Do You Have Direct Reports? You Lead Teams

Woman at Whiteboard in a team meeting

All leaders, managers, anyone that has someone that reports to them, leads teams which in turn creates team leaders. I say that as a way to reframe how leaders think of themselves. When you think of yourself as a team leader this allows for a completely different lens to view your direct reports. Yes, they…

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Ready to Get Promoted? Tips to Help

Man In Suit Extending Hand Out

Ready to get promoted? You have decided you want a promotion and are ready for a change and more responsibly. How do you go about getting promoted? Some questions to ask yourself first. Do you think you want to manage people? Are you more of a contributor and don’t want to manage people? Really think…

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7 Ways to Embrace Change

Embrace Change

What is it about change that freaks us out and keeps us stuck? We’ve done our due diligence, we want this change and yet, something is preventing us from making it.   Change can be scary. Change is about the unknown, or figuring out a new way of doing things. Learning to accept change at…

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The Secret to Expanding Your Role for Career Success

Maybe you like your job, but you still feel like something is missing. You want a new challenge, or you wonder what you need to do to advance your career. Those concerns are natural, and they’re pointing you in a positive direction. However much you excel at your job, the truth is you’ll probably need…

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Managing Up? How to Advance Your Career

Your relationship with your boss can have a huge positive or negative impact on your job satisfaction and career advancement. Even if your boss has a few flaws in their management style or you just don’t seem to get along, you can still work together successfully if you learn the art of managing up. And,…

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