Category Archives: Relationships

3 Ways to Create Trust with Millennials in the Workplace Today

The following is a guest post by Dan Negroni, author of the newly released book Chasing Relevance: 6 Steps to Understand, Engage, and Maximize Next Generation Leaders in the Workplace. Millennials will be 75% of your workforce in the next … Continue reading

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Will Dropping the Occasional F-Bomb Help You Build Trust at Work?

I’ll be upfront with you about my viewpoint on profanity; I’m not a fan. I don’t mind the occasional use of a mild curse word, but chronic use of profanity, especially the heavy-duty vulgar words, comes across as unintelligent, rude, … Continue reading

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Thrown Under the Bus? 8 Tips on Dealing with Unfair Criticism

Sooner or later…sooner if you’re in a leadership position…you will get thrown under the bus by receiving unfair criticism from a boss or colleague. Unfair criticism comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it shows up in your annual performance review when … Continue reading

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3 Sacrifices Leaders Must Make for Their People

Tomorrow’s Memorial Day holiday has me thinking about sacrifice. We’ve set aside this day in the United States to remember all the people who have died while serving in our armed forces. Flags decorate the grave stones of the fallen, … Continue reading

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4 Essential Skills Every New Manager Needs to Learn

Becoming a manager for the first time is a significant career milestone. It is both exciting and nerve-wracking stepping into a role where you are now responsible for others and not just yourself. Most people who are promoted to managerial positions … Continue reading

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