How to have more energy when work is making you tired

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Preserving your energy As I was writing the title for this post, I recalled when a former boss told me, "What I need most from you is to cope. I need you to be willing to come back every day." This was a real gift to me because sometimes merely coping with the strain of a tough job seems all you can really do. You're worried about not adding enough value because you are barely coping. But this comment made me think about truly, how much trouble it would be for your boss if you weren't there -- coping! So give yourself some slack. Work is hard. Coping is an accomplishment on its own. I've written two articles about managing energy, one about Time Management & Happiness, and Continue Reading

Building a Stronger Team

Building a Stronger Team

This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Building a Stronger Team. If you missed it you can download the recording. Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free. Is your team capable of doing what the business needs? Your job as a leader is to build the team you need, [...]

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I need my team to be more strategic

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People don’t become more strategic I frequently talk to executives who are concerned about particular individuals on their team, saying, “I need them to be more strategic”. Reality check: I have never seen anyone become more strategic. OK, there are a few closeted-strategic people out there who do not yet realize that they are allowed [...]

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Personal Brand 101

Personal Brand 101

This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Personal Brand 101. If you missed it you can download the recording. Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free. You already have a Personal Brand “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle [...]

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The business-enabling conversation many executives avoid

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Missing the clues I work as a business advisor to executives, and in doing so also I often also have 1-1 conversations with their direct reports. I can’t count how many times, though I am having confidential conversations with each of them, I am left thinking, “Do you two ever talk to each other?” They [...]

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