What to Do When It’s So Hard to Communicate With Your Mom

There are two kinds of daughters and sons in the world: Those who grow up communicating and connecting with their moms and those who grow up wishing...

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workspace

What Does Your Workspace Say About Your Competence?

It was what came AFTER the colonoscope that gave me the creeps. The gastro doctor came to me as a referral from my family physician. So I booked my...

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workplace bullying

How to Respond to Bullies and Insults at Work

(Forbes first published my article here.) One positive benefit of the Pandemic that some may have overlooked: Working remotely may have put you...

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Recover From a Presentation “Fail”

How To Recover When You Get Flustered During A Presentation

Some glitches turn out to be funny—later, at least to the audience. Before a group of gregarious sales reps, I was trying to make the point that...

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know-it-all

How to Deal With an Obnoxious Know-It-All

How to manage an obnoxious employee or vendor? Glad you asked—and I know you’re “asking for a friend” because no one wants to admit they’ve...

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ramble

Bring the Rambling Show-Off to a Stop

You run into ramblers everywhere: On a Zoom webinar. In the board room. In your training class. The reasons vary: They have extensive experience....

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