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How to Deal With a Difficult Coworker

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! No matter how hard you try — or how much of a people person you are — there is one coworker with […]

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How to Keep Employees Happy and Motivated

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Six months after I started my first job out of college as a software engineer, I was “invited” to my first ever performance review. My boss told me it was an opportunity to get 360 feedback from him and a few colleagues about my strengths and the areas of my performance I could improve. As […]

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How to Avoid Mid-Career Doldrums: Rediscover the Joy of Learning

If you’re an experienced professional, once-exciting work can start to feel like a daily grind. You know your job inside and out, few things about it engage you, and fewer yet offer inspiration to perform at your best. This slump can be especially dispiriting if you love your organization and are invested in its success. […]

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4 Proven Techniques to Grow Your Greatest Asset

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  Some time ago I wasn’t confident in myself, didn’t have a clear vision of what I wanted in life and I wasn’t moving forward. I was constantly feeling insecure, had doubts and fears, and these prevented me from taking action. I was also seeking happiness from external sources, trying to go after many things […]

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Alternative Sleep Cycles to Improve Quality of Work and Life

On average, we sleep for almost one third of our life. That’s a lot of time, if you think about it. Now, imagine if that time was spent doing, constructive and useful things like making breakthroughs in scientific research, discovering the secrets of black holes or watching Gossip Girl reruns in your pajamas (We aren’t […]

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How to Expand Employee Happiness

Do you feel engaged at work? If you don’t, you are not alone. Around the world only 13% of employees say that they feel completely engaged at work. Half of employees are actively thinking about working somewhere else. What is so great about engagement anyway? If you aren’t already craving more engagement at work or want […]

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Unhappy at Work? How to Tell Your Boss

I had it all — a great company, terrific coworkers and a short commute. The only problem was I really didn’t like my job. I spent most of my day alone, crunching numbers for data research. There was no creativity and little human interaction. I wasn’t happy, but I labored on, dejected and frustrated. One […]

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Why Curiosity is so Important in Your Career

The legend has it that when humans discovered the potato plant, many died because of it. They have eaten the fruits and leafs of the plant which turned out to be poisonous. Sad and angry, they gather all the potato plants (fruits, leaves, roots) they could find and set them on fire to wreck this […]

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Always Leveling Up

I got an opportunity to work for one of the best companies in the world. It’s an opportunity that I can’t pass up. Challenging myself is a big part of my work happiness. So when a headhunter emailed me in LinkedIn and asked if I was interested in working at USAA. I said YES! The […]

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How to Help Your Employees Feel Happier at Work

Leading someone to do what you want them to do and getting them to actually enjoy doing it isn’t easy. I’ve always been a hard person to lead. I like to do things my way. A lot of people like to do things their way or at least feel like it. Are you difficult to […]

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