to hire? In my guest appearance on LinkedIn Career Talks, I spoke about what hirers are really looking for, plus how you can show this to them in a job interview.
As a leader, asking questions can be more important than having the answers. And asking the right questions at the right times will help you become an even better leader. Here are some of my favorite questions and when to ask them.
Most people miss the golden opportunity to use their mid-year review to connect and raise their profile with key stakeholders. Don’t be like most people. Instead, achieve three important goals by doing a “reverse” mid-year review.
Do you have a perfect boss? One that meets with you regularly, gives feedback, listens to your concerns, supports your development, and trusts you to do your job? If not, here are some ways to improve your relationship and career success.
Being underutilized is demoralizing, frustrating and a waste of your unique strengths and skills. Instead of waiting for an opportunity to shine, use this skill to be more visible to decision-makers, expand your influence and find joy in what you do.
Do you feel overwhelmed by all the things you’re expected to get done? Whether you’ve said yes to too much or an unexpected event has consumed your already limited time, use this 5-step technique to quickly shift from overwhelmed to back in control.
If you’re getting turned down for additional resources, you may be making a common and often overlooked mistake. Discover the signs to look out for and what to do instead to succeed in negotiating for resources you need.
As a team leader, you’re responsible for securing resources to get the work done. But if you ask for resources and all you get from your boss is “no”, then see if you’re making one of these common mistakes.
What does it take to succeed in a world of hybrid working and where things keep changing? The answer is radical adaptability. Discover how you and your organization can embrace radical adaptability to compete and win in the new world of work.
Your habits are at the core of what makes you successful. But there’s an often-overlooked habit that is key to having a successful career. Here are five benefits you’ll reap from embracing this overlooked habit.
Do you feel like work is overwhelming everything else in your life? Use this strategy to set the foundation for a healthy work life, and a practical tip you can use right now to protect yourself from being overwhelmed by the demands of work.
Are you tired, stressed and burnt out? Do you feel like you don’t have the time and energy to do the important things you know you should do? Take these three steps to re-energize so you can progress towards your career and life goals.