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How to Listen to a New Perspective When You Don’t Agree

Truly listening to a perspective that you strongly disagree with can be difficult. I’m referring to listening that goes beyond debating the merits of each person’s perspective.  Listening that doesn’t judge the person for holding a point of view that may be based on values that are drastically different than

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Corporate Wellness

Are You the Cause of Your Team Members’ Stress?

Do you have a team who seems constantly stressed out, always running at the last minute to get things done?  When you ask “how are you” are you constantly met with “really busy” as a reply? Have you ever stopped to reflect on the impact of being in such a

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Do You Want to Be Feared or Respected as a Leader

Although communication is always a two-way street, whether people will respect you and be inspired to follow your lead or feel afraid and unsafe to speak up is influenced by how psychologically safe of a working environment you create with your team. Research by both Google and Amy Edmonston, Novartis

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Corporate Wellness

9 Tips: How to Deal With Confrontation in the Workplace

Confrontation in the workplace can be incredibly stressful to deal with. This may be particularly true if you’re a manager who highly values team collaboration and harmony.  At the heart of it, conflict is a state where people are simply not in harmony with one another.  Which may not sit

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Corporate Wellness

Navigating Competing Interests as a Middle Manager

Middle management is a bit of a juggling act.  It’s a messy world where you’re constantly needing to navigate competing needs and priorities.  All while maintaining strong relationships with people at all levels of your organization. Senior leadership comes to you with new project initiatives and changes you need to

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How to Navigate a Difficult Conversation at Work

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