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Are You Too Old To Get a (New) Job?

How Old Is Old?  Lately the theme of being too old has continued to pop up in my coaching practice like a Whack-A- Mole game on steroids.  The ironic thing is that the people who have brought it up have … Continue reading

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Undercover Relationships

Undercover Boss One of my guilty pleasures is the TV show Undercover Boss.  I know it is probably orchestrated and you only get to see the powerful parts, but I love watching it.  I am constantly amazed at how amazed … Continue reading

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Wanna Be Happy At Work?

We spend an awful lot of time at work to spend our time there unhappy. So, if you’re unhappy at work, you need to do something about it.  Years spent unhappily at work are wasted.  There are four ways to … Continue reading

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Stand Out: Work On Projects

Internal People on Projects When I work as a consultant on big change projects in companies, there are always consultants (outsiders) and business representatives (insiders).  The insiders are usually identified as subject matter experts, business leads, and sponsors.  Despite what … Continue reading

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How Do You Get Motivated On Sunday?

Dreading Sunday Evening? I recently had someone ask me how to get motivated on Sunday.  Great question!  My question is what do you need to be motivated to do?  I assume that when most people wake up on Sunday, they’re relatively … Continue reading

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Bosses Are People Too

You Think The Same As You Did Before For those of you who are over the age of 25, you know how you feel the same no matter how old you are?  The outside may seem older, but to yourself—inside … Continue reading

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Why Doesn’t Your Team Work?

All of us get to spend time on teams.  Some of us spend all of our time on teams. There are terrible teams, good teams and great teams.  Most of us rarely get to spend much time on great teams.  … Continue reading

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My Five Favorite Books on Leadership

So Hard to Pick Just Five! Boy, this was hard.  I thought about writing several blogs–My First Five Favorite Books on Leadership, My Next Five Favorite Books on Leadership . . .   Then I thought about writing a blog titled … Continue reading

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Keep Up Or Fall Behind

If You Want To Stay Employed To stay marketable in today’s workforce, and to be considered for continued promotions, you HAVE to keep up.  Maybe back in the day that wasn’t as necessary–maybe you got to be an expert within … Continue reading

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Get a Mentor. Use a Mentor.

Get a Mentor I know you’ve heard it.  If you’ve been reading this blog, you’ve heard it from me.  You need a mentor to help your career.  Easier said than done, right? Typical questions about mentors and mentoring are: What … Continue reading

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