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Thursday, November 16, 2017
For better or for worse, we all play a certain role at work. Our best qualities have led us to the best moments of our career, but our less redeeming ones tagged along too—and likely...
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Gratitude is a routine part of life, a warm, uplifting feeling that we experience when someone gives a gift, does a favor, or provides assistance. Robin Stern, a psychologist at the Yale...
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Tuesday, November 7, 2017
In 1969, I graduated from Wagner College, located on Staten Island, New York, with a degree in chemistry, along with many learning memories. I was full of energy and enthusiasm, and had an...
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Wednesday, November 1, 2017
People skills: Attentive listing, observing, and reading; perceiving and empathizing; effective and appropriate use of words, tone, expressions and gestures (verbal, written, and otherwise)...
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Friday, October 20, 2017
Here’s something I hear a lot from companies ranging from IT to manufacturing: “we have a great group of managers but most of them don’t have any experience as managers.” Translation: we...
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Darwin’s survival of the fittest concept has often provided the foundation of the argument that in order to be successful, leaders must climb the proverbial ladder while exuding...
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Mindfulness has developed a mistaken reputation as a sitting practice. Yes, sitting in contemplation or meditation is a required skill to develop. But did you know that the founder of the...
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Wednesday, September 27, 2017
My karate teacher Frank Gorman likes to say, “We are all products of our habits. Good habits? Bad habits? That is your choice.” What are you really prepared to require? What strong...
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
We have two Pyrex measuring cups we use for cooking at home: one holds two cups and the other holds four cups. It would be ineffective for me to pour four cups of liquid into the two-cup...
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Wednesday, September 13, 2017
We are living in a fast-changing and constantly evolving world, especially in the United States. Consider a few headlines:           Leadership is more than just a science, more than just...
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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Good Work Habits: Self-Presentation, Timeliness, Organization, Productivity, Quality, Follow-Through, Consistency, Initiative Basic work habits are matters of self-management, which has...
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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Most parents understand the problem with children stuffing their school backpacks with too many books, papers, calculators, pens, rulers, and other items. It is painful to watch young...
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Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Everybody has bad days or bad moments. In our career seminars, we do an exercise, but the point is not to help a person find out whether they have a bad attitude. Instead, the purpose is to...
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Thursday, August 3, 2017
Check the box that best describes you:     You lack direct and honest communication skills. You fail to stand up for yourself, and you avoid conflict.    You humiliate or put others down...
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Thursday, August 3, 2017
Typically, when people start their careers in a “caring” profession, they have a strong dedication to serve and are focused on providing the best patient attention. In many cases, though,...
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Thursday, July 20, 2017
Successful organizations require engaged employees. Employee engagement starts with employees’ relationships with their managers. To drive organizational results and develop their teams,...
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Thursday, July 13, 2017
Positive attitude means conveying optimism, generosity, support, and enthusiasm in your expressions, gestures, words, and tone. There is no doubt employee attitudes affect productivity,...
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Thursday, July 6, 2017
When I speak and write about mindfulness, the question I get most often is, “If I practice mindfulness, what does that get me?” I usually point to the growing body of research that...
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Wednesday, June 7, 2017
How do we cultivate our own confidence and how does confidence lead to stronger relationships—especially in the turbulent healthcare industry? Three ways: emotional intelligence, confidence...
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Employee feedback apps have generated a lot of industry hype and headlines in recent years. In fact, according to the Forbes.com article by talent management expert Josh Bersin, these tools...
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