How to Be More Productive Without Turning into a Robot

How to Be More Productive Without Turning into a Robot

I decided this year instead of making resolutions, I would start by building (even) better habits. Somehow habit-building seemed more doable. I had also read recently that if you want great results, habits are the building blocks.   So for $24.95 I...

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The Company Culture Trait Most Managers Miss

The Company Culture Trait Most Managers Miss

If you want to know how to change company culture, set aside the usual office morale boosters—yes, even the good ones—and start here instead. Hint: Unless you nail this trait, all your other workplace-culture efforts will fall flat. But if you pick...

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10 Ways to Rock the New Decade

10 Ways to Rock the New Decade

You want to have your best year/decade yet, but how? Here are 10 inspiring ways to turn those wishes into reality. 

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19 Life Lessons Worth Sharing

19 Life Lessons Worth Sharing

If you wake up each day feeling smarter and wiser, you're miles ahead of most people. You're miles ahead of where you were a year ago. Celebrate that. I'm happy to share these lessons with you, in hopes they lighten your load and bring you a smile.

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3 Words that Eliminate Daily Hassles

3 Words that Eliminate Daily Hassles

One step ahead. Living this way brings so much freedom. Living one step ahead doesn’t mean sending Christmas cards in November. It’s not about speeding through life or missing the moment—it just means when the moment arrives, you’re not searching...

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Inspiring Your Team's Best

Inspiring Your Team's Best

The key word is inspire. 

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The 3 Tools You Need to Prevent Holiday Burnout

The 3 Tools You Need to Prevent Holiday Burnout

Tool #1: Your Own Oxygen Mask On First You hear this all the time when you fly. As Raoul Martinez and I discuss in the video below, the more commitments you have, the more you need to be taking care of you. Some practical ways to do that:

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How I Conquered My Hardest Task (and How You Can Conquer Yours)

How I Conquered My Hardest Task (and How You Can Conquer Yours)

If you could wrap up the most difficult, wildly uncomfortable project on your list, what else could you accomplish? No telling.

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What Are Your Email Pet Peeves?

What Are Your Email Pet Peeves?

We all have them. Taken together, they become not only humorous but eye-opening. Clearly we all want others to respect our time—and us. In that spirit, I've come up with this quick list of 15 email pet peeves. Which ones are on your list?

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When Someone Won't Take No for an Answer

When Someone Won't Take No for an Answer

You don't have to cave. You don't have to get upset. But you may have to stand taller and be firmer than you're used to. Spoiler alert: It's worth it. The 7 tips I'm about to share came straight out of personal experience. So I know they work. I...

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