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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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Respect: Expected and Earned

There are different types of respect: basic (given) and utmost (earned). First, we will discuss basic respect, which should be treated as an expectation and natural right. You never have to earn the kind of respect that keeps you safe … Continue reading

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Remembering Names

We often overlook how important it is to remember someone else’s name. It’s easy to give a casual apology and chalk it up to a bad memory, but the fact of the matter is, we can do better if we … Continue reading

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Humor: Litmus for Likeability

Humor indicates a lot about us, our choices, and our relationships, and by using humor we can pretty accurately gauge how favorably someone thinks of us. Obviously, you need not be a comedian to be well liked, but it should … Continue reading

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