How to Deal with Imposter Syndrome at Work

Imposter Syndrome is the belief that we don’t believe we deserve the job we’re in or the success we achieve. To overcome it, become aware of what’s letting you down and allowing these intrusive thoughts into your mind. That awareness enables you to shift your perspective and start being kinder to, and more patient with, […]

How frequently do you get overwhelmed by the amount of work you have to do?

Our reader poll today asks: How frequently do you get overwhelmed by the amount of work you have to do? All the time: 11.1% Frequently: 29.3% Sometimes: 36.6% Not often: 19.2% Never: 3.8% We all get overwhelmed. The question is: how do you deal with it? 77% of you report you’re overwhelmed “sometimes” or more frequently. […]

3 Reasons Millennials Hate Your Performance Review

New research on performance management shows that the traditional performance review is failing millennials. It’s too infrequent, it’s too impersonal and it doesn’t feel valuable to them. However, when done properly, the feedback managers give to their millennial employees can promote positive change and career growth. Today’s post is by Michael Bungay Stanier, author of […]

Are You Being Too Nice as a Manager?

Being nice to your team members to spare their feelings can actually cause bigger issues than you might expect. You’re doing them a disservice if you’re not providing clear, actionable feedback they need to improve their performance. Today’s post is by Janet Britcher, author of Zoom Leadership: Change Your Focus, Change Your Insights (CLICK HERE […]

How do you deal with manipulative people?

Our reader poll today asks: How do you deal with manipulative people? I cut them out of my life as fast as I can: 32.5% I ignore their manipulations and do my own thing: 42.5% I often fail to realize I’m being manipulated: 6.2% I recognize I’m being manipulated but just let it happen: 2.8% I […]

Great Leaders Say “Yes!”

Making a small shift in how you communicate with others can yield big results. A simple change from “no” to “yes, and…” will reframe your conversations in a positive light and open up new possibilities. Today’s post is by Chris Dyer, author of The Power of Company Culture (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Back […]