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Liz Uram

5 Powerful Phrases for Difficult Discussions

By Liz Uram Do you ever come up with your best responses an hour after a conversation has ended? Do you ever say to yourself “I wish I would have said…” or “I wish I wouldn’t have said…”? Do you ever get tongue-tied when you are put on the spot? If you can relate to […]

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Shelley Armato

Be an Industry Disruptor: 5 Keys to Making Positive Change

By Shelley Armato Everyone has the potential to be an industry leader. These leaders are the ones who transform the world—who disrupt their industry and launch massive and positive change. The challenge is that too many people are comfortable and complacent with where they are. They’ve settled into the pattern of reacting to disruptions rather […]

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Julie Miller

Four Tips to Re-Build Trust Through Writing

By Dr. Julie Miller “I wish I could rewind the clock and do it differently.” Bob, CEO of a mid-size organization lamented to his former colleague, Rick.  A week earlier he had sent out an internal memo warning that things were about to change. Their entire industry would soon be affected due to emerging government […]

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Jill Johnson

9 Tips to Make Working Remotely Work for You and Your Employer

By Jill J. Johnson  The concept of remote working has been around for a long time. Many entrepreneurs have mastered the ability to work virtually, but it is often a major challenge for those who normally work in a busy office setting to shift to working outside their traditional office environment. Working remotely can feel […]

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Peter DeHaan

It’s Your Move: Life Lessons From the Game of Chess

By Peter Lyle DeHaan, PhD My cousins taught me how to play chess when I was in third grade. My parents, doubting I could grasp the complexities of the game, urged caution and tried to lower my expectations. Yet I forged ahead. My oldest cousin patiently taught me the names of the pieces and how […]

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Marcia Reynolds

Eye Rolling: Five Ways to Keep the Conversation Rolling

By Marcia Reynolds, PsyD “I can handle when they talk back to me,” the HR Director said, “but when they roll their eyes, it just gets under my skin.” “I know,” said the Training Manager. “I have an intern who does amazing work, but when I try to give him some direction, the eye roll […]

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Jeremy Eskenazi

How to Simplify and Maximize Your Video Interviews

By Jeremy Eskenazi Interview practices have come a long way over the last few years. With it has come to some huge benefits like video interviews! It has saved candidates hours in anxious commuting time as one standout benefit. The flip side is that video interviews that are not well set up can create even […]

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Steve Yacovelli

Positive Thinking at Work: Not Being a “Glass Half-Fool”

By: Steve Yacovelli, Ed.D. So many people in the modern workplace try to operate from a glass-half-full mindset. But these days it’s getting tougher to see that glass of (insert your beverage of choice) as being half-full versus half-empty. There’s so much negativity in the world today, so much polarization, so many 24/7 news outlets […]

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Peter DeHaan

Going from Good to Better

By Peter Lyle DeHaan , PhD I remember years ago as I gazed about my office, I am amused at its absurdity. It contained an eclectic array of form and function. Although my computer technology was first-rate, the room’s remaining accouterments were a varied collection emanating from different decades, with the diverging appearance and disparate […]

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Jill Johnson

Asking Questions to Enhance Your Strategic Thinking

By Jill J. Johnson The foundation of effective strategic thinking and strategy development is knowing how to ask the right questions. Learning to ask the right questions can be difficult because most people only know how to ask superficial questions that have easy answers. Asking challenging questions allows you to be more impactful in critical […]