How to Develop Influence Skills While Working Remotely

Influencing others is a key skill to build rapport, meet shared goals, and get work done effectively. It’s an important workplace currency, especially as you move up the career ladder. Persuading someone may seem easy when you’re in person and able to connect. However, how do you hone your influencing skills in today’s remote workplace?…

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5 Strategies to Gain Control of Your Life

Crises such as COVID-19 create upheaval and change in our lives. So why do some people fiercely resist change whereas others openly embrace it? In her classic HBR article, Rosabeth Moss Kanter highlights surprise, loss of control, and uncertainty as three key reasons why people resist change. However, at the same time that change creates…

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5 Ways to Embrace Uncontrollable Change

A threatening pandemic, a volatile economy, seismic shifts in the employment landscape: This unfamiliar territory can feel overwhelming. It can be a particularly hard time for young graduates looking to find a job. Times like this can create surprise, loss of control, and uncertainty—key reasons why people resist change, according to Rosabeth Moss Kanter. However,…

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Top 10 Ways Coaching Can Help You

You’ve watched as your colleagues, peers, leaders, and perhaps even your best friend have committed to their own coaching journeys. However, you’re still stuck in place and can’t decide if it’s the path for you. What can coaching really help you with? How do you know if it’s right for you?  In my 20 years…

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