Tips to Shake Up Your Next Zoom Meeting

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We are coming up on the 1-year anniversary of the pandemic which launched our way of working today, the ubiquitous video/zoom meetings. If you’re like me, I’m bored with the zoom meetings I attend. Use these tips to shake up your next zoom meeting. Have a background contest. Use the virtual background video option in…

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You Are Your Own Competition

You Are Your Own Competition

It always has been you against yourself in this world. In fact, you hold yourself to such a high standard, that you may become exhausted trying to live up to this ideal. We think we can guess what others are thinking or worse worry about what they are thinking, setting us up with assumptions and…

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How to Be A Mindful Leader

How to Be A Mindful Leader

Let’s start with defining mindful. Merriam-Webster defines mindful as: bearing in mind: aware or inclined to be aware. Another way to think of mindful is showing compassion, being able to see the other’s point of view all while reducing your stress and theirs. When you show up as a stressed leader, that has an effect…

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Tips to Balance Work/Home Responsibilities

Balance Work/Home Responsibilities

Time is a limited resource. Everyone only has 24 hours each day. No more, no less. You can always make back lost money you can’t get back time. Striking a balance between work/home responsibilities gains even more importance when you view them through the time lens. In addition, it lowers stress and increases happiness. Now…

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Strategies to Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

We live in a country that seems to celebrate a workaholic lifestyle. With our always connected world, there seems to be an unspoken rule that you must be available at all times. Below are some strategies to avoid becoming a workaholic or creating a more sustainable work-life balance if you feel you already have a…

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How to Protect Your Most Precious Asset

protecting most precious asset

Money and investments are certainly high on the list of precious assets. However, you can earn back money you lost or find new investment opportunities. Another precious assest is professional relationships. Your professional network is extremely important to your success. However, to a large extent, your network is in fact renewable. You can repair wounded…

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