If You're Serious About Stress Management

If You're Serious About Stress Management

You're going to have to get comfortable with saying no. But you're also going to have to get comfortable with delegating. I can help—not because I'm an expert at it but because in acquiring this skill, I've overcome my share of failed attempts.

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The Leadership Lesson Most People Miss

The Leadership Lesson Most People Miss

Yes, including most managers. Which means that once you get this, you'll not only be smarter than most managers, you'll be smarter than you were five minutes ago—more confident, more in control. 

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The 3 Must-Haves of a Happy Office

The 3 Must-Haves of a Happy Office

If everyone deserves a drama-free workplace, why are so many people suffering just the opposite? Today's post has a quick true story—along with three qualities every office needs to thrive and compete well. Notice how none of these have to do with...

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How to Make Disappointment Hurt Less

How to Make Disappointment Hurt Less

Last week on Sept. 11, my cousin David would have turned 49—and I realized he'd been gone nearly as long as he'd been here. It's a real gift when the first thought of someone you've lost brings not tears but smiles. Ever been there?  Disappointment...

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Sorry vs. Thank You

Sorry vs. Thank You

First, I can't thank you enough for allowing me the summer off. But more about that in a moment. Today's post is about the subtle difference our language can make. And though the lesson took place in a business realm, you may find it also applies to...

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"I'd Like to Tell You a Real Happening"

Have you ever longed to have a moment with someone you've loved and lost? Two weeks ago on a Florida beach, I had a moment that made me think of the 'real happening' line from Johnny Cash. "Meet the man responsible for my success..." — my dad,...

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