9 Tips When You’re Burning the Candle at Both Ends

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadYou’ve probably got too much to do and not enough time to get it done. Maybe you’re burning the candle at both ends, and you’d really like some time to breathe after a long day at work. This is becoming common at the office, but it doesn’t have to…

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Would You Take Your Job if They Offered It Today?

I was speaking with a client I’ve been working with for awhile. He’s worked for his company for 25 years. Then one day, he offered this insight… “If I interviewed for my job today, there’s just no way I’d take it.” It was true for him. And I think it’s true for many people working…

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Your Invitation to be Inspired (The Weekly Spark)

Ever need a break in the middle of your work day? Most people say they need one but rarely do they actually do it. You’ve probably got a lot of “blue” on your calendar driven by back-to-back meetings and conference calls. Well, here’s an opportunity and a great reason to take a break and improve…

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Debunking the Myth of Shame and Burnout

There’s no shame in burnout. But admittedly, so many of us (me included in the past) operate as if job burnout is shameful thing. And shame is powerful. Shame keeps conversations bottled up, in the closet, and buried beneath the surface. Shame keeps things quiet and keeps the important conversations on the “down low”. Shame…

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The 21 Warning Signs of Burnout

I’m excited to announce the official launch of my no-cost Conquer your Burnout, 14-day burnout solution. This mini-course I’ve created helps you recapture your motivation for the corner office and reignite your career. I’ve designed it to shift the way you think about your work day and help you: Wake-up energized and excited to get…

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The Greatest Threat to Your Monday Morning…Voicemail

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Podcast: Play in new window | Download** Make sure to Click the Podcast Button above to hear the helpful strategies** Starting your Monday morning at the office with a long list of voice mails can be extremely stressful. You may even be to the point where every time you see the dreaded red light on…

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Find Your Way Out of a Dark Cloud (a challenge to finish out the year)

Last week I took a family member to the Emergency Room 3 times. It was scary, frustrating, and incredibly time-consuming. While it was tough by all accounts, fortunately everyone was okay in the end. Interestingly, the black clouds had a silver lining within this experience. It brought my family closer together, refortified existing relationships, and…

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Survive the Pre-Vacation Work Tidal Wave

So you’re preparing for a vacation at the office. You’d like to be preparing for vacation by getting into that pre-vacation mindset of anticipation and excitement. But you’ve got things to do before a vacation and there is one thing that’s standing between you and the promise land of relaxation. WORK and lots of it!…

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You’ve been Set-up for Burnout since First Grade

You’ve been set-up… Set-up for inevitable job burnout ever since 1st grade.  Click to Tweet That was my first thought after reading Seth’s Godin’s manifesto, Stop Stealing Dreams (You can download it free by clicking here.) If you’d gotten these tips back when you were running around the playground, you could have avoided many of…

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An Epidemic is Spreading at the Office, but You have the Cure

Joseph explained to me recently that no one is listening to him at the office. He’s been a leader in his field for well over two decades and is the resident expert. He’s dedicated and really cares about his company, and he’s been trying to fix  the office for awhile. He knows what should be…

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