A Holiday Challenge: Focus and Be Present

Many of us don’t have the option to walk away from the office. The office follows us wherever we go. How can technology help us to be present on holiday?

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How I Employed Indifference to Activate a Healthier Outlook at Work

Elite runners aren’t distracted by the non-essentials. What if, like them, we focussed only our stride? An argument for a little indifference at work.

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A Formula Every Leader Should Know for Activating Change

Humans are innately resistant to change, which can be a challenge for leaders. When you face that challenge, consider this formula for Activating Change.

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A Little Optimism When Work Gets Tough

When things are hectic and stressful, anxiety creeps in. It’s a challenge to have optimism when work gets tough. But you can, and here’s how.

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You’re Ridiculously in Charge (Whether You Want to Be or Not)

When Scott Savage found himself “Ridiculously in Charge,” he was surprised to discover unexpected inspiration when the way he was working wasn’t working.

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All the Opinions: Surviving the Outrage Epidemic

In the midst of this outrage epidemic, it’s tempting to share our opinions (educated or not) on every issue of the day. Sometimes it’s okay to be quiet.

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Activating Relationships with Shared Vulnerability

For leaders who want to inspire and activate their teams: show your human side. Vulnerability can be our super power — sharing doubts takes a tremendous amount of courage and character and is part of what makes life so rich and interesting.

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Getting the Best Out of a Difficult Work Relationship

Getting the best out of a difficult work relationship takes sensitivity, empathy, and a lot of discipline. Here are a few tips to make it work.

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5 Difficult People You Meet at Work (and How to Respond with Wisdom)

We all have to work with difficult people – sometimes we may even be them! But how do we respond with wisdom to people at work that challenge us?

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It’s Not You, It’s Me—Reframing Challenging Colleagues and Customers

Faced with challenging colleagues and customers? It’s helpful to look inward. When we figure out why we’re challenged, it’s easier to control our reactions.

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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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