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10 Examples of How to Use Your Strengths at Work

Strengths at Work

If you’re ready to level up your superpowers, you may want to sign-up for my 7 Part free E-Course to a Happier and More Successful You or my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! An organization I work with recently brought in a consultant. At meetings he furiously types away at his keyboard. What gives? I […]

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How to Get Better Feedback at Work

Get More Feedback

You walk down the hallway back to your desk, feeling a little bit tired. You’re about to make the turn, but instead you go straight and you end up in your boss’s office. You ask him, “Do you have a minute?” He says yes and you sit down. He is probably thinking. Here it comes… […]

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How to Stop Worrying About Mistakes at Work


I’m standing next to a powerful woman at this networking event. She introduces my friend and I to her friend. There is a slightly longer than usual pause and I rush to fill the empty space. “Oh and this is my friend Alfred.” “We already met,” Alfred says. “Oh, I’m sorry. You knew each other […]

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3 Unique Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills at Work


I am severely hearing impaired and it was not detected until I was 12 years old. So what do I know about communication and how can it help you get the most from your workday? Finding ways to communicate well was a daily challenge. I learned to read lips so well that I had deceived […]

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What to Do When You Hate Your Job

Smiling at work

Hating your job isn’t particularly uncommon. In fact, a Gallup study found that around 70% of workers find themselves “disengaged” from their job. Doing the same things day after day, while feeling you’re hardly making a difference in the world, can certainly contribute to a feeling of disengagement in the workplace. I was once that […]

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How to Build Habits that Make You Happier


To often we bully ourselves to get things done or to do things that need to get done. Let me know in the comments if you’ve ever created a crazy to do list in the past month and got less than half done. You are setting yourself up for failure. You must strive, yes, but […]

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How Being Creative at Home Makes You Happier at Work


Every night on my drive home from work, I make a mental list of things to do. Feed the dogs, make dinner, take a shower, make lunch for tomorrow. Once my work clothes are off and my pajamas on, I shoot through my nightly chores at a lightning pace. The quicker I complete my housework, […]

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6 Ways to Improve Your Focus at Work


I grew up with ADD. As a child, it was a constant struggle trying to manage my attention. In high school, I forced myself to work ahead on homework through math lessons so I wouldn’t get in trouble for fidgeting or talking to my neighbor. In college, I became a note-taker so I was forced […]

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I Need a New Job

feeling free

How many times have you heard “I need a new job!” from a friend? How often do they act on it? How many times have you said this to yourself? And how often have you acted on it? 86% of people are currently unhappy at their job. These are stats from 2013, but from my work […]

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How Can You Live with a Little More Passion?


I’m drawn to write about something very important. A friend of mine recently died. He wasn’t a close friend. We briefly chatted at WDS, but I knew he was powerful the moment we chatted. He had a honest confidence that I can’t put into complete words. We talked at WDS (World Domination Summit) in Portland […]

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