Making a Difference at Work- And Getting Your Boss to Notice

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How can you step up at work and make impactful positive changes? The more you focus on changing things for the better, the more opportunities you’ll recognize. Start by asking yourself: Who needs help and how can I provide it? Who benefits from what I’m doing? How does what I’m doing impact what the organization… Read more »

Kicking Cabin Fever in the Workplace

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The entire nation has been wrapped up in – or buried under – this winter’s infamous polar vortex since the season began. And as recently as this month, the icy meteorological clutch refuses to let up. It’s been too cold to stay outside for long, too gloomy to be motivated, and too snowy to go… Read more »

How to Break the Ice with Your New Boss

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“Rapport is the ability to enter someone else’s world, to make him feel that you understand him, that you have a strong common bond.” So says motivational speaker Tony Robbins as he describes rapport. It’s a skill anyone can learn – and perhaps at no time is it more important than when you’re building a… Read more »

Surviving the Workday as a Middle Manager

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Middle managers are crucial to the success of a company. But “managing in the middle” can be challenging, especially as the workplace changes, mid-level managers take on additional authority, and organizational charts become flatter. What does it take to add value on a day-to-day basis? Mediate and Communicate Walk a mile in the other person’s… Read more »