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You’ve got just 600 seconds…

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so grab their attention and KEEP it!

 

600 seconds. That’s all the time you have to grab your audience’s attention - and then keep it....

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How to find your true genius

Uncategorized Aug 05, 2019
 

 Happy Monday

This week I want to talk about working from your strengths. 

Working from your strengths is a wonderful way to work, and I am a big fan of knowing your strengths and then sculpting your work life to fit. ...

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I Got a Gold Star!

Do you remember the GOLD STARS in grade school?

I don't know if it's a "thing" anymore, but I remember feeling good when I got a gold star for "being a good friend," or "turning my work in on time."

In our current Leadership Book Club choice, ...

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Why you need a personal development plan

Uncategorized Jul 19, 2019
 

Claire Laughlin here, and I want to talk to you today about the amazing practice of building a personal development plan.

First, what is a personal development plan?

In this context, I’m talking about a plan that YOU generate that helps...

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I Feel Like I’m Cheating

When I was a kid in grade school, teachers stood in the front of the classroom and tried to fill our heads with volumes of the important facts, figures, and concepts that we would need to be successful in the world. Mathematical formulas, grammar...

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Are your meetings driving people away?

 

If you are still attending (or leading) meetings that you feel are NOT a great use of time, please pay close attention.

 

  • Your time matters.
  • Your energy matters.
  • Your creative ideas matter.
  • Your contribution matters.

 

Meetings...

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Why Happiness?

Does your happiness really matter?

 

As a communication consultant and trainer, I work with many leaders and organizations on developing specific habits and practices that will help them be more effective in their work and with their teams.

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Be More Influential

 

We're loving what we're reading in the Leadership Book Club right now.

Broadcasting Happiness by Michelle Gielan and The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor (husband and wife team!) tell us that we are always leaving an energetic impression on...

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Are You Using Your Power Responsibly?

Uncategorized May 07, 2019

As a leader, you have a disproportionate influence on the "culture" (or vibe) of your work group. 

With power comes responsibility!

No matter who you are, your actions send subtle cues to those around you about what is important or...

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I Gave Myself Permission...Will You?

If you could have the life you really want, what would change?

I often fantasize about having something different in my life.

Don’t get me wrong, I have a wonderful life and I AM grateful every day. But if I’m being honest, I will...

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