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The decisions we make about people are critical to the continued success of our teams and organizations. Getting it wrong can be embarrassing and even disastrous. These five steps can help you make better decisions about who to hire, fire and promote.
Are you worried that your performance may be tailing off? Here are actions you can take when you’re concerned your performance is on a plateau or even declining.
When your work feels like a drag and you lack motivation, here are five more ways to motivate yourself and get that spark back in your career.
There will be times when work feels like a drag and you lack motivation. Here are seven ways to motivate yourself and enjoy your work again.
Are you giving your career the attention it deserves right now? Here are the top five excuses I hear for not focusing on your career and why they can backfire. Let’s see if you recognize yourself in any of these.
For most of us, speaking up in meetings is intimidating, especially when there are important people involved. Use these five strategies to speak up in your next meeting and make the most of the opportunity to shine.
Imagine you’re responsible for a super talented and highly experienced team, and you need to bind this team together to achieve an outcome. Here's how to get everybody on the same page and pulling together.
How you approach everyday activities can propel your career forward or hold you back. These seven things can move you ahead faster and more easily.
When’s the last time you took time away from the day-to-day to work on something that matters to you? If you find it hard to do this, here are five things you can do to create the time and mind space to step away from the daily grind to invest in yourself.
When you’re overeager and say “yes” to everything, you can end up taking on too much and taking on the wrong things. These three essential skills protect your time and energy so you can advance in your career and have a great life too.
It’s tempting to focus on results. After all, we tend to get recognized and rewarded based on the results we produce. But, it can be counterproductive or downright bad for you when you focus primarily on the result.
Caring too much about a result can be as detrimental to progress as not caring at all. Here are three ways that caring too much can show up as a liability and what you can do about it.
We all need help at times but needing to ask for help can often feel embarrassing and even humiliating. If you find it hard to ask for help, discover when you need to ask for help and how to make it easier.
The more senior you become, the more you will be called upon to make tough decisions. When you’re under pressure to make an important decision, this checklist will guide you through the decision-making process.
For most people, the thought of attending a big networking event is less than appealing. I recently attended an event where I took a fresh approach and had a great experience. Here are 10 things you can do to make your next networking event a win for you too.
We all have a chip on our shoulder about something. The problem is that other people can see it even when you don’t and this can hurt you. When a question or comment puts you on the defensive, here's how can you manage it better.
We all have limiting beliefs that keep us playing small, but it doesn't have to be that way. If you can recognize that limiting beliefs are just thoughts that you’ve given authority to, you can free yourself up to accomplish more. These five steps can help you.
If I had to pick one skill that has helped me be a more successful leader, colleague and family member, it would be listening. The benefits of being a great listener are huge. But, unfortunately, most people don’t listen well.