How Time and Money Can Activate Professional Change

Sometimes, activating professional moments sneak up on us. How do we change when they do. Here’s how Maya James allowed time and money to activate professional change.

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3 Lessons Learned By a Full-time Freelancer

Jeremy Chandler learned a lot in 4 years as a full-time freelancer, from both successes and mistakes. These are 3 of the most important lessons.

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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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Resist the Urge to Have the Last Word

Having the last word can be intoxicating. How to do we resist the urge to focus on “winning” and instead fight to find common ground?

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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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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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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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Unpacking the Pressures of Productivity

Reflecting on the pressures of productivity helps us avoid its consequences. This practical advice will keep you on track and avoid burn out.

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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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Avoiding Bias in a Mid-Year Self-Review

Avoiding bias in a self-review can be tricky business. While it might be tough to avoid it completely, minimizing it totally possible. Here’s how.

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