Leadership
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Micromanaging: The Secret to Getting Employees to Love You More

    In 2012, 75% of my clients said they called me for career coaching when they could no longer take micromanagement. Some felt like children, others like puppets. All said succumbing to a boss who is constantly chec...

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Why “Good Enough” is Never Enough. Or Is It?

There is a movement happening in American businesses today. It’s called “good enough.” Over the last few years we’ve seen books like Good Enough Mother, Good Enough is the New Perfect, The Case for Settl...

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Get the Series: The Facets of Fear

In January, we welcomed Career Girl’s newest writer, consultant extraordinaire Kristi Royse, and over the last two weeks, you’ve probably seen a number of her incredible articles about fear. Kristi’s series on...


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Why Women Make Better Business Leaders

Our friends over at OnlineMBA recently sent us this incredible video. It’s worth the 2 minutes it takes to watch. Why? Here’s why: Recent research from the Harvard Business Review and others suggests something that ...

From Fear To Trust

From Fear To Faith

This is the fifth, and final, in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Stepping O...

Fear of Failure

Fear Of Failure

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Here, we talk about f...


Fear of Commitment

Fear Of Commitment

This is the third in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. Here, we talk about fe...

Fear of Conflict

Fear Of Conflict

This is the second in a series (click here to view the first) of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear in...

Leadership

The Bonds of a Leader

Deepak Chopra is known for his insights on life and love, but leadership? That too! On his LinkedIn blog, Chopra is exploring the traits of great leaders, and in this post, he’s talking about the “E” in leader...


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Fear: An Introduction

This is the first in a series of blog posts in which we talk about various facets of fear, how it impacts the workplace, and how (and why) we, as women in leadership roles, need to change fear into trust. What is fear? We all h...