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How to Achieve Authentic Leadership

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Being an authentic leader, leading with authenticity…what does all this really mean? It’s one of those “soft-skills” that doesn’t usually have much tangibleness to it. Here’s an attempt at showing you how to be an authentic leader.

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What happens when you cancel meetings for a week?

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I have a HUGE aversion to meetings (especially unnecessary ones). Recently Spotify has been highlighted as a company that has been strict about holding meetings. Now, Zapier, a 100% remote company, is sharing what happened when they cancelled ALL meetings for an entire week.

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How to ask your manager about work remotely

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The pandemic opened our eyes to the potential of work-from-home/remote work and hybrid work. While this writer has worked remotely for over sixteen years and wouldn’t trade that for anything, the reality is hybrid work is most likely the compromise between workers and managers. So, if you want to avoid being stuck in rush hour …

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How to Effectively Communicate with Your Team

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Ever have one of those managers or team members that expect you to be able to read minds? There’s always one of those right? Hopefully, you’re not of them. But just in case, you want to boost your communication skills with your team, here’s what you can do to be more effective.

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“Your price is too high.” You say…

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A common objection whenever it comes to money exchange, is the person you’re trying to persuade to part with money says, “Your price is too high.” If you ever encounter this, then watch this to know how to respond. (I’ve done sales and marketing for over two decades and this is one of the better …

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