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Happiness Factors: 10 ways you might be limiting your happiness

Happiness Factors: 10 ways you might be limiting your happiness

Are you limiting your happiness? You might be without knowing you’re doing it. We all want to be happy. Yet happiness seems elusive to so many people. I know some folks that seem to have been born with the happiness gene. They take no tangible actions, that are...

The Difference Between Training and Coaching

The Difference Between Training and Coaching

The very best professional development programs The very best professional development programs contain all of the following components: training, coaching, mentoring, on-the-job practice, and peer teaching. Training conveys basic and multi-faceted knowledge to...

True Yourself: Balancing Your Wheel of Life

True Yourself: Balancing Your Wheel of Life

First, the back story…I was arrogant and ignorant…a dangerous combination of characteristics in any human being at any time, but especially when the stakes are high. I was on an AIDS Ride in the late 1990’s; riding from Minneapolis to Chicago. I wanted to raise money...

Helping Mentors Succeed

Helping Mentors Succeed

Gaining insight about your career potential and development, the business itself, client and organizational dynamics…Learnng from wisdom and experience…Receiving, free of charge, crash courses in leadership and management topics without having to sit through...

De-Stress by Dealing with Eustress and Distress

De-Stress by Dealing with Eustress and Distress

The excitement, fear and yearning for change was palpable in the manager’s voice, as he detailed his ledger of dreams, goals, challenges and fears, during our coaching encounter.  He asked for coaching in order to embark on a transitional and transformational process,...

Make Meetings Meaningful

Make Meetings Meaningful

The 7F Model™ for Meeting Management“Meetings are wonderful. I can’t wait to get to my next one.”“Meetings really make my day. Who wouldn’t want more of them?”“Meetings are the best things about this job. I wouldn't’ stay here without them.”Have you EVER heard...

Essential Strategies for Managing Up

Essential Strategies for Managing Up

Steps for Partnering Up with Your Boss for Agency SuccessThe term “Managing Up” …employees love it and want to learn about it, managers and executives mistakenly fear it, because they don’t understand it. Interestingly, when managers and executives learn about...

Values at Work

Values at Work

Values form the foundation of workplace cultures. Whether the leaders and organizational stakeholder values demonstrate respect and integrity, or coercion and autocracy…values in action are experienced by all who interact with the organization. They influence the...

Provocative questions about Diversity Appreciation@Work ™

Provocative questions about Diversity Appreciation@Work ™

(An excerpt from Diversity Appreciation@Work, by: Bob Schout, PowerSkills Training & Development, Inc.)Culture and diversity impacts everything…everything! Culture and diversity-related issues impact communications, listening, understanding of messages and...

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