Guest

From time to time, guest writers contribute to Thin Difference. Topics include leadership, career development, creativity, and mindfulness. Our mission is to “Cross the gap and lead with a new story line,” inspiring Millennial leaders.

Guest's Articles

Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze?

Guest Post by Mark Miller Sometimes, the effort required to achieve a desired outcome is just not worth it. Recently I’ve been thinking and writing about why some ideas are widely embraced, and others fail to make a difference. Obviously, many factors determine the traction an idea has in the world; perceived value, awareness, and…

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7 Ways to Develop Leadership Skills While Volunteering

Guest Post by Jessica Freeman You sign up for a volunteering program, willing to learn as much as possible. However, the disappointment occurs shortly after: you realize that the people in the organization are giving you silly tasks and you don’t even get in touch with the leaders. How are you supposed to obtain leadership…

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5 Inspirational Millennials to Motivate Us All

Guest Post by Megan Thompson From time to time, we all meet people that inspire the heck out of us, people that have us wanting to become the most successful versions of ourselves, and who motivate us to be better than we currently are. Right now, we’re in the middle of what some call the…

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How to Effectively Run Remote Teams

Guest Post by Sophia Anderson Hiring remote workers has been debated and analyzed many times, and you will always find those in favor of it, and those who are against it, but rarely will you find actual advice on how to successfully manage a remote team of people. In this day and age, geographical location…

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Hit A Creative Roadblock? Break Through In 4 Steps

Guest Post by Jeff Kavanaugh Have you ever had an idea — a brilliant idea — that you couldn’t wait to dive into? And have you ever experienced the frustration of hitting a roadblock after pouring hours and hours into your brilliant idea? Everyone knows this feeling. The typical process looks like this: You have…

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A Guide To Ensuring Employee Accountability

Guest Post by Andre Lavoie Think back to the elementary school lunchroom. You and your classmates would be chatting loudly and swapping bags of chips when someone had the great idea to start a food fight. After the first fruit cup took flight, a few other brave kids would chuck the contents of their lunch…

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Let Your Passion Inform Your Career

You’ve likely heard that passion is a key ingredient to success. What if you don’t know what your passion? How do you go about finding it?

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4 Ways to Foster Innovation in Your Company Culture

Guest Post by James Pointon Innovation is something that is absolutely necessary for continued success. Even if you are at the top of your field, resting on your laurels and sticking with the same old routines will only succeed in leaving you behind at the bottom of the pack. But it’s not easy to innovate,…

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How Anxiety Affects Your Leadership

Guest Post by Jessica Thiefels Being the leader of a company comes with its perks and drawbacks. One of the drawbacks: anxiety. Even if you don’t deal with this in your personal life, being in a leadership role can cause it to flare up, whether you’re asked to take on more responsibilities or need to manage…

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How to Create a Productive Office Environment

Guest Post by Amelia Knott Our environment has a large impact on how productive we’re able to be. Consider trying to study in a nightclub, or party in a library. You won’t be able to do what you need to do if your environment is actively working against you. Creating a Productive Work Environment If your employees…

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Five Steps to Avoid “Death by Ambiguity”

Guest Post by Jennifer Davis When a company reorganizes, hires a new leader, or when an individual’s job responsibilities morph into a new role – a common phrase is often heard when the changes are introduced, and that is “change is hard.” But change is also necessary – for businesses to address new competition or…

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5 Ways Millennials Can Tackle Work Related Stress

Guest Post by Riya Sander From paying down student loan debt to running a young family to even juggling projects at work, life for many millennials is a real challenge. With an estimated 75% of the workforce being millennials by 2025 and over 2.5 billion millennials worldwide, we are ticking time bombs walking around at…

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