Listen up!

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“You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.” —M. Scott Peck How many times a day do we “listen” while doing other tasks? How many times do we check our phones while sharing dinner with friends or family? How many times do we look at our computer screen while on a call? Is listening …

You’re Not Hired: Interview fiasco stories

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  In my line of work, I hear plenty of interview nightmare stories. It comes with the career-coaching territory. Sometimes a real doozy will surface out of nowhere. Other times, I seek out these stories during workshops and one-on-ones. It’s not about churning up embarrassment or dwelling on failure. It’s about dissecting these defining moments—and learning from them. That’s why …

Crying at Work: What’s that About?

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Recently a friend of mine, who leads a national organization, surprised me with this question: “What’s the deal with all these millennial women crying at work?” Being a coach, I wanted to launch into a conversation about why it seemed to bother her. But she is my friend, not my client. So, I asked her simply, “What do you do …