Why Your Relentless Pursuit is So Attractive to Others

You’re driving hard towards your goal. You’re throwing your energy, your effort and your focus at your leadership role and trying to deliver the impact and outcomes that you seek. But the results seem elusive. Achieving the goal is uncertain. Doubt may be creeping in. Others aren’t helpful, trying to tell you to relax or …

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Conflict Can Be Your Competitive Advantage

Why does it seem like any time you’re involved with a group of people for an extended period of time, conflict is likely? Maybe inevitable? Because we’re human. We have different perspectives. Different needs. Different preferences. Different expectations. Within companies, conflict impacts team dynamics and the speed and quality of team results. You try to …

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Why You Can Forget That Advice About Waking Up at 5:00 a.m. and Making Your Bed Immediately

You’re trying to improve every day. You know you’re working hard, and open to new ideas from blog posts, vlogs, podcasts and books. You’ll take advice from successful people who have been there, done that. Anything that will help you get where you want to go. But the volume of advice is crushing. The internet …

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How to Start and End Your Day and Be Wildly Productive in Between

So what do you do now? You’ve attacked your workday as best you can to maximize productivity. You’ve prioritized. You’ve delegated. You’ve sought out resources like David Allen’s Getting Things Done or Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits / Zen to Done and tried to simplify things as best you can. But the clock keeps ticking. During your workday, it seems …

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5 Things That Successful Female Leaders Understand

Something doesn’t seem right. You are hungry to advance your career and to get more ______ (you fill in the blank — more responsibility, more visibility, more authority, more opportunity, more income). It just doesn’t seem to come as fast as you’d like. And you’re sure that beyond lip service, other people don’t really understand what you’re …

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3 People Who Can Vault Your Career Forward (And You Need All Three!)

You feel like your career trajectory has stalled. Or at least the next steps are uncertain. There are probably some things you’re doing wrong. There may be important tasks that you’re neglecting. In some areas, you’re really effective and other areas… not so much. You’d like to find out how you could raise your performance. …

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21 Productivity Quotes from Peter Drucker That Are Perfect for Ambitious Millennials

You want to crush it in business. But you don’t want to wait. You want to get farther faster. Like now. Today. You look for the best advice the internet has to offer. A Google search of leadership productivity yields 212 million results. Your eyes glaze over. If every adult in the United States wrote …

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