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5 Better Questions to Ask Your Employees Than Their ‘Why’

We’re getting to the point of the year where the ‘newness’ has worn off and most people have forgotten what their New Years resolutions were. The excitement and vigor of your team around their personal and your organizational big picture goals has waned. Maybe you already asked your team members what their ‘why’ was at the beginning of the year during your kick-off goal … Read More 5 Better Questions to Ask Your Employees Than Their ‘Why’

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The First Question to Ask Yourself If You’re Scared Sh%#less to Sell

Do you believe in what you’re selling? You might be wondering why the first tip on selling is a question and that’s because it matters. A LOT. Some people would argue that you don’t need to believe in what you sell to be successful. And they’re right. Some people might even go so far as to brag about how they could sell anything to … Read More The First Question to Ask Yourself If You’re Scared Sh%#less to Sell

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New Year, Same Me, New Mindset

No this isn’t a before/after, I made it I’m done pic or post. It’s an ongoing compilation of progress pics and the bottom right one happens to be where I am now. I told myself I’d post pics once I hit my physique goal but I’m posting now because, quite frankly, I’m proud of myself NOW.  I started 2020 like I’ve started most New … Read More New Year, Same Me, New Mindset

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Can we just stop saying ‘just’ in 2021?

Let me start by telling you that I have been one of the worst possible offenders of this. If there was a way I could just minimize or soften anything I said, I did. See what I did there? While I knew it was something I should probably work on, the magnitude of what that one little word can do didn’t hit me until … Read More Can we just stop saying ‘just’ in 2021?

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How I used free online courses to secure a new (and better paying) job in the middle of a pandemic

2020 was going to be the year I did it. Finally. I’d been at my company for over 11 years and I knew it was time for a change. Exactly what, I wasn’t sure. But when there were some significant changes made to our bonus structure, I took that as confirmation that this was as good a time as any to find a new … Read More How I used free online courses to secure a new (and better paying) job in the middle of a pandemic

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“You’re throwing me off with both black and white”

That one off-handed comment is the impetus for my blog. And contrary to how it may seem out of context, it wasn’t said in a tone of malice. I’ll explain the backstory and the rest of the conversation shortly, but first I’ll explain why I’m starting a whole blog because of one comment. The fact is that one comment is one of many I’ve … Read More “You’re throwing me off with both black and white”

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