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Boundaries and Habits

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While work may be back to business as usual for the most part, what that looks like today might be different than what it looked like two years ago. A lot of the country is still working remotely. There is shared solidarity in that experience when it happened seemingly overnight. Employees went from having a designated space in an office with office supplies to finding a way to make it work at ...

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Driving Participation Virtually

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In a society that is heavily reliant on technology, people skills can often suffer. We know how to communicate on social media and via text, but we don’t always know how to communicate face-to-face. When the nation seemed to go fully virtual almost overnight, it left a lot of businesses and organizations confused on how to continue to drive employee participation and rapport like we were used ...

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Influencing Others In A Positive Way

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It’s been said that all of us light up the room—some of us when we enter it and others when we leave. Which one are you? Hopefully, you’re positively influence others. If you’re unsure, follow along for some tips to be mindful of as you grow in your influence. Show Kindness Next time you find yourself in a frustrating situation, be mindful of whether you’re reacting or ...

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Working Well With Others

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One of the most challenging aspects of working in a team setting is the many different personalities at play. Sometimes this is a great thing, and other times it can create tension amongst each other. It’s easy to work with people who think like you, but how do you work with those who approach their work in a way that doesn’t make sense to you? Here are three tips from “How to Win Friends ...

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Video Conferencing 101

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We can all probably agree that we didn’t expect the pandemic to be affecting our professional (and personal) lives as we near the beginning of 2022. While businesses try to establish their new sense of normalcy, they are turning to hybrid work dynamics to serve their teams best. While most people are familiar with leveraging technology for meetings and conferences, here is a quick refresh on ...

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3 Ways To Control Your Nerves

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When it comes to presenting, the main culprit in our potentially unsuccessful delivery isn’t our lack of knowledge or curated PowerPoint—it’s our nerves. We often talk faster, stumble, add filler words, and/or blank on what we want to say. All because we’re nervous. Talk about frustrating. Here are a few tips to help you control your nerves so that they don’t control you. Practice, ...

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Winning at the Game of Life

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If life were a game, would you be winning at it? Have you gained victory over the goals you’ve set, or are you feeling defeated? As with every game, how you show up and play directly results in whether you achieve victory or find yourself defeated. If you are lacking a good strategy, here are three tips to help you be victorious. Identify the Victory Before you can achieve the victory you are ...

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Tackling the Time Management Matrix

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Often when we struggle to meet our daily goals, it’s more likely due to a time management problem versus lack of motivation. You start the day strong. You wake up, go through your morning routine and make a to-do list for what you want to accomplish that day. The motivation is there, the desire to follow through is there, but something happens between motivation and results that leaves us ...

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Start Working Towards Your Goals Today

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Whether it’s the type of life you aspire to have or the business idea you’ve dreamt about for years, we all have dreams and goals that we think about constantly. The problem for a lot of us is, it’s easy to get stuck in “one-day” land. We’re serious about the idea of accomplishing the said goal, but often we let too much time pass by without actually taking action. Before we know it, ...

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Tips for Effective Presenting

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When it comes to public speaking and presentations, most people are not excited by the thought of it. According to Forbes, only 10% of people thrive on public speaking, and 10% of people are absolutely terrified of it. That leaves 80% of people who are somewhere in between. Here are some tips to help you deliver your message effectively while staying confident and comfortable throughout ...

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First, Serve Others

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When it comes to selling, it’s important to remember that it isn’t about your end goal or your sales quota. It’s about others and how you can serve them. It is easy to become blinded by the potential income a sales role can provide. But often, that same driving force can lead to your demise. When you are winning, being in sales can feel great. When you are not winning, being in ...

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Are You Leading Yourself?

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When we think of leadership, we often think about leading others. But it is important to remember that before you can do that effectively, you have to be able to lead yourself. That will look different for everyone, but the principle remains the same—do you practice what you preach? Do you walk the walk? Here are a few ways you can do a self-leadership audit: Know What You Are Working ...

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