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How to Learn to Love Feedback

Most of us know that feedback is essential to growing personally and professionally. The problem is that the words that can most help you grow are often the hardest to hear. As a result, we all have moments when we avoid it like the plague. So how do we learn to tolerate, and even crave

The Power of Choice

On average, how do people respond when you ask them how they’re doing? Do they say they’re fine? A common acronym for fine is: F – F-ed up I – Insecure N – Neurotic E – Emotional Or how about some more answers to “how are you?”: busy, crazy, overwhelmed, and tired, perhaps? On top

The Expert’s Guide To Gratitude

At some point growing up, most of us were faced with the following scenario: We wrong our sister, brother, young neighbor or a classmate. Having been scolded by our parents for being rude or perhaps pulling their hair, the adult authorities gave us the following instructions. “Now you go over and apologize to your brother.”

I Know Why You’re Not Popular

I’m willing to bet my Aston Martin (OK, fine, I’ll bet both of them) that your mother or father once told you, “don’t worry about what the popular kids think about you.” Fast forward to this past week, and I was told the exact same message by so-many-I-lost-count “influencers” in my LinkedIn newsfeed. The past