Leading Through Change? The Counterintuitive Power Move to Make Now

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If you’re leading through change, you’re probably getting more advice than you can absorb. “Embrace ambiguity.” “Onward & upward!” “Whatever you do, just keep moving.” ACK. I recently did a review of the top articles that appear when you google “leading through change,” and not only was much of the advice outdated, it was in […]Read the full post >>

“Should I Leave If I’m Still Not Clear What I Want?”Reader Q [VIDEO]

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During a live webinar for my Insider Community, a viewer asked, “Should I leave my job, even if I’m not clear on my long-term plan?” I’ve answered answers here, sharing guiding principles you can use to make your best career decisions. In the video, I reference both my latest book, “Red Cape Rescue: Save Your […]Read the full post >>

1 Way to Track Your Career Progress This Year [VIDEO TRAINING]

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If you’re ready to end the year strong, then first you need to define your career progress. Wait . . progress? Not achievements, accomplishments, or wins? Nope. Truth is, our work today can’t always be measured by reaching a finish line. So many of the knowledge-based tasks we do each day are part of bigger, […]Read the full post >>

Holiday Stress: Tips to Tame It (Today)

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Let’s face it. Managing stress at work is difficult enough. Then along come the holidays. And instead of feeling all the joy and love that the season is supposed to bring, you’re feeling a lot of holiday stress. But the holiday stress monster doesn’t have to eat you alive. You can learn to tame it, […]Read the full post >>

6 Things to Be Thankful For at Work (And 3 May Surprise You)

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In a year as tough as this one, you might be hunting for things to be thankful for at work. We’re thankful of course for the tough jobs others do that keep us all moving forward: healthcare and hospital workers, police and firefighters, delivery drivers, staff in companies such as grocery stores, senior living centers, […]Read the full post >>

How to Help a Job Searching Friend: Dos & Don’ts for the Modern Age

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It’s hard to know how to help a job searching friend, right? You mean well, of course. But truth is, unless you’ve recently been through a job search of your own, you might become more of a pain than a partner. The rules have changed. And the advice? Endless. You want to help, but you […]Read the full post >>

Leading Inclusion: My Interview with Gena Cox (VIDEO)

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Many of us are talking about diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces, but how do we make it happen? The problems and conflicts in our world seem insurmountable, and yet, as leaders, we can’t give up on creating change that matters. That’s why it’s the perfect time to talk to my friend Gena Cox, […]Read the full post >>

3 Scary People at Work (& What to Do If One Is You)

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No matter whether you’re working remotely or marching mask-first into a traditional office, my bet is that you’ve got a few scary people at work with you. I don’t mean the Slack stalker or the security guard who gives you the stink eye. Those people aren’t truly scary, and you’ve probably figured out how to […]Read the full post >>

The Fastest Way to Debrief After a Crisis: A Leader’s Guide

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If you lead a team, business, professional organization or even a family, at some point you’ll go through a crisis. Maybe it’ll be huge, like a storm that impacts your entire community . . . or a virus that attacks the entire world. Or, in simpler times, it might be is that the crisis at […]Read the full post >>