Susie Moore on How Leadership Doesn't Have to Be So Hard

As leaders, we can get caught up in the daily stressors and problems that come with being in charge. The impact of having a continuous loop of stressors can feel untenable and overwhelming, especially if you don't have a framework to help you...

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Positve Self-Talk Can Be Your Much-Needed Friend During Hard Times

You have the power to get through the hard times with a booster shot of positive self-talk. Self-talk is exactly what it sounds like: It's how we talk to ourselves, our internal dialogue. 

When our self-talk is encouraging, we function...

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The News Cycle and Current Events Are Not Going Away. Here's How to Address Them at Work

It is impossible to keep the news from affecting the workplace when the world is bombarding us with information about war, humanitarian crises, a global pandemic, senseless violence, and ongoing racial tensions. 

When leaders fail to...

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Gary Vaynerchuk Talks About Building a Healthy Workplace Culture and Cultivating Kindness

Initiating and navigating difficult conversations is a common challenge for business leaders, including Gary Vaynerchuk, the CEO of VaynerMedia and chairman of its parent company, VaynerX. I spoke with him after reading his latest book,...

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Three Steps You Can Take to Minimize the Negative Impact of an Unpopular Decision

Most leaders long for the days when their day-to-day decisions concerned what staff training to offer, how to trim the expense budget, and which department needed more support. But for the last two years, we've had to make much more complicated...

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If You Work in a Hybrid Environment, You Must Become Adept at Juggling Social Cues

Have you had a recent face-to-face interaction that felt a little awkward, even with people you know well? That seems to be a common occurrence for many of us. Our social skills have gotten rusty since Covid became the new international...

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Understanding How These 4 Communication Archetypes Interact Can Help Improve Communication in Your Company

Most of us don't intentionally cause conflict at work or home. After all, we want our day to go smoothly, and we have a vested interest in maintaining a good working relationship with our colleagues and family members. Many of us use several...

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Put Your High-Perform Team In the Driver's Seat and See What Happens

Imagine you're taking a road trip with your team. Where would each person sit? Will they stay in their assigned seat throughout the trip, or do they switch seats and help one another out? Who takes responsibility for getting everyone safely to...

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4 Questions to Ask to Assess an Individual's Trustworthiness

When we trust our colleagues--whether they are fellow members of the leadership team, direct reports, or staff from another department--we have confidence in their abilities. We know they share our commitment to a specific, positive outcome. They...

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How to Reduce Conflict Among Employees and Improve Morale

When a conflict erupts among your employees, everyone loses. The longer the conflict is allowed to continue, the greater the impact on your culture and bottom line. Those directly involved in the disagreement are less focused and productive, the...

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