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Harvesting Your Completing and Remembering

Usually, I wait for the last week of the year to post the list of questions known as “Completing and Remembering”.  This year I had a different thought.  What if we thought about the questions 60 days before the end of the year?   What if we saw there were things missing and we still had time...
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Bad Boss

Bad Boss Bad Health

Being featured in FastCompany is an honor.  Being featured with an icon in the organizational development industry such as Jeffrey Pfeffer is humbling.  Of course, I am all good with being humbled!  All kidding aside, the subject of this article is no laughing matter.  Your boss can inspire you to achieve great work — or...
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Asking for Help

The Pain of Asking for Help

Learning to help yourself is a good characteristic of self-help and personal development.  Yet, learning to ASK for help can be a more important skill.  I contributed my thinking on this subject in an article for  Quartz.com   It is reposted here for your learning pleasure.  Enjoy. How to Ask For Help at Work Without Looking Weak...
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As Seen Read and Quoted 2019 Media

August 26, 2019 | FAST COMPANY  Your Bad Boss is Having Real Consequences on Your Health   July 31, 2019 | WSJ Briefing podcast Bosses Rarely Take Mental Health Days Off — They Should!   July 26, 2019 | EnterpriserProject.com Emotional Intelligence how to Reduce Stress   July 16, 2019 | TechRepublic.com How to Avoid...
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Grief in Workplace

Handling Grief at Work

Grief.  Not as in “good grief”, the startled feeling you get when something happens at work that you can’t believe, but the periods of deep sadness that overcome us during our normal lives.  That is the grief, and handling it at work, that I was asked to contribute my thinking on to for the online...
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Emotional Intelligence and Workplace Burnout

Emotional intelligence: How to reduce stress when you can’t take a vacation

Emotional Intelligence: How to reduce stress when you can’t take a vacation, and avoiding workplace burnout. The CIO website, the EntreprisersProject.com, came to me and asked to contribute my thoughts on a reoccurring theme in the workplace: burnout and how and what to do about it. As always, I look through the lens of what the...
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Mental Health Day

7 Signs You Need A Mental Health Day

I am sure there is a skit or two on SNL about needing and taking a mental health day.  Yet, the way work and life have evolved in our post-industrial age makes the burnout we feel more real than many of us want to admit.  The following article outlines my thinking on when to take and...
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Not Getting Any Feedback at Work? Seek it Out!

Not Getting Any Feedback at Work by Andrea Goeglein originally ran on a favorite site MsCareerGirl Not Getting Any Feedback at Work?  Here’s How to Seek it Out! Are you the kind of girl who gives 110% to a work project?   Do you expect your supervising managers will notice and acknowledge your effort?  Or are...
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Workplace Cannabis Policy: Corporate America’s New Recruiting Opportunity

“Workplace Cannabis Policy: Corporate America’s New Recruiting Opportunity” By Andrea Goeglein originally ran on Recuriter.com I think it is only fitting that I publishing this piece on my grandson Miles‘ 21st birthday.  He knows all too well my opinion on recreational cannabis use, and still loves me in spite of those opinions! Let me be...
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