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My husband challenged me to get out of my comfort zone and go “boogie boarding” in the Pacific Ocean – something we hadn’t done in a decade. He knows I don’t like sand, seaweed, or being in cold water.
We all feel down in the dumps from time to time. Here’s a simple strategy in case you find yourself feeling a little down after a great holiday break, facing back-to-work “reentry trauma”, or having a rough patch of any kind.
Eight common obstacles that even very successful people face and strategies for handling them to become a good leader and enjoy greater career success
Three problems I have with the “work-life balance” concept, a more energizing goal to focus on instead, and the 5 strategies for getting there.
Are you a great boss, bad boss or something in between? See how easy it is to be perceived as a bad boss and the tweaks that can turn you into a great boss.
Are you constantly getting calls and other interruptions from the office when you’re on vacation? If so, here’s a great tip if you struggle with this too.
What if you could stop yourself from letting small negative things get to you? My favorite technique for doing just that is what I call “reframing“.
Your boss is the most important person in your career aside from yourself. I’ve never seen anyone get promoted without their boss’ support. So here are three strategies for winning over your boss.
These 5 mistakes almost sank me when I was transferred from NY to London. Here are my takeaways if you ever move to a new location to build a new business from scratch.
Delegating well is key to success – it allows you to deliver on the truly big projects. Here are five ways to improve your delegation skills no matter what stage you’re at in your career.
How are you spending your valuable time and energy? Do you have a good way to decide what’s “worth it” and what isn’t? The more senior you become, the more important it is to be clear on the answer.
Here's the worst piece of career advice I ever received. I also share 3 strategic questions to ask yourself that can help you advance your career even further.
Self-promotion is important for career success. If you feel awkward about doing it then here are 3 strategies to make self-promotion feel natural and 3 tactics to help you do it with ease.
In the previous post, I shared 3 fundamentals and strategies on how to persuade someone to change their mind without alienating them. In this post, I share 3 tactics you can use to persuade someone.
A friend of mine was recently asked for advice on how to persuade someone to change their mind without alienating them. Here are three strategies that have worked for me when you need to do the persuading.
People are always forming impressions and making assumptions. People can’t help doing that and, frankly, we do it as well. What really matters is to make it work in your favor so you move onward and upward in your career.
We all know people who are difficult and they succeed because they’re so good at what they do. We also know people who are likeable and they don’t succeed. So how important is likeability for career success?
We all have times when we feel stuck in our careers, when we’re not advancing as fast as we’d like, or it feels like we’re not advancing at all. Here are three strategies you can use to help you stop feeling stuck.