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Giving Thanks and Showing Appreciation

You’re excited you don’t have to go to work today, because it is Thanksgiving Day. (If you’re lucky enough to work for an organization that is closed today, you get a chance to relax and enjoy time with family or maybe just bathe in some well-deserved “me-time”.) Whatever your scenario, remember to take a momentContinue reading Giving Thanks and Showing Appreciation

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Are You Taking Your Vitamins?

You’re getting ready to close business for the day and you’re feeling a little sluggish. You’re not terribly tired, but you are feeling like you could have brought a little more something to your staff, your meetings, your customers. You didn’t lose any sales or make anyone cry today but you can’t quite put yourContinue reading Are You Taking Your Vitamins?

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We Can Do This, If…

You’re in a meeting with your team and you’re delivering some news that will likely not be well received. You’re not going to be able to have the annual company dinner party this year because the current budget cannot cover the costs. After the groans and eye rolls begin to subside, you go on toContinue reading We Can Do This, If…

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Are Your Audio and Video Synced?

You’re watching a video of a vendor pitching their latest product, but the audio is about a half second behind the video. You’re slightly put off by the misalignment, but you can handle it. It’s kind of like watching a poorly dubbed kung fu movie from the 70s, but not nearly as entertaining. But asContinue reading Are Your Audio and Video Synced?

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The Words We Use Say a Lot

You’ve asked one of your direct reports to see you in your office. It’s about a recent mistake they’ve made and you want to provide some feedback and maybe a little coaching. They enter the room sheepishly and slump down in the chair opposite your desk. You don’t want to beat around the bush, soContinue reading The Words We Use Say a Lot