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productive meetings

Three rules for productive meetings

You have, no doubt, attended at least one (if not more) meeting from hell! Whether they’re virtual, in-person or hybrid, the complaints run the litany – no structure, too long, nothing gets accomplished, boring, irrelevant, adversarial. The list goes on.

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Are you getting mixed messages from your boss?

Mixed or conflicting messages in the workplace are not as unusual as you might think – and often, your immediate supervisor is the guilty party.  To be clear, bosses don’t (usually) send you conflicting messages intentionally – it’s typically because

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right job

How do you know if you’re in the right job?

If you’re just looking for a paycheque to cover your rent and groceries, then any old job will do. But if you’re looking for the right job – a career that will not only pay the bills but also excite

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Seven ways to have better conversations at work

The ability to have better conversations will serve you well in any workplace environment or organization. By confidently engaging your co-workers, your boss, and even the most senior people you work with, you will be able to build better and

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hybrid workplace

Tips for a hybrid workplace: How not to be out of sight, out of mind

As we look forward to the fall, and (fingers-crossed) an in-person return to work and school, most organizations are actually planning for some sort of a hybrid workplace.  A hybrid workplace is one in which some people are in the

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back to normal

Things won’t ‘get back to normal’, but we can embrace ‘another ordinary’

“I can’t wait for things to get back to normal.” It’s a common refrain. But this phrase is deceptive and fraught with delusion – erroneously assuming that what will be in the future will be similar to what was in

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