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How to Solve the “Too Busy” Phenomenon

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Everyone, everywhere seems too busy and it seems that everyone also likes to talk about how busy they are. This problem of perpetual time-scarcity is affecting all levels of organizations from executives on down all over the globe. Time-scarcity has grown over recent years despite all the time-saving technology that …

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Tis the Season for Surprising Feedback – and How to Avoid It Next Year

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It has been roughly one year since your last performance review. Nearly one year since you agreed to certain goals and deliverables with your boss. The moment of truth is upon us as we enter the season of annual performance reviews. Are you confidently approaching the season or dreading that …

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Why Losing is Really Winning

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First and foremost, losing is a learning experience. Instead of looking at it as having lost at something learn from the experience so that you are more prepared next time. Losing teaches humility because everyone can’t win all the time. Improving your humility helps you to remain objective and open …

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Tuesday Tip: Pursue Experience, Skills and Excellence

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Most people get it wrong when building their career. These people focus on achieving a title, making more money, having more responsibility or incremental improvements. Their pursuit for status and pay will not get them far or be sustainable. Their success will not be as great and their foundation will …

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Tuesday Tip: Proceed and Be Competent

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Your career depends in no small measure upon the general competence of those around you. They could be on your team as a peer or staff member or they could be a peer in another department. No matter what the relationship, their competence will determine your success. Long ago we …

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