7 Phrases You Will Never Hear a Great Leader Say

September 28 , 2015

Great leaders know that how they communicate is almost as important as what they communicate. They're constantly aware that everything they say will be taken to heart by their team, and that they'll be measured against their own words.

Filed Under: Attitude, Communication, communication, Leadership, professional development, Psychology, rational thought, Relationships

20 Things Your Boss Will Love To Hear and Why

June 15 , 2015

Looking to make a good impression with a new boss or improve your relationship with your current manager? Try adding a few of these powerful phrases into your conversations. You can easily improve your standing with your boss without being insincere or being thought a brown-noser.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Career Advice, Good Habits, good habits, Quick Tips, Rational Thought, rational thought

Would You Hire You? 10 Ways To Add Value To Your Position At Work.

December 29 , 2014

Filed Under: Rational Thought, rational thought, Role Reversals, role reversals, Success, success, Your Career, your career

Your Kindness Will Lead You to Success

August 04 , 2014

I am not impressed by someone's ability to intimidate, cajole, persuade, manipulate, overpower or overwhelm others. No, what impresses me most are the people who have the ability to do these things, but who choose instead to let kindness lead them to success.

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Personality, personality, Rational Thought, rational thought, Social Impact

Want to Be Successful? Get Angry

July 10 , 2014

We're human, every single one of us. We feel happy, and sometimes we feel smart. Other times we feel stupid. We enjoy feeling loved. We cringe when we feel hated. We all get angry for sure. Some handle it better than others. Sometimes in my life I've been quick to anger.

Filed Under: Attitude, Professional Development, professional development, Rational Thought, rational thought, Your Career, your career

Why Can’t We All Just Get Along – In the Office

June 26 , 2014

For most working people, we spend more time at work than we do at home, so it’s important to have healthy relationships with the people we work and interact with, including employees, managers and customers. Dealing with personalities, moods and egos can be tricky. Since we can’t change them, then...

Filed Under: Behavior in the Workplace, behavior in the workplace, Insights, insights, Office Politics, office politics, Rational Thought, rational thought

The Importance Of Scheduling Nothing

November 21 , 2013

If you were to see my calendar, you'd probably notice a host of time slots greyed out but with no indication of what's going on. There is no problem with my Outlook or printer. The grey sections reflect "buffers," or time periods I've purposely kept clear of meetings.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Productivity, productivity, Rational Thought, rational thought, Time Management