Remember what worked for you

Remember what worked for you

There are always new and better ways to do things – to be more effective at work, to manage your time better, to get more out of life, and to feel more fulfilled. But often, there are things that have worked for us in the past that we forget about. Case in point: in...
Taming your inner know-it-all

Taming your inner know-it-all

Knowledge is an important competency. Look on any performance evaluation form, and knowledge will certainly be there in some way. What you know matters. After all, “knowledge is power,” as they say. With our desire to gain knowledge and demonstrate that knowledge, we...
Build a better meeting

Build a better meeting

Ever sit in a meeting and wonder to yourself, “Why are we talking about this?” “When is he going to shut up so I can get back to my real work?” or “Is this really the best use of my time?” Often the workday is filled with back-to-back meetings. You go from conference...
How to prepare for an important conversation

How to prepare for an important conversation

It’s time to have THAT conversation. In fact, it is probably long overdue. It could be a conversation that you are looking forward to, a job interview perhaps. And it also might be one that you are dreading, like a tough feedback discussion. Whether you are...