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All posts by Cynthia Howard RN, CNC, PhD

Do You Play the Martyr (or victim) at Work?

It can start off in a desire to show up at your best. You take on more work to be the perfect team player. And as you feel more pressure because you also have your workload, something unexpected happens and now you are swamped. To cope you complain.There is a fine line between being a […]

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What to Do When Coworkers Are Jealous of Your Success

What to Do When Coworkers Are Jealous of Your Success

Congratulations on your promotion! You’ve worked hard, put the time and effort in, and it’s finally paid off. You have the title, status and a raise. Now it is time to celebrate – except not everyone at work shares your excitement. You probably were not expecting your coworkers to be jealous of your success. Here are 3 […]

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5 Steps to Creating an Authentic Leadership Brand Statement

5 Steps to Creating an Authentic Leadership Brand Statement

Do you own your personal leadership brand? You may be thinking, “I don’t have time for that,” or, “That is for the big corporations.”  Whether you are intentionally aware of your personal leadership brand, you have one. To illustrate, your reputation is based on what you have done in the past.  Many people live off their […]

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5 Tips to Better Listening

We live and work in the Age of Distraction. Between the emails, phone calls, knocks on the door and texts, it can be hard to be fully present.   Since most of us are multi-tasking to get more done and stretch 24 hours into 36 hours of productivity, who has time to fully listen? We talk […]

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10 Things Your Team Wants You -their Leader- to Know

1. I do not need you to be perfect. I need to know I can rely on you. 2. You do not have to always be in a good mood. When we work together, we can be positive about the future. 3. I do not need you to feel my pain. I just want you to understand […]

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Is Emotional Intelligence an Oxymoron?

The term emotional intelligence (Ei) was first coined in the nineties and has been found to contribute to 90% of leaders’ success. Yet many leaders do not really understand what it is. I was talking with a CEO recently who said, “We don’t have any of that,” and another who said, “I would be afraid to find […]

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5 Tips to Turn On Your Purpose (The Way to Living a Resilient Life)

Purpose is defined as “something created for a reason.” Living life on purpose can be a challenge in the age of distraction and constant busyness.  As you read through this article, take the time to reflect on how your life is going.Living a life on purpose  creates satisfaction and meaning even when you are being […]

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5 Ways to Handle the Bully Boss

Do you ever wonder how your boss got into their position? Unfortunately, there are many managers and bosses who definitely should not have their current position in the workplace hierarchy. Some bully bosses have managed to climb their way up the ladder, without being detected. Signs your boss may be a bully:micromanagescriticizes anything and everything you […]

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4 Tips to Avoid Burnout

Burnout is epidemic.Most people go through their day unaware they are headed for burnout. The constant distractions, typical today, lead to an over stimulated stress reaction. Without a game plan to concentrate your energy and focus, you move from one interruption to the next. Research has discovered that distractions increase irritability and produce a false […]

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