First Impressions… They Count

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Your mother and your career coach probably told you at some point that “First impressions last.” And you know why they both told you that? Because it’s true. For better or worse, like it or not, people’s first impressions of anything—an individual, a store, a brand of shoes—completely shape and color their perception of it…

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Why Can’t I Decide?

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Are big decisions keeping you up at night? Is fretting over the benefits and risks ahead of you taking up your time for work and rest? Are you losing sleep trying to decide which path will bring you to success and which one will lead to ruin? Stop it. “I want to stop it,” you…

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Project Managers Leading Change Initatives

Want to help your project leaders understand the importance of change management in meeting their project’s objectives but don’t know where to get them trained? Know that project stakeholders are critical to a successful implementation but as a PM are you looking for some help planning how to engage employees and drive user adoption? Have you  been tasked with project managing a…

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No BADGE of Honor here…

The weekends are meant for resting or spending time building relationships. There is no badge of honor for working on the weekend. I wish someone had told me this when I first became a consultant. All I saw modeled was the up or out, competitive roles of the big firms like Arthur Anderson, and I thought if…

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Spinning plates? Confident consultants focus

As a consultant you will likely have many spinning plates. If you feel overwhelmed list out all of your projects or “to dos” and then break them into smaller subtasks. Pick 1 sub task you can complete quickly and do it! Take action and then acknowledge the win of the completion… it will motivate you…

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Change Overwhelm

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How many of you want to drive change at your organization but then just get completely overwhelmed? There is so much data these days, over 5,000 books on Amazon about change management, it’s all a little overwhelming. With today’s access to so much information the amount of time it takes to read, digest, and synthesize it…

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