It’s time to start preparing for a post-COVID19 world!

It’s time to start preparing for a post-COVID19 world! The job market is still chaotic and many industries have not yet sorted out their workforce needs, but there are also many reasons to feel optimistic. How prepared are you for what comes next? What specific steps can you take over the next...

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MyWeeklyGoal: Refresh Skills

If you want to complete a task, set a goal. What's the easiest way to set a goal? Say it out loud and include others in your journey! This week, signs continue to emerge that we're starting to enter the Post-COVID19 era. I have three public speaking events scheduled this week and my...

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Thank You!

Thank you! Today's National Employee Appreciation Day. I don't currently have employees so I'm doing my part by reaching out to fellow professionals to share a 'cyber handshake' and say: "We did it. We persevered through a tough year and we're awesome. Thanks." That's it. I just wanted to...

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Shared Practices: Be More Appreciative

Be More Appreciative. “How do I motivate my team to perform better?” is one of the most comment questions I hear from new managers. In the most simple terms, you have two main tools to enhance motivation: the carrot and the stick. Unfortunately, too many managers overuse coercion and underuse...

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#MyWeeklyGoal: Set Boundaries to Protect My Weekend

New shared practices are being launched each week at CPQ:HQ. Have you set your #MyWeeklyGoal and shared it with others? Get the support you need to complete those most challenging (or annoying or mundane…) tasks. This week, I’m creating some new habits to protect my weekend time. Wishing you...

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Powerful questions lead to clarity

What do you want to be different? Powerful questions provide clarity. Feeling stuck in self-doubt or thinking ‘too negatively’ about a situation? Instead of focusing on the past (what you can’t change) think about your desired future. Make a list of the things that you want to be different,...

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Try saying “Yes, but…” instead

I gain so much inspiration from my clients each and every day. With their permission, I’m passing along some of their best practices for coping (even thriving) during these challenging times. Try saying “Yes, but…” instead of “yes” or “no.” Do you struggle with over-committing to an...

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In what ways have you asked for feedback?

In what ways have you asked for feedback? Powerful questions are a manager’s most valuable tool. Feeling self-doubt? Not sure what others need from you? Ask for more feedback. You will find that simple, open-ended questions (asked in a trusting and authentic way) will build trust and lead to...

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Know Your Bottom Line for Successful Negotiations

I gain so much inspiration from my clients each and every day. With their permission, I’m passing along some of their best practices for coping (even thriving) during these challenging times. Know My Bottom Line. Want to be successful in your next negotiation (for a raise, promotion, etc.)? ...

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Ask Me Anything Webinar: Register Now

REGISTER NOW Ask Me Anything (for job seekers) When: Wednesday, December 3rd; 1:00pm PT Where: Zoom Conference Room (link shared at registration) Who: The webinar will be presented by Scott Darrell, CPQ Head Coach How: To Register, follow link or send an email to...

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