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Effects of Positive Feedback

Effects of Positive Feedback

Feedback can be a powerful motivator if delivered properly. In their book "Nine Lies About Work: A Freethinking Leader's Guide to the Real World," authors Marcus Buckingham and Ashley Goodall make a case for giving positive...

Why You Shouldn’t Vent

Why You Shouldn’t Vent

"Venting is healthy," some people preach. It's good to blow off steam, get things off your chest, right? Not so fast. Research shows that dissipating anger by venting doesn't make us feel better. Here is why you shouldn't...

How to Develop Mental Toughness

How to Develop Mental Toughness

A few weeks ago, as I re-watched "Last Dance," a documentary on Michael Jordan's career, Jordan's mental toughness inspired me. Many elite athletes had the talent to compete but what set Jordan apart was his mindset, one that...

Pick Your Battles For Success in Business and Life

Pick Your Battles For Success in Business and Life

Sometimes you must pick your battles. I am an opinionated person. In truth, we are opinionated, but some are more vocal than others. So maybe a better way to say it is that I am a vocally opinionated person. As I have matured as...

Calm Under Pressure is What Great Leaders Do

Calm Under Pressure is What Great Leaders Do

Life is messy, demanding, and confusing. It’s safe to bet that most of us experience stress, anxiety, and panic on a regular basis, and when crappy things happen, in a moment we can find ourselves close to the edge. All too...

Why People Are Unhappy at Work

Why People Are Unhappy at Work

Why are people so unhappy at work? Prior to the pandemic, the job market was booming. Supposedly. A historic economic run showed job creation increasing, yet wages remained stagnant.  In fact, the sentiment from the shrinking...

REFLECT FORWARD TO BE A BETTER LEADER

REFLECT FORWARD TO BE A BETTER LEADER

With my new podcast, Reflect Forward, people have been asking, "what does reflect forward mean?" In fact, I ask my guests to describe what Reflect Forward means to them, and I love the variety of answers I get. For me, Reflect...

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