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Keeping Calm and Going Virtual

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A Message from Marilyn Manning, Ph.D. and The Consulting Team

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Keys to Retaining Your Top Talent

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When we are onsite coaching or training, we keep hearing the same concern, “How do I keep my best people?” With the reach of social media it’s a buyer’s market for talent: it is far too easy for a talented employee to find a better job elsewhere… when...

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Developing Your 20/20 Vision in 2020

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Today is a good time to plant your seeds to success in 2020. What new skills will you acquire or explore? What are your areas for opportunity in the coming year? What 2019 milestone can you turn into a stepping stone for future success in 2020?...

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Let Presence Be your Present

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They say wherever you go, there you are. Yet how present are you at any given time and place you find yourself? Especially at this wonderful time of year, are you able to give the gift of presence to your co-workers and direct reports, family and friends?...

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Making Meetings Worth Your Time

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Whether you are the meeting’s organizer or its captive, there are things you can do to salvage lost meetings, get wayward meetings back on track, or change the tone in the room as an attendee. You just need to know what to...

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Better Meetings = Better Results

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Recently a manager reviewed her upcoming calendar Monday morning and realized the rest of her week was already filled with meetings. Her surprise turned to depression as she realized much of her month was similarly occupied with meetings. She started thinking about that and wondered how many of those meetings were really worthwhile....

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Back to School

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September signals back to school for many. For professionals, it can be a reminder that continuous learning is imperative for long term success. Regardless of your area of work, it’s worth reflecting on professional development, career growth and lifelong learning. In today’s world of rapid change and technology on steroids, there’s always more to...

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How to Reduce Your Stress and Its Affect on Others

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The customer service manager was noticing that her new hire, who was brimming with enthusiasm upon being hired by the city, was now showing signs of irritability, frustration, and fatigue. Her people skills had seemed strong based on her interview, reference check and training that accompanied onboarding. Yet two months later she was a different person. In their next one-to-one meeting, her manager used some probing questions to try to solve the mystery. LT Stress July...

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How to Create a Powerful Presence

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If you’ve watched the recent presidential debates, nightly newscasts or attended a roundtable of experts at a conference, you’ve likely observed male and female professionals with varying degrees of executive presence. Consciously or unconsciously, their perceived presence has created part of your reaction to them: Do you find them Credible?  Charismatic? Professional? Trustworthy? Presidential? Put another way, would you vote for them? Would you want to work with them? Would you like to be led by them? Would you invest your money in their...

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DiSC-overy: The Gateway to Growth

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For professionals intent on improving their communication and leadership skills, a common question is, “where to start?”. Some want to work better with their teams or become more in sync with others. Some aren’t aware of how colleagues or direct reports see them, or have trouble with certain “types” of workplace...

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