Leadership Resources

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How to handle an unpredictable boss

It can be hard to deal with a manager who acts like Jekyll and Hyde. You never know if the friend or the bully will show up. Whatever you do, don’t take it personally; you may have just said something that triggered a larger issue for them, or maybe you... read more

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How to overcome glossophobia

This isn’t a dangerous disease or chronic condition; it’s the medical term for the fear of public speaking. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 74% of people have Glossophobia which ranks higher than Thanatophobia, which is ... read more

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How to get people’s attention

With people being constantly bombarded with requests, it can be tough to get your colleagues’ attention. That’s why it’s important to cut to the chase about what you need someone to do, when, and why. Whether you’re sending an email, making a... read more

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How to overcome a bad first impression

A bad first impression can be hard to shake. But changing how others view you is not impossible. Here are four ways to overturn entrenched beliefs: Surprise people. For example, if you’ve developed a reputation for never speaking up, make a... read more

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10 steps to happiness in the workplace

To achieve greater happiness at work, you don't need your boss to stop calling you at night. You don't need to make more money. You don't need to follow your dream of being a sommelier, or running a B&B in the Cotswolds. The biggest obstacle to... read more

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How to decline a meeting invitation without burning bridges

There it is in your inbox: an invite to a meeting you really don’t want to attend. Maybe it’s shoehorned into one of the few remaining open spaces in your calendar. Or maybe it’s for a time that’s already booked, and now you’re left to decide whom to... read more

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How to increase team motivation

Teams are the way that most companies get important work done. When you combine the energy, knowledge, and skills of a motivated group of people, then you and your team can accomplish anything you set your minds to. Here are five ways to increase... read more

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How to overcome your reluctance to negotiate your salary

Negotiating your salary can reap huge long-term benefits. But most of us are reluctant to try. Here are some common excuses and how to overcome them: What if they get upset with me for asking? To avoid potential backlash, invest extra... read more

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How to create a new leadership vision

Now is the time to clarify and refine your leadership vision. This requires both articulating your values and re-examining your goals for the future. Start by identifying the four or five most important episodes in your life - moments that... read more

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How to write a better CV

The New Year often inspires people to update their CV. But dusting off your old one and adding new bullet points is the wrong way to go. Start afresh with these tips in mind. Start with attitude. More important than your CV and pitch is the... read more