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    Build a strong reputation by making the most of minor achievements. In my seminars, I am fond of

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    Instant ecommunication equals sky high expectations. I’ve talked before about how responsiveness – or lack thereof – can

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    While we may believe that we seem to strike the right balance in our dealings with others at

  • What to Do When You Lose Out on a Promotion

    A reader asks: I recently applied for an internal promotion to be manager of the small team I

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  • 6 Work Habits to Break in the New Year

    With 2013 fast approaching, we all have resolutions in the back of our minds.  As you’re contemplating yours,

  • Handling Transitions at Work

    I was at a meeting in which a c-suite executive proclaimed that her organization had experienced too much

  • 6 Things You Should Never Say to Your Boss

    I get a lot of e-mails from people asking how they can establish better relationships with their managers. 

  • 9 Survival Strategies for Road Warriors

    If you’ve worked in the professional world for longer than a year or two, the magic of business

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  • Are You Paying a Tax on Your Appearance?

    On the Personal Branding blog, Nance Rosen dropped a bombshell. Over your working lifetime, the average cost of

  • Be Respectful of Others’ Time

    Earlier this year, I attended an internationally recognized Internet business conference.  I was writing the Reinvent column for