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20 Questions to Gauge Your Commitment to Your Current Path

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Guest Post by Alli Polin There are times when we all ask ourselves, “is my current path the right one?” I know I’ve been asking myself that question left, right, and center since I left Washington DC for the Outback. My business, family, and friends all factor into my answer. Some days I’m sure, other days not so much.  Like many of my clients, I’m on the edge of change. You may…

THREE QUESTIONS THAT TURN SELF-CRITICISM INTO POWERFUL TIPPING POINTS

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Guest Post by Dan Rockwell Agree with people when they point out their own weaknesses. “Comfort may obstruct growth and solidify the status quo.” Agree: Say, “You know you’re right, you can be too critical,” when someone says they’re too critical. Don’t say, “Oh, it’s not that bad.” When team members say they’re too critical, thank them for their transparency. “Thanks for saying that. I respect your transparency.” 3 questions: <p style="padding-left:...

Change your Question, Change Results

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Guest Post by Aileen Gibb, MMC (IAC), Author, Tedx Speaker and Conversationalist “Are there any questions?” Silence. Awkward fidgeting. Heads down to avoid eye contact. If you’ve ever attended a meeting in any sizeable organization — from large town-hall type gatherings to small team talks or even one-on-one performance reviews, you are familiar with this scenario. “Are there any questions?” repeats the presenter, quite often the boss, expert or team leader hoping that somehow she has managed to stir your interest and…

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