July 3, 2015

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Mindfulness at Work: The secret to productivity and reduced stress

What is mindfulness and why do you care? Most importantly, can you do it in the middle of a busy life? Çan you practice mindfulness at work? Mindfulness is an ancient tradition that’s all the rage now. Time magazine’s cover promoted it last year and Harvard Business Review regularly promotes it to their busy executive readership. […]

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InPower Insights & Inspiration!

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INSIGHT: Hear

Leadership gurus love to talk about how good leaders need to be good listeners, but does listening … read on...

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INSPIRATION: How to Innovate

Ever stuck in a rut when it comes to fixing an intractable problem or inventing an out-of-the-box … read on...

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INSIGHT: Tough

Do you hate getting tough on your team? Who says getting tough with people has to hurt (them or … read on...

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INSIGHT: It All Starts With You

Here’s a thought. What if you were so persuasive that everyone saw the immediate and clear benefit to doing what you ask them to do? INSIGHT: When you’re incredibly persuasive, it has more to do with you than with them. You see, most of what we think is going on “in them” when we’re trying to […]

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Escape Death-by-Meeting: Toss the Agenda! [VIDEO]

How many death-by-meeting meetings have you been in already this week? My guess is that your answer is “too many!” Meetings are the biggest time-wasters – and the most important collaboration opportunities we have in every day.  So here’s another question: How many death-by-meetings have you run this week? How many death-by-meetings have you been […]

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Part 3: The Power Of A Good Work-Life Intention (Video)

If you’re like most of us, you’re usually knee-deep in doing, planning and… stress! Work-Life (much less balance!) is just crazy – largely because we’re scrambling to meet so many goals we set for ourselves (and those set by others). Even though it feels nutty, when you’re feeling stressed is actually a good time to […]

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Communicating With Confidence [Women Only]

Research consistently shows that for women to be taken seriously, build credibility and get ahead there is ONE thing thing they must do: speak up – more often and more confidently. But it’s not so easy, is it? You and I both know there are social and other pressures that complicate “confidence” for women.You’re not […]

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Authentic Personal Branding

Do you want to believe “the real you” can be the power behind your success? So that you don’t need to “fake it” to get to the next level? You’re in the right place! This free webinar and video series will give you the tools and insights to be confident that your personal brand is […]

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RESOURCES: Communication Skills

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Dealing with Difficult People

  There is simply no getting around the fact that difficult people will be in your life, but what about when they’re your boss? Or your partner? Or your most talented staff member? That’s when things get sticky for most of us. And by sticky I mean that the level of stress in our live […]

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Fearless Feedback [Video]

  Communication is more than just getting your point across, it’s a continuous feedback loop. Constant, and open, feedback can motivate others to bring their best game to your project or team – or send them into a tail spin. How are they spending their energy? Focusing on results or avoiding a fight? Does your feedback motivate them […]

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Communicating Powerfully in 2015

Have you ever noticed how many leadership development resources emphasize effective communication? How many bosses will mark you down (or up!) for your communication skills? Have you ever thought about why it’s so important for your career success to be a good communicator? In ancient times, some of the most powerful people in the tribe […]

eSeminars: Professional Development On Your Own Time

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When The Product Is You – Personal Branding for Entrepreneurs

Do you get tongue-tied when people ask what you do, and feel like whatever comes out of your mouth just… “isn’t quite right?” Available as a Self-Study Course When you’re bringing your authentic self through the branding and marketing of your business, this won’t happen. You not only speak clearly and solidly about your business, […]

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Invest In Your Authentic Leadership Style

Are you doing everything you can to be take seriously as a leader? Does “getting ahead” seem like an exhausting task to you? Dont’ work so hard. Invest in developing your authentic leadership style – like powerful language and natural presence – to help you advance in your career and be more effective in your […]