10 Calendar Tips to Make Your Day Unbelievably Great
10 Calendar Tips to Make Your Day Unbelievably Great

Audit Your Time Budget How much time each day do you spend just thinking? We invariably ask this question of clients in our executive coaching program who want to make a bigger impact within their organization. The majority of responses we get reveal an immediate...

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Spring Forward
Spring Forward

How to Maintain Positive Energy with the Time Change Unless you’re a resident of Arizona or Hawaii, your mind and body are adjusting to Daylight Saving Time this week. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, sleep deprivation from the time change impairs...

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Your Roadmap to Success
Your Roadmap to Success

  “The more intentional you are about your leadership growth, the greater your potential for becoming the leader you’re capable of being.” ~ John C. Maxwell Everyone, regardless of position on the organizational chart, should have an Individual Development Plan...

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What the Future Holds for Comp
What the Future Holds for Comp

Compensation distribution could present opportunities for innovative managers to shine in the next 12 months. CHROs and CFOs may be feeling the need for austerity regarding compensation and bonuses going forward. The financial squeeze of a post-COVID business...

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You Don’t Like Your Performance Review – Now What?
You Don’t Like Your Performance Review – Now What?

First Quarter is annual performance review season for many companies.  It’s an uncomfortable situation for both the giver and receiver of feedback, as I covered in a previous blog article. What should you do if you don’t like what you hear during your review...

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How to Sustain Positive Energy Throughout the Year
How to Sustain Positive Energy Throughout the Year

Most New Year Resolutions fail, not for lack of know-how, but for lack of energy. It’s hard to be persistent when you’re no longer resolute.  When faced with a watershed moment (aka: 3 o’clock on any given weekday), some people will vacate, some will caffeinate, and...

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The Other F-Word: Feedback
The Other F-Word: Feedback

You see them looming on your January calendar.  Your stomach churns, and you’re tempted to shout a few expletives at the mere thought of them. Annual performance reviews. Perhaps, you’re in the process of preparing them right now.  Or maybe you know you’ll be on the...

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3 Fearless Predictions for Business in 2021
3 Fearless Predictions for Business in 2021

Looking back to December 2019, who would have thought a global pandemic would have all of us hiding our “2020 Vision” business plans in a desk drawer before the beginning of Q2? The University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy tracked the...

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