59 results for tag: workplace relationships


Trusted Advice: Carry Your Own Weather

Wouldn't it be great if we could carry our own weather? The sun would always be shining, skies clear and blue, warm air with a gentle breeze, and best of all – no humidity. Ahh. That sounds lovely. While we can't do that with external weather, Mother ...
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When Mom’s a CEO

Imagine what your life would be like if your mother was the CEO of a global company. She could provide the type of advice that would propel your career and help you overcome the many stumbling blocks that keep people from fulfilling their full potential at ...
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3 Most Common Ways American Entrepreneurs are Culturally Blind

There is a significant problem in corporate America today with foreign workers and it's not the problem Donald Trump is obsessed with (that there are too many foreign workers). Instead, the problem, as I see it, is that American businesses are missing major ...
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How to Spot a Liar at Work

Most workplace lies are discovered after the fact—after you've signed the faulty contract, hired the wrong person, or agreed to work on that career-limiting project. But wouldn't it be a great professional advantage to spot liars in action, before the harm ...
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Can We Talk?

In 1977, I was assigned as the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Automated Data Processing Section at the Aviation Supply Department in Okinawa, Japan. Since computers were fairly new and most of the Marines did not even know what the main frame ...
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How to Beat Work Stress and Elevate Engagement

Work stress is the leading source of stress for US adults and it has increased steadily over the past few decades. Work stressors increase the odds of mental and physical illness by up to 50%, and decrease engagement and performance, costing US industry an ...
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The Message of Emotions

Most writings on managing emotions speak to the topic by providing generic emotional management strategies: taking charge of your thoughts, use relaxation to decrease your physiological arousal, take control of and generate effective behavior patterns, take ...
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How to Speak up for Yourself

A few simple techniques can help you get what you need, both at the office and in your personal life. Speaking up can be one of the most challenging parts of both our personal and professional lives — push too hard, and you risk alienating others; ...
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Why We Connect

Peter DeMarco, a writer in Boston, lost his 34-year old wife, Laura Levis, following a severe asthma attack. Recently, The New York Times reprinted Mr. DeMarco's "A Letter to the Doctors and Nurses Who Cared for My Wife." It went viral. Take time to read ...
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How Do I Help Employee Showing Signs of Burnout?

There's an employee showing all the telltale signs of burnout. What do you do? connection culture Listen to Michael Lee Stallard, co-founder of the Connection Culture movement and a leading expert on what it takes to avoid personal and organizational ...
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The Super Power That Makes People Smarter, Happier and Healthier

That's right. There is a super power that will actually make people smarter, happier and healthier. It's called being connected, and it's the number one unmet need of Millennials. When people feel connected, vs feeling left out, unsupported or alone, it ...
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The 3V Leadership Model

The 3Vs are a great way to implement a Connection Culture. The first V is VISION. An inspiring Vision is when everyone in the organization is motivated by the mission, united by the values and proud of the reputation. You want to work for, or be, a leader ...
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