You’re Exactly Where You Chose to Be; Make Better Decisions

You Chose to Be Here! How to Make Better Decisions

I know what you’re saying “My decisions have nothing to do with the predicament I’m in.” “I didn’t choose to be broke.” “I didn’t choose to get laid off.” “I didn’t choose to have a boss that I can’t stand.” “I didn’t choose to have all these problems in my life.” The fact of the …

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Don't Put up With a Toxic Workplace; 9 Tips to Fix It

Don’t Put up With a Toxic Workplace; 9 Tips to Fix It

This article may contain affiliate links. Are You in a Toxic Work Environment? Toxic work environments can really impact every aspect of your life. They can lead to extra stress, depression, excessive tiredness, and even physical illness. Although most jobs cause some sort of stress, excessive stress is a sign that you may be in …

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Controlling People Doesn’t Work; 9 Tips Grow Your Circle of Influence

The Difference Between a Leader’s and Manager’s Circle of Influence Both managers and leaders have a circle of influence. The difference between a manager’s and a leader’s circle of influence is free will. Managers influence others by instilling fear. Typically subordinates listen to a manager because they fear losing their job or even worse they …

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Every Leader Messes up; 8 Tips to Get Over Mistakes

In leadership, mistakes are unavoidable. Even the best leaders make mistakes. That comes with the territory when you are expected to make the calls even when you don’t always have all the information you want. What sets great leaders apart from poor ones is how they get over mistakes. Tips to Get Past Mistakes Like …

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Stop Losing MOTIVATION; 6 TIPS TO GET IN THE HABIT to Take Action

Stop Losing MOTIVATION; 6 TIPS TO GET IN THE HABIT of Taking Action

Have you ever had a great idea? Of course you have, but did you take action. What did you do with that idea? If you’re like many people, you failed to act, lost motivation and let the idea fade away. Too often we decide to do something but never get started. We decide to start …

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Feedback

The Importance of Feedback in the Workplace

The importance of feedback in the workplace can’t be understated. Feedback is one of the best tools a supervisor can use to improve his/her employees. Feedback can be both negative and positive and should occur on a continual basis. In many workplaces employees rarely receive feedback from their bosses. When feedback is given, it’s normally …

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The Surprising Difference Between Managing and Leading People

The difference between managing and leading people is greater than most people realize. Managing and leading are different but very important skills to have. The best leaders know how and when to use whichever skillset is appropriate for the occasion. By definition, management is the process of dealing with or controlling things. This could mean …

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