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6 Ways To Weave Self-Care Into Your Workday

6 Ways To Weave Self-Care Into Your Workday

I’ve spent the past few years working closely with leaders on incorporating self-care into their work lives — as a key component of…

3 Ways To Control Your Phone Addiction On Vacation

3 Ways To Control Your Phone Addiction On Vacation

Here’s the good news: Americans, as a whole, are finally starting to earn more and take more paid time off….

Stop Putting Off Fun for After You Finish All Your Work

Stop Putting Off Fun for After You Finish All Your Work

How often have you put off doing something fun, like taking a trip or treating yourself, because you felt that…

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay…

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress

When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best….

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was…

Beating Burnout

Beating Burnout

Heavy workloads and deadline pressures are a fact of managerial life. Who doesn’t feel overwhelmed or stretched thin sometimes? But…

The Feel-Good Factor

The Feel-Good Factor

Today did not start well. Although I stopped short of kicking the cat (just kidding; I don’t have one), this…

How To Beat Procrastination

How To Beat Procrastination

Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We…

Battling The Physical Symptoms Of Stress

Battling The Physical Symptoms Of Stress

Steve should have been celebrating. A 30-something entrepreneur in the Bay area, he had just closed a multi-million dollar round…