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Productivity And The Hard Truth About Time Management

Productivity And The Hard Truth About Time Management

This post first appeared on Forbes.com How well does the way you spend your time match your priorities? Better time management is a perennial coaching goal, as I’ve seen in hundreds of coaching engagements over the last fifteen years. It comes in several forms,...

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What To Do If You Get Emotionally Flooded At Work

What To Do If You Get Emotionally Flooded At Work

This post first appeared on Forbes.com Whether you were aware of it at the time or not, you have probably become emotionally flooded at one time or another. Flooding is when you become so emotionally overwhelmed that your ability to process information shuts...

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How To Build Conflict Skills—The Pinch/Crunch Model

How To Build Conflict Skills—The Pinch/Crunch Model

This post first appeared on Forbes.com We’ve all heard the clichés: Pick your battles. Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill. Don’t sweat the small stuff. Good advice, to a point, but for the conflict-averse, it is possible to be too selective about raising issues....

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The Hard Truth About Boundaries And Self Care

The Hard Truth About Boundaries And Self Care

This post first appeared on Forbes.com “There is always more to do. I constantly feel like I am letting people down.” This statement could have been made by almost any of my clients: Dirk, the VP of engineering at a tech company; or Sheena, a surgeon in a major clinic...

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What To Do When You Receive Contradictory Feedback

What To Do When You Receive Contradictory Feedback

This post first appeared on Forbes.com “Feedback is a gift.” We’ve all heard it, and it’s often true. At its best, feedback from our bosses and colleagues helps us understand our strengths, weaknesses and impact on others. It sheds light on our blindspots and provides...

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How To Create An Awesome Offsite Experience

How To Create An Awesome Offsite Experience

This post first appeared on Forbes.com As the summer draws to a close, many teams will be thinking about coming together for an offsite. The stakes for these gatherings are high. Employee engagement, collaboration and connection have faltered in the last three...

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Stop Telling Women To ‘Suck It Up’

Stop Telling Women To ‘Suck It Up’

This post first appeared on Forbes.com The “Barbie” movie’s over-the-top but incisive take on the impact of gender stereotyping on women’s lives hinted at, but did not delve deeply into the darker aspects and consequences of gender bias for women. But two...

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How To Prepare For Rejection

How To Prepare For Rejection

This post first appeared on Forbes.com Sergei is a 40-year old startup CEO looking to raise his next round of funding. Beth is a 30-year-old technical writer considering changing jobs. Maggie is a college sophomore rushing a sorority. What do they have in common? All...

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