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All posts by Cynthia Howard RN, CNC, PhD

5 Ways to Handle Passive Aggressive Colleagues

We have all, at one time or another, encountered passive-aggressive people at work.  And it is possible you may be a little passive-aggressive at times, as well. This can happen when having direct conversations are not acceptable in the culture. If being polite is an unspoken requirement, people are likely to resort to passive aggressive […]

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7 Leaders Blind Spots (Where are you?)

Assumptions and bias are part of human nature. We are hard-wired to reject what doesn’t fit into our mental models, unless; we develop self-awareness and the ability to reflect. During my 20 year practice as an Executive Coach, I have met with scores of leaders and professionals who were stuck, compromising decisions and outcomes. I developed […]

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Quiz: Are You Addicted to Distraction?

Distraction is a problem for most people who struggle to get anything done. Did you know 50% of what is being done in a day, is a redo. Go ahead and track how long it takes you to get something done.  Technology has changed how we work, live and communicate. Find out how distracted you are.Take […]

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Are You Type A? 5 Signs You Are.

Type A is short for the driven person who is usually in a rush, often coming across as aggressive and short tempered. Type A’s are ambitious, perfectionists, and in the process of getting the job done, do not think about how they come off to others. Results matter and people are secondary.  There can be […]

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3 Simple Steps To Getting More Done

Keeping it simple is difficult. Look around – is there clutter? Books or papers piled up? Do you have to search for your keys? Look at your shampoos – how many do you have? What about make-up, black pants, white shirts? Do you have a junk drawer, a junk room? Maybe your garage? Having stuff is […]

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Signs of Passive Aggressiveness.

In a nutshell, passive aggressiveness is an indirect way to express anger.  In the workplace, this replaces the outright display of conflict and confrontation. When it goes unchecked, it creates a toxic work environment. It can lead to gossip and make people feel they have to walk on eggshells around certain individuals. Other signs include:Forgetting […]

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5 Reasons Self Awareness is Your Guarantee for Success

When I talk about self awareness, I see people’s eyes glaze over and I hear, “Yeah, yeah, so what…”What if I told you that you will have better job opportunities, get promoted more often, enjoy your life more, all because you opted to get to know you? Here are 5 reasons self awareness will advance […]

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Is Your Boss a Bully?

If you’ve ever been in a situation where your boss, supervisor or manager was bullying you, you are not alone.Statistics show that nearly one fifth of employees in the United Stated are a target of workplace bullying, and about 19% of employees witness these acts directly. How do you know if you’re being bullied, and you […]

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50 Quotes to Change Your Mindset!

Change is constant and fast. We have to learn how to think about change. Too often, change is resisted because of the uncertainty, fear of what it means, and the amount of energy required to make the change. Finding the strength to make that change is the big challenge. At times like that, I find reading […]

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