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November 25, 2014

3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Holiday Party

It’s officially holiday party season – woot woot! I know we’re knee-deep in reflection and being thankful, but party time is right around the corner. Holiday parties used to be a big deal. And the bigger the company’s revenue, the bigger the event was. After the crash in 2008, many…
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November 8, 2014

Setting Yourself Up for Year-End Success

Somehow we’re already in the fourth quarter busy planning our holiday vacations and realizing exactly how much we need to start doing to achieve our annual goals, which of course has us questioning “where did this year go?” The last two months of the year are probably the most important…
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Employee CommunicationsInternal Politics
November 18, 2013

Rumor Mill at Work

It sometimes seems like it will never stop – in high school there were whispers and notes passed and maybe outright words said to you. In college it may have felt less… life threatening, but then you go to work. And you just can’t shake the feeling that people are…
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September 17, 2013

Stop Ruining Your Credibility at Work

As a solopreneur, I have been constantly told that one of the most important pillars of success is building credibility within your market or niche. Experts say that if you can show you are credible, then people will want to “buy-in” to what you are saying and selling. But credibility…
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February 4, 2013

Working Reputation Attacked!

These days, your online reputation is all of you have. You can post your life activities in 30 different online locations; show everyone what you are eating at any given moment; instantly tell people who you are dating (or whose heart you just broke). You can share everything about yourself…
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January 28, 2013

Work Persona – Perception vs. Reality

Who you are and what you do, are not nearly as relevant or important in the workforce as we think they are. In fact, would your work colleagues (not your friends at work) or boss, be able to describe the real you? Do they know what your top values are?…
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November 26, 2012

Why Not Getting that Promotion is Better than a Free Pass

Ok, so you can read all about what you should learn from getting passed over (below), but you should also check out my new course to prevent this from happening again. Go on, check out GET PROMOTED. There is nothing more deflating than getting passed over for a promotion. Especially…
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July 23, 2012

Best HR Advice and Chats – Part 1

Human Resources is a strange, strange world to be in most of the time. The things we see, the things we say, the things we have to do… There does tend to be some conversations and HR advice that I’ve had to deliver more times than I care to count,…
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