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Stop Using These 30 Phrases At Work! | LinkedIn

Stop Using These 30 Phrases At Work! | LinkedIn. Oh my gosh!  I love this article. Some of  these phrases drive me up a wall. Going forward Drill-down End of play Touch base It’s on my radar No brainer Best of breed Low hanging fruit Reach out Dive deeper Think outside the box Positive momentum…
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How to Self-Promote without Being a Jerk | LinkedIn

    How to Self-Promote without Being a Jerk | LinkedIn. From the Article: Acknowledge others. State your accomplishments in terms of how you have helped others. If you have clients, list the ways they have benefitted from working with you. If you volunteer, be proactive in supporting your favorite non-profits. When your team wins, give…
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6 Ways to Put the Good (Bad and Ugly) in Goodbye—Part II | LinkedIn

6 Ways to Put the Good (Bad and Ugly) in Goodbye—Part II | LinkedIn.   From Gary Warner: A Sendoff That Brought a Veteran Newspaper Reporter to Tears “Two months ago I was handed the dreaded ‘voluntary redundancy’ letter at the newspaper I had been employed for 11 years. The decision was made by the…
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6 Ways to Put the ‘Good’ in Goodbye | LinkedIn

   6 Ways to Put the ‘Good’ in Goodbye | LinkedIn. To sum it up: Here are some simple tips for the bosses of departing employees: This isn’t about you. Actually, sometimes it is about you. Maybe the departing employee hates you. Get over it, because even then you can’t make this about you. It’s about the person…
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Gender pay gap: The familiar line that “women make 77 cents to every man’s dollar” simply isn’t accurate. – Slate Magazine

 Gender pay gap: The familiar line that “women make 77 cents to every man’s dollar” simply isn’t accurate. – Slate Magazine. “How many times have you heard that “women are paid 77 cents on the dollar for doing the same work as men”? Barack Obama said it during his last campaign. Women’s groups say it every…
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5 Things You Don’t Know About Gen Y | LinkedIn

5 Things You Don’t Know About Gen Y | LinkedIn. Each generation has its own quirks.  Each generation thinks that their own is the best, of course. We would do well to be wise to the differences and how to work with them, rather than fighting against them.

5 Things I Am Grateful For

I have been given many gifts in this life, and I am truly grateful for them.  I thought I’d start a post on 5  things I am grateful for, as a reminder to myself that I have so many things in my life that go incredibly well, even when some things are not going so…
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5 Things You Have to Unlearn to Succeed at Work | LinkedIn

5 Things You Have to Unlearn to Succeed at Work | LinkedIn. This is an interesting article on the 5 things that the author says you have to unlearn to succeed at work.  What do you think that those things should be?  I’m not sure about the gaming at work, but I have seen some…
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Be Creatively Analytical

Be Creatively Analytical

Once people get to know me, they start to realize that I’m a people watcher.  I am also extremely creative.  I spend a lot of my time trying to find new and innovative ways to approach a situation and solve problems.  That can be both really cool, or really annoying, depending on your perspective.  I…
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The Key To Success Is Practice | LinkedIn

The Key To Success Is Practice | LinkedIn. I do believe that the key to success is practice.  By learning to do things extremely well, we will get continually better at them, whether they are sports, negotiation skills, or any other business skill.