positive thinking, positivity, mindset, positive mindset, think positively

6 Ways to Think Positively in a Negative World

No one will argue that negativity surrounds us. Government shutdowns. Politicians pointing fingers, giving their counterparts tongue-lashings, and...

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finances, financial discussion, household finances,

How to Have Tough, Productive Conversations About Money at Home

Guest Column by Mary Kelly, PhD THIS is the year you are going to lose the weight, exercise 3 times a week, and get your finances in order.  You...

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3 Things To Consider Before Agreeing To The Job, Deal, Or Partnership

(Forbes.com previously published my article here.) Early in my career, an international organization contacted me about licensing my intellectual...

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leadership, communication, top 10

Top 10 Communication Blogs From 2018: Did You Miss These?

Thanks for being a reader in 2018. To wrap up the year, I’m re-running 10 of the most popular communication blogs in the last 12 months just in...

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leadership, communication, assistance, asking for help

How Strong Leaders Ask For Help

(This blog was previously published on Forbes here.) You don’t get bonus points for struggling. Only battle scars. When taking over a new job or...

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negative feedback, communication, leadership

4 Positive Responses to Negative Feedback—Even When You Disagree

From time to time, most of us will receive some negative feedback either at work or home. You may agree or disagree with it. But often your positive...

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