12 Ways To Make Your One-On-One Meetings A Standout

The one-on-one meeting is ubiquitous. Having a dedicated space in your workday for an anticipated conversation between a manager and employee provides an opportunity for coaching, mentorship and breaking through challenges to rise to the next level. Justin Rosenstein, co-founder Asana, says “You spend so much time finding great people, it’s worth it to help them…

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14 Steps To Creating A Magnetic Company Culture

Culture is a living element, and it permeates all aspects of your company. From the way you acknowledge people, to the way you give feedback and have courageous conversations, it all ties into your infrastructure at all levels. Culture includes a company’s standards, expectations, experience, and values that hold a team together. It is based…

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13 Tips For Navigating Change In The Workplace

Change in the workplace can create ripple effects throughout an organization. If you accept that leaders make decisions that are in the best interest of the organization, humans are imperfect, and outcomes can be challenging to foresee. Every human is vulnerable to what Daniel Goleman calls the “amygdala hijack.” When your fear takes over, it…

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How Leaders Can Harness Workplace Collaboration In A Fast-Paced Environment

Have you ever experienced firsthand the challenge in getting in a group of people to collaborate and how difficult it can be – like herding cats. The project moves ahead, ideas are nurtured only to be discarded, and work festers awaiting review. Initial approvals are granted then denied, and revisions are endlessly resulting in deadlines…

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The Fine Art Of Leaning Into Environments In The Workplace, Even When It’s Difficult

Workplace conflict is on the rise. Whether it be with colleagues, clients, bosses, or navigating work relationships, you need to use your voice rather than avoid these situations. When you don’t speak up, you remain trapped in your conflict. At times, conflict is needed. Many humans skirt the chance to confront challenges or opt to…

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6 Science-Backed Activities For Leaders To Become More Zen In Life

Whether it’s mothers trying to separate teens from their screens to the busy executive going from conference calls to meditation, the evolution of technology impacts all facets of life. The digital world is permeating the fabric of life and its time to redefine the future of living. As of December 2018, there are over 2.32…

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8 Ways Women Leaders Inspire The Next Generation

Women throughout history have led through great wisdom. J.K Rowling’s hopeful 2008 Harvard commencement speech, Oprah’s powerful 2018 Golden Globe acceptance speech and Lady Gaga’s 2019 Oscar’s acceptance speech reminding you that if you have a dream, fight for it. There is a discipline for passion, and it is not about how many times you get rejected or fall, it…

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13 Ways Leaders Re-Boot Employee Engagement In Business

Can you remember when you first joined your team, full of enthusiasm, passion, and determination you were going to make a difference? You are pumped with new ideas, strategies and palpable energy that would permeate the walls of any building. Then as time progressed, days turn into months, your energy plateaued, your enthusiasm waned, and…

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8 Ways To Step Into 2019 With A Vengeance And Operate At Your Fullest Potential

When you invest time to reflect what you are like when you are at your best and when you are having your best impact on other people, the true essence of you has been activated. The part of your brain lights up that produces enthusiasm and zest. To truly succeed, you must be willing to bring…

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8 Ways To Create A Workplace No One Will Ever Want To Leave

People are the engine that keeps companies growing, improving and innovating. Given the nature of today’s workplace, environments demand collaboration, the ability to tap into deep thinking and the embodiment of mentorship. When people blend these skills, they become their own inspiration and maximize opportunities where both people and business thrive. Harvard Business Review article “Creating…

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