Saturday, June 17, 2017
When is the last time you asked yourself, "How do I want to be remembered?" Keep reading to learn how an errant plant manager initiated change for himself and his team and get tips on aligning your present priorities with the legacy you want to leave.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Here's the truth: there's a good chance your interviewers are prejudiced. It may be more obvious or less obvious, but when you suspect their prejudice is ruining your chances, it's time to take action. Read on to learn how.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Learn the 6 universal principles of influence you can start using today to improve your negotiations and your relationships.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Ever gotten a pair of shoes you needed to work in before they felt good to wear? Cultural comfort works the same way: you have to walk a mile (or ten) before you hit your stride. Get the 2 insights and 3 strategies you need to start on your journey.
Monday, May 29, 2017
Turns out that your personality traits impact how effectively you can navigate cultural difference. Learn how "The Big Five," "The Asian Personality at Work Index," and how individualism and collectivism impact your ability to negotiate.
The spirit of work: How courtesy, respect and thoughtfulness create the foundation for all other work success
Friday, May 12, 2017
Recipes for success at work are printed everywhere...articles, textbooks, templates, and checklists. Ready for a different approach? Find how Marie's 3 key values can ignite your team and enable you to light the way for others.
Monday, May 8, 2017
People have described the experience of intercultural negotiation as trying to dance on a constantly shifting floor. Build your understanding of how to negotiate more effectively using this 3-part series. Let's start with the 7 power-based strategies.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Recently Marie reconnected with a former Canadian Workplace course participant. 3 years later, he has 9 lessons to teach her about building a career in Canada.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Looking for a way to connect yourself to hundreds of thousands of job opportunities being posted everyday? Want to target your search and learn more about the companies who are hiring? Look no further than Twitter - and let us help you get started...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Picture this: You walk into work - new job, first day - and you don't speak the language very well. You're doing your best, but you start to doubt your ability. Learn the 2 questions supervisors need to ask to turn this situation around.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Sometimes a success story is precisely what we need in order to keep ourselves moving forward. Let us introduce you to Gerard Keledjian, and you'll see what we mean.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Sometimes the hardest part of beginning is knowing which way to start, and deciding to initiate a tough conversation is no different. Find Marie's 4 essential steps and a list of principles you can use to point yourself in the right direction.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Here's the big question: Why would anyone want to follow you? Or anyone for that matter? Learn the 4 attributes you need to have in order to become a leader worth following.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Fasted lately? As a Baha'i, Marie shares the insights she gained during her 19 day fast, how it reconnected her to her family and priorities, and how this ancient spiritual practice could be the next needed wave in the mindfulness movement.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
When is the last time you let your employees do the talking? By soliciting employee opinions about what's working in the organization and what's not, you can start seeing the wealth of information sitting just below the surface.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
If you were to create a recipe for team motivation, what would be the ingredients? Read on as Marie unpacks the subject of workplace motivation and gives you the grocery list you need to start cooking!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Let me make credential recognition easy - or easier - for you. Find all the resources you need to get started right here.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
What can firefighters, breakfast, and a construction site teach you about process management? Start today to develop the processes you need to step away from panic and move toward the kind of preparation that will help you achieve your business goals.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Being a #1 leader might seem out of reach, but the truth is that great leaders work at it, and the smart ones start with their people skills. Find the 3 essential skills all managers need to start excelling today.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Online learning is NOT for everyone - BUT it works marvelously well for many learners. Let's take a closer look at 3 profiles of adult learners so you can see how you might fare in an online classroom.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Ready to think of the people on your team as macaroni and cheese? Sure, they're great on their own, but together they're BLOCKBUSTER! Check out guest blogger Ilene Marcus's 3 ESSENTIAL management skills to cultivate high performing teams.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Workplace communication dilemmas are just that - DILEMMAS - and they get worse when they involve your boss. Get the insights and strategies you need to start seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Misunderstandings now compound into big losses later. Check out Marie's 3 scenarios and 3 strategies to build the clarity that your communication needs.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Have you considered that as soon as you open your mouth to speak, people are paying more attention to your voice than to your face, the way you dress or what you are saying? Make the most of this advantage using Marie's 4 strategies.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Most of us will defend our beliefs to the death - even when all evidence that they are wrong, flawed or outdated is right in front of our faces. Ready to change that? Check out our 9 strategies to get you started.