Active Listening

Why Reprimanding Employees Won’t Improve Job Performance

Reprimanding employees for weak job performance will typically have one of two possible outcomes:  your employee will either rebel (i.e. not do what you are asking of them) or they’ll comply out of fear. When someone complies out of fear, they’ll likely take the corrective action that you’re requesting.  But

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This New Year Focus on Being Instead of Achieving

As we head into the new year, our social media feeds become filled with ideas and suggestions about goals or resolutions that we can pick to improve our lives or to make us better people. But what if all of this striving to be somebody different than who we are

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Letting Go of Your To Do List to be Present

Are you someone who tends to keep yourself super busy most of the time? Did you know that staying busy most of the time can be an unconscious strategy to prevent us from feeling the more difficult feelings we are experiencing in our lives? Curious to learn more?  It’s called,

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How to Survive the Holidays as an Introvert

If you’re an introvert like myself, you may have lived experiences similar to my own, where you find the holidays more draining than fun. In order to survive the holidays as an introvert, you may have to work particularly hard at making decisions that will conserve your energy. Are you

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How to Navigate a Difficult Conversation at Work

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