Running Across the 2018 Finish Line

Ahh, December, the final month of the year that calls us to hurry up and finish strong, while at the same time, it beckons us to slow down and savor the season. This time of year brings a lot of competing commitments that can become a source of inspiration or a source of stress. The…

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Your Focus Is Your Choice

“The ability to choose cannot be taken away or even given away – it can only be forgotten.”  Greg McKeown “If you don’t know where you are going, any road will take you there.” This quote summarizes the advice from the Cheshire Cat to Alice, in Lewis Carroll’s beloved Alice in Wonderland. This quote is…

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Staying Creative for Maximum Leadership Effectiveness

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.” – Stephen Covey Have you ever been reading an email and gotten triggered by what someone said, or even how they worded something, and then fallen into the reactivity trap? Me, too. In fact, even the most conscious and intentional…

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ShePeak… Women Leaders On The Rise

“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anaïs Nin Decades ago, when women began to enter the ranks of leadership in corporate America, they entered not as women, but as men. What I mean by that is that many…

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Ten Essential Habits To Make 2018 Your Best Year At Work

The beginning of the year is a great time to reflect and reset. There is a communal energy that flows through us that can be used as an inspiring launch pad to better outcomes in the New Year. We’ve compiled some of our best pLink insights to help you make this New Year one of…

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The Secret Weapon of Resilient Leaders

It’s Wednesday, and Karen, the VP of Sales and Marketing, hasn’t gotten nearly enough done this week. Her kids are out of school, but camp doesn’t start until next week. She has a presentation due that needs serious creative attention, and one of her key team members just gave notice. The majority of her colleagues…

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“What An Idiot”: A Lesson in Self-Compassion

If you have ever blown it or failed at an important task, you have likely felt the keen sting of self-disappointment or even self-loathing.  At these moments, when you feel the lowest, have you noticed how you treat yourself?  Do you respond with self-compassion or self-flagellation?  If you’re like me (and like most of my…

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A Busy Person’s Guide To Healthy Living

It’s 5:30pm already, and you are still at your desk.  The last time you got up was at 2:15pm for a bio break and a handful of almonds.  There are still plenty of unanswered emails, your family is talking about dinner and you are wondering where the time has gone since you sat down at…

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How to Avoid Burnout

Life is busy and can be overwhelming these days.  It feels like the pace and demands of the world have exponentially sped up.  Here are some ideas on how to manage and eventually avoid burning yourself out. Notice and name your burnout When does it happen? (After a huge project, weekly, when personal and work…

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