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New opportunities and the anticipation of greatness fuel the fire of entrepreneurs, consultants, small business owners and other hard-working professionals at the start of every year—making it the perfect time to pause, reassess and establish new rhythms. Ensure you’re set up for success in the new year, with these five action steps. Celebrate the accomplishments…

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Nobody likes to fail. It hurts. When we are unable to achieve our goals, we don’t just experience failure. We experience discouragement. Rejection. Doubt. Fear. Apathy. Failure has a way of warping our perspectives; re-shaping our outlook to align with the constraints of our current condition rather than that of the desired future state. We…

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Have you ever come out of the holidays feeling like you let everyone down, including yourself? That’s no way to start the new year. Read on for tips to help you thrive – personally and professionally – this holiday season. Get ready to turn last year’s exhaustion into this year’s exhilaration. 1| Don’t overcommit. It’s…

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It’s easy to think of your annual review as a passive experience. You could just sit there and nod while your boss lists your shortcomings or assigns you with new goals for the coming year. Hopefully not! Even if your boss conducts a decent annual review, it’s up to you to own both your career…

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For many employees, The Annual Review is quickly approaching. Don’t dread it. Instead, prepare for it. You can only control your side on the receiving end, so get ready to make the most of it. To prepare for constructive criticism, we can learn from Sheila Heen. She’s a lecturer at Harvard Law School, a partner…

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The new year is upon us. If your goals include being more productive and less stressed, then resolve to work smarter. Read on for insights that will help you jumpstart the new year. And don’t expect these changes to fizzle out after January 31. What you’ll need in order to make the most of these…

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At the heart of work-life balance are great intentions. And yet, the time is ripe for a jolt of reality and a dose of personalization. Let’s reframe work-life balance so we can thrive! Consider for a minute the word balance and the contexts in which we hear it. Do you believe Congress will ever agree upon…

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Trying to do it all isn’t sustainable and its not how we were designed to work. That’s the premise of a book I recently read entitled Essentialism by Greg McKeown. But how do we break away from the corporate culture that has us constantly hitting refresh on our emails and running from one unproductive meeting…

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Have you ever done something that makes you feel like you’re moving in the wrong direction? And is that direction ever backward? I recently felt this pit-in-my-stomach feeling as my wife and I moved our 1,400 square foot home in suburbia to a 752 square foot, one-bedroom apartment in the bustling city. After discussing all…

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Did you know schools like Yale have started to evaluate the emotional intelligence (EQ) levels of applicants- right there alongside SAT scores, grades and extra-curricular activities? A stat I recently came across states that 90% of high performers score high emotional intelligence levels as well. While that might not surprise you, what steps are you…

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