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Create Productive Habits

Do you find yourself getting stuck in the same place, or struggling with the same problems? Are you trying to break habits and create healthy ones? Habits need time to not only create but also stick. In this video, you will learn tactics to develop effective and...

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Recommendation: Add 15 Minutes to Every Meeting

Some days my calendar looks like a stack of toddler’s building blocks. We all have those days. And when it comes to an end, the last thing I want to do is look through my notebook or email and see what still needs to be done. Trying to remember what resources,...

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Lessons Learned from a 5am Spin Class

Every week my spin instructor writes a quote in the front of the room. She always knows just what I need that day. Or so it seems. Last week I decided to go to her 5 am class, rather than my night class. Yes, I willingly woke up at 4:30 to get my butt handed to me....

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Are you there? Can you hear me now? Please respond!

Did you get my email? Yes Oh. Your response must have gotten lost in cyberspace. No, I haven’t responded yet. I was in the middle of something. Uhm. Ok. It’s been over an hour. Please respond now! This was an exchange over IM a while ago with a co-worker. She was not...

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I Am Enough

Smart and Witty. Not Brilliant. But Brilliant Enough. This summer, I conducted a few workshops on team communications at a startup in San Francisco. (Can you still call yourself a startup when you have grown exponentially with 200 employees?!) Aside from the amazing...

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Energy Fuels …not Vampires

It was still dark out, and the house was quiet. The dog ignored me as I walked by her bed. Too early for everyone…As I left the house, my son came down the stairs asking where I was going so early. “To my game 7 of the Stanley Cup.” My husband later told me he was...

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URGENT – READ IMMEDIATELY

The subject line screamed from my in box: ‘URGENT Please respond this morning.' I read this in the 5 minutes I had in between clients meetings. I opened the email (from a contact I know well) and realized immediately that the urgency was steaming from his needs, yet...

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The Unplanned 10 Minute Call Results in $40,000 Matter

Even if it has been a few years since you have been in touch, if you are thinking about someone, send a quick email or pick up the phone and let the person know. Attending a conference you think they should also attend? Come across an article you think they may be...

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Don’t just sit on a board, get involved!

Take your time researching various boards and select a few organizations that are aligned with your personal interests, values and goals. Building relationships with those who share common interests and passions is far more fulfilling for you and the organization....

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