What Happened When I Avoided Saying “No Problem” for a Month

Communication expert Judith Humphrey listed ‘no problem’ as one phrase among six that can diminish your professional credibility. Today we share Suzan Bond’s experience with replacing it for something else. Enjoy. What Happened When I Avoided Saying “No Problem” for a Month Testing out less “problematic” alternatives to “you’re welcome” helped one writer better understand…

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5 Ways To Motivate Your Disengaged Employees

According to an ADP Research Institute study, employee engagement levels are at 82%. What about the remaining 18%? Today we share Stephanie Vozza’s perspective on what you can do to hold on to good — but disengaged — employees. 5 Ways To Motivate Your Disengaged Employees By Stephanie Vozza As a human resource manager, one…

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11 Habits of Supremely Happy People

If I could just get that promotion… if my child could only make the team… research shows this type of happiness does not last. Today we share Dr. Travis Bradberry’s habits of happy people. Enjoy. 11 Habits of Supremely Happy People By Dr Travis Bradberry We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or…

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Six Toxic Relationships You Should Avoid Like the Plague

Toxic relationships can be costly to your very well being. Today we discuss Dr Travis Bradberry’s perspective. Enjoy! By Dr. Travis Bradberry Most everyone has experienced a relationship that turned toxic. If you have, you know they’re a major drain on your energy, productivity, and happiness. In a new study from Georgetown University, 98% of…

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How to Blow Your Boss’s Mind

Today we share Dr. Travis Bradberry’s seven easy steps you can use to exceed your boss’s expectations. Enjoy. How to Blow Your Boss’s Mind By Dr Travis Bradberry We all want to get ahead. Still, even when it seems you’re doing everything right—you’re never late to work, rarely take a sick day, and always meet deadlines—promotions…

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7 Things That Trustworthy People Do Differently

Trust: a crucial element in any successful relationship. Today we share Kat Boogaard’s perspective. Enjoy! Want to prove that you’re deserving of a high degree of faith and confidence? Take a cue from these habits of exceedingly trustworthy people. 7 Things That Trustworthy People Do Differently By Kat Boogaard, Contributor, Inc.com Trust. It’s a crucial…

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Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

How do emotionally intelligent people increase their likability when networking? After all, first impressions are important. Here are some easy things you can do when meeting people for the first time. Enjoy! Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression. Do These…

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How To Give Concise Positive Feedback

Today we share Kristi Hedges’ perspective on providing positive feedack. Enjoy! How To Give Concise Positive Feedback By Kristi Hedges There’s a significant amount of attention in leadership literature about how to provide tough feedback. That makes sense since conveying criticism hits several triggers for us, from fear of conflict to being disliked. However, positive…

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How to Leave a Memorable Impression on Everyone You Meet

Today we share Kat Boogaard’s tips to be more memorable. Enjoy! How to Leave a Memorable Impression on Everyone You Meet Want to leave a lasting impression on everyone you meet? Implement these habits to be instantly more memorable. By Kat Boogaard “Oh, we’ve actually met several times before!” We can all agree — that’s…

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How to Achieve Success in Hiring and Retaining Millennials

In less than three years nearly 50% of the workforce will consist of millennials. Today we share Dale Curtis’ tips to successfully hire and retain this generation. Enjoy! How to Achieve Success in Hiring and Retaining Millennials By Dale Curtis – via The Staffing Stream According to recent figures released by the US Census Bureau,…

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