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Why Leaders Fail with their Assistants

Have you had a hard conversation with your assistant lately? Being unwilling to engage in conflict with your assistant can ruin your working relationship. Here are four mistakes to avoid with those who assist you: 1. Assuming your assistant can

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Speed Up or Slow Down?

Some of us need to speed up. We find reasons to not make decisions or initiate conversations. We procrastinate, avoid conflict, and are perfectionists. Others of us need to slow down. We do everything so quickly that we get ourselves

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The Dangerous Power of Online Messaging

Every day, relationships are damaged through online messaging. (Emails, Facebook messages, and Text messages) This damage happens for a couple of reasons. First, people say things in writing that they would never say to another person face to face. It’s

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Have the conversation already!

  Most of us don’t like hard conversations.  Few of us charge head first into conflict.  But without difficult conversations we don’t have real relationships.   Author Tim Ferris goes so far as to say that, “A person’s success in life

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