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Is “I Work Too Hard” a Legitimate Weakness?

“I work too hard” is a typical answer to the interview question, “What is your biggest weakness?” How can working too hard be a weakness?

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Business Rights and Responsibilities: A New Corporate Citizenship Model

Business rights and responsibilities – they have both. A new corporate citizenship model highlights the shift needed. Are you ready to activate?

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Working With and Learning From Difficult People

When a co-worker is challenging, complex, or selfish it’s challenging. Rather than letting it frustrate us, we can celebrate learning from difficult people.

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When I’m the Difficult Person to Work With

When we label someone the difficult person to work with, do we ever stop to consider why they are being difficult or consider their point of view?

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Out of Place: The Necessity of Trying New Things

Trying new things can be unsettling. But as Eric Torrence explains, it’s necessary to broaden our minds and make us welcoming and empathetic people.

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Anyone Else Terrible at Dealing with Difficult People?

Dealing with difficult people is a challenge none of us can escape. If we’re willing to try, however, there are ways to make it easier.

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Improvise Our Way to Common Ground

Would the world be a better place if we all used a little more, “Yes, and…”? Perhaps. Here’s how improv can lead us toward common ground.

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Personal Branding is Over. Start Anew with a Societal Brand.

Personal branding has walled us off. Personal branding needs to end. In its place, we need to develop our societal brand. Our character depends on it.

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