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Using Check-In Questions to Build Trust

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Many of us live in a world where meetings reign supreme. Constant meetings can seem like overkill—but, when done well, these convenings offer important opportunities for colleagues to exchange ideas, facilitate discussion, share updates, and make decisions.  Enter the power of the check-in question. Experts assert that team-building (the practice of building connection and trust […]

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How to Lead with Courage

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Countless films and books in modern culture have dramatized the critical role of courage in leadership positions. Courageous leaders are lauded for their ability to overcome risks, face their own fears, and achieve their goals against all odds. But you don’t need to be the protagonist in a blockbuster movie to be courageous. When you […]

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4 Ways to Show Appreciation for Stand-Out Colleagues

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Is there someone on your team or in your network who has recently gone above and beyond? We all know someone we’d rave about if asked—so why wait until we’re prompted to show appreciation? Don’t just sing their praises out loud; put it in writing! A heartfelt, genuine note about one’s work can be such […]

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The Importance of Practicing Humility at Work

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Every once in awhile, you may say something that unintentionally sounds like a brag. Without meaning to, you can offend colleagues with a perceived lack of humility, or by giving yourself more credit than you might deserve. Or perhaps you have a teammate who displays this behavior—no one can top their intellect and judgement. A […]

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