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All posts by Cynthia Howard RN, CNC, PhD

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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3 Mindset Shifts to Transition From Manager to Leader

To lead or manage is an important question. It is not an either or question; to get results, you need to do do both. they require different skills and mindset. Most begin their careers as managers. Management skills focus on making sure daily responsibilities are met, resources are utilized, and people are doing their jobs. As […]

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3 Simple Tips to Lose Weight (How Agile Lean Techniques Can Help You Lose Weight!)

Weight loss is a challenge for the majority of Americans, more than 70% of the population struggles with weight and diabesity.  There are many reasons for this including a toxic diet, overloaded with all the wrong ingredients designed to incite overwhelming cravings, along with a lifestyle of distraction that makes it easy to pack on […]

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5 Tips to Stop Playing SuperHero at Work

Everyone is busy. Multi-tasking is the new normal and distracted is the typical state of mind.  You probably have a ‘to do’ list with more items on it than you can achieve in the course of a day. Listen in on conversations; you will hear people complain about how much they have to do both at […]

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