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Three Tricks to Make This Year’s Goals Stick

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January 23, 2018
Three Tricks to Make This Year’s Goals Stick

Tweet How do you keep going when you’re ready to give up on your goals? According to U.S. News, roughly 80% of Americans give up on their resolutions by the second week of February. Perhaps you’re disappointed with your performance thus far and want to throw in the towel. Instead, try these three tips to...
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What’s Your Praise-to-Criticism Ratio?

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January 8, 2018
What’s Your Praise-to-Criticism Ratio?

Tweet Criticism is hard to swallow for many people. Turns out it’s even harder to undo. Dr. Gottman and Robert Levenson started studying the difference between happy and unhappy couples during the 1970s. They discovered that the key factor between the two is the balance between positive and negative interactions. They computed a “magic...
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Three Ways to Lead Your Team to the Next Level

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August 29, 2016
Three Ways to Lead Your Team to the Next Level

Tweet Sometimes leaders wish that they had stronger teams, but how many examine themselves to ascertain how their leadership style impacts their team’s performance? There are two sides of the high performance team equation. First, managers must exhibit stellar leadership skills to drive employee engagement. Gallup estimates that managers account for at least 70%...
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Four Ways to Conjure Confidence

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August 4, 2016
Four Ways to Conjure Confidence

Tweet Do you wish you felt more confident when speaking one-on-one or to a large group of people? If so, you aren’t alone. According to the Wall Street journal, public speaking is the #1 fear in America. Graduates of the Dale Carnegie Course for Effective Communications and Human Relations Skills for Success report that...
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Three Stellar Service Steps from Sailing the Seas

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July 13, 2016
Three Stellar Service Steps from Sailing the Seas

Tweet Despite dozens of deranged cruise ship stories—from crashing into a giant rock to dozens of onboard illnesses, millions of Americans continue to cruise.  In fact, the number of passengers carried by the cruise industry has grown year-on-year and is expected to exceed 24 million in 2018.  If you’ve cruised before, you most likely have...
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4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce

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July 1, 2016
4 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Engaging a Multi-Generational Workforce

Tweet The rise of technology and Internet access have forced massive change in the workplace. But perhaps it’s the Millennial worker that has caused the most tension in the workplace. The generational divide at work has never been deeper and more daunting than it is today. Here are today’s most relevant challenges with engaging...
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Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

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April 20, 2016
Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

Tweet Regardless of your role and rank within an organization, garnering the attention of busy people can be extremely challenging, especially via email.  Here are six steps to increasing the likelihood that an email recipient will not only open your email, but read your entire message and respond. Start with a simple subject line. ...
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Four Ways to Get More Done

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April 15, 2016
Four Ways to Get More Done

Tweet Dale Carnegie said, “If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.” At times, it feels nearly impossible to get everything done!  We...
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Seven Steps to Network like an All-Star

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April 13, 2016
Seven Steps to Network like an All-Star

Tweet Make more meaningful connections by following these steps to all-star networking. Create your personal value proposition.  What skills, unique talents, strengths, experience and connections do you offer?  If you are attending an event with the intent to connect with someone in particular, map out what you need to discuss and how you could...
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New Year Resolution Check-In—4 Psychologist’s Secrets to Success

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April 8, 2016
New Year Resolution Check-In—4 Psychologist’s Secrets to Success

Tweet Are you among half of the Americans which research suggests set New Year’s resolutions each year?  If so, with the first quarter behind us, it’s time to measure success.  Consider how you’ve fared thus far and if you are disappointed in your performance, you’re not alone—only 8% of Americans actually achieve their resolutions....
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