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Self Awareness

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In Praise of Slowing Down: Why Thinking Before You Leap Leads to Success

In our fast-paced world, the pressure to constantly be "on" is immense. We rush from task to task, emails pile up, and to-do lists seem never-ending....

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When the Change Guru Has Change Thrust Upon Her. What Could Go Wrong?

When your company name is BecomeMore—you’re in the change business. And that’s a really great gig … most of the time.

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When protecting your team hurts, not helps

Protecting my team members from baloney. That’s what I used to think was one of my most important jobs as a leader. I’d do whatever I could to keep...

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When your coworker does that inexplicable thing

“What were they thinking?!” As a career coach, I hear that a lot when people describe to me an incident in their workplace. Someone has done...

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arrows labeled

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The 8 phases of change I wish I'd known about sooner

I was at college orientation with my son when my boss called. Which was weird, because she knew where I was and wouldn’t have interrupted my day for...

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gear shift knob for manual transmission

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When Your Job is Like Learning to Drive a Stick Shift

My coworker Jenn Peterson describes learning her new job like this: “It’s like learning to drive a stick shift. Figuring out when to put on the gas,...

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soccer ball on stadium field

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What I Learned from Ted Lasso This Week

The title character in “Ted Lasso” flings out mottos and wisdom nuggets like a beauty queen throwing candy from a parade float. It’s one of the...

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What makes your employee have a Periscope Moment?

You know the moment: The one that makes an employee open to looking at jobs elsewhere. Just thinking of that can bring a little churn to some...

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leading during troubling times

I had the opportunity to see a speaker (Mike Wagner) a few weeks ago. He used unique language - “The Great Disruption” rather than COVID-19,...

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growth

One of the most popular questions I get from the people I coach is how do I grow? Or How do I grow faster? If you are like others and want to know a...

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