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Wait For The Tug On Your Sleeve

Wait For The Tug On Your Sleeve

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   Feedback is an essential part of learning almost anything, isn’t it? How would we know if we’re on the right track if we didn’t get a signal of some sort? Those hints about the direction we’re going might come...

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Do It Right or Do It Over

Do It Right or Do It Over

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   You see this all the time in those neighborhood groups online. Maybe you’ve posted something like this yourself. Can you recommend a low-cost lawn service? Need a kitchen remodeler who won’t break the budget....

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Do They Like You?

Do They Like You?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   We’re watching a couple of careers in politics implode before our eyes. One thread runs through both of them, and it has implications for our careers too. You’ve heard the wild stories about Florida Congressman...

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Are You Afraid Of Color?

Are You Afraid Of Color?

Listen to the audio version of this post here.     There I was—sitting in a sea of beige. Clearly, my designer had been right when she’d told me, “People are afraid of color.” We’re creating a den at our house; I’ve been shopping for an attractive and...

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You Can Be Better At Networking

You Can Be Better At Networking

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   If “networking” conjures up an image of schmoozing at a Chamber of Commerce meeting, rattling off your canned elevator speech, and thrusting your card at anyone who gets within arm’s reach, it’s time to expand...

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Don’t tell us …

Don’t tell us …

Listen to the audio version of this post here.   I stopped scrolling when this appeared in my Twitter feed: “The secret to getting someone to listen to reason is not what you tell them. It’s what you enable them to tell you that calms them down.” Not that this...

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