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Communicating With Heart

Sometimes we can feel pressure to buy into the notion that professionalism should be judged against one’s ability to reason and think critically, without the influence of emotion (i.e. weakness). Our world has grown competitive, fast-paced and results-driven, which can … Continue reading

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Passive Aggression At Work

There is a lot of talk about damaging behaviors in the workplace. Much of these discussions focus on overt behaviors like bullying and harassment, which cause the plummeting of morale and productivity, among other things. Another less obvious behavior that … Continue reading

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Developing an Elevator Speech

“What you do for a living?” Chances are you’ve answered this question dozens of times, and you most likely offered the same bits of information to each inquirer. That is essentially the foundation of an “elevator speech.” The term refers … Continue reading

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Weaknesses: We All Have Them

Try as we might, not one of us is perfect, and sometimes that can be a tough reality to face. Every single one of us has things we can improve on, and there is no shame in that. Even so, … Continue reading

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The Answer to Questions You Don’t Know the Answer To

Over the course of your workday, how many questions do you suppose you are asked? It probably varies, but my guess is that it’s not an insignificant number. Of all those questions asked, it’s inevitable that there will be times … Continue reading

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