Blog Profile / Forbes: Work in Progress


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Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Career Advice
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Archived Since:February 24, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Look Here If You’re Missing A Sense Of Purpose

We all want to feel a greater sense of purpose and meaning at work. If you want to get better answers for yourself, here are good questions you should be asking.

Four Listening Moves To Get The Best Ideas

Everyone wants better ideas, but we need to be great listeners to gain insights. Here are four simple shifts that enable you to take in more information to encourage learning and growth.

Four Conversations That Boost Employee Engagement

Leaders do a lot of communicating at work, but too much of it is the wrong kind. Here are four conversations you should be having...but likely aren't.

5 Ways To Break Up With Your Phone That Really Work

If you're ready to put down your phone and free up your time, here are five simple ways to quit your technology addiction for good.

You Talk Like A Woman. So What?

Women struggle to walk a narrow line in leadership communications to find the acceptable spot of being assertive but not alienating, warm but not soft. It can feel impossible to get right. Here are four considerations that impact professional women's communications to keep in mind.

How To Stay Positive When The World Is Falling Apart

We're in a time of immense uncertainty, but you still need to show up and do your day job. Here's how to stay focused, positive, and calm when there's craziness right outside your door.

Preparing For Your Next Chapter? Start With These Four Steps

New year, new transition? Before you jump, read these four tips for how to land in the right place for you.

Five Moves To Turn Skeptics Into True Believers

Negative workers can poison the office environment, stifle change, and torpedo innovation. Here are five steps a manager can take to turn skeptics into true believers.

How Old Is Too Old At Work?

Workers are staying in their jobs longer, and that creates more opportunities for age discrimination. Here are four ways to make sure you are viewed by your contribution, rather than your age.

Can A Leader Become More Likeable?

We've heard a lot in the 2016 presidential election about how unlikeable both candidates are. But this can be an issue for any leader -- we expect our leaders to be likeable people or we don't want to work for them. Here are steps you can take to ensure your own likeability, or fix a bad impression.

Dear Boss: Take Your #@&! Vacation Already!

Workers take less time for vacation every year, and that has real consequences for employee health and corporate health. If you want to know why your employees don't take proper vacations, look at yourself first.

Quick Fix: Quit Your Job And Boost Your Reputation

You may be dying to quit your job, but don't ruin all your hard work on the way out. Here's a simple guide to how to quit your job and enhance your reputation.

Toxic People At Work? Watch This.

Research shows that 4 out of 5 of us have dealt with toxic people in the workplace. Here's why it's such a problem, and what you can do about it.

The Template To Build A Rock Star Team

If you want to build a rock star team, you need to learn how to build potential in others. Here's how to turn B-players into A+ performers.

Read This And Be A Better Listener Immediately

Most of us are poor listeners -- and there's a reason for that. This article points out how to overcome the biggest listening hurdles so you can immediately up your game.

Are You Pushing Your Team Hard Enough?

Are you pushing your team hard enough -- or too hard? Different situations require unique styles of leadership. Find out the questions you should ask before you adjust your style to achieve the best results.

Please, Take Your Leadership Personally

Authentic leadership is a common term in leadership circles, but what does it really mean and how does one lead authentically?

How To Keep An Open Mind

We're told our entire lives to keep an open mind, but psychologists have shown that we're hardwired to be close minded. Here are four ways to strategically develop and sustain an expansive outlook.

Four Ways To Get Your Global Team To Gel

Leaders are increasingly managing global teams -- and finding it hard to get right. Here are four steps to make sure your global team gels, and performs.

Tweetable Career Advice from Six Successful Women

Six rising stars in the communications industry share their career wisdom.

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