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    Don’t Be a Sycophant

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    If you strongly disagree with an approach, a task, an injustice, or anything that pertains to achieving the company’s or your own mission, tell your boss how you feel directly. If you have information that differs from the boss’s position or point of view that will genuinely move the company forward, not just move you …

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    6 Tips for Better Communication During Your Next Job Interview

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    Going to a job interview can be a stressful and intimidating experience. When you’re trying to present the best image possible to your new potential employer, you may be nervous about the impression you’re making. If you’re feeling stressed, it may prevent you from accurately explaining your passions, experience and interest in the job.

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    Self-Confidence is Everything

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    What to Do When You Consider a Work Task Unethical

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    Would you do something you thought was an unethical task?

    What about if your job was on the line?

    The Milgram Experiment became famous for indicating that people obey authority figures regardless of the awfulness of their instructions, but amongst younger worker, at least, this no longer seems to be the case. A recent Deloitte …

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    How to Act Self-Confident

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    To help with confidence development, simply try “acting confident” to the outside world, practicing how it feels. The outside “show” helps the inside “take.” It’s okay to display confidence you don’t feel, to take a leap of faith. Pretending is not faking or hiding weaknesses. It’s playing the part you want to achieve.

    When I …

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    How to Improve Self-Confidence

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    What Does Self-Confidence Look Like?

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    The person with confidence is the person we turn to when problems of any kind arise. One of the chiefs I interviewed put it this way: “The CEO weapon of choice is a display of self-confidence.”

    In the business press, confident-appearing CEOs are written about with descriptions like these:

    “He spoke with such tremendous confidence…
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    Prepare Before you Meet, Talk, or Click

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    You can be anything and do anything with enough preparation and work. To be effective in what message you want to get across to others, you must prepare. If you painstakingly prepare more than most people bother to, it will measurably improve your chances of affecting people the way you want. Some CEOs tell me …

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    When Confidence Becomes a Career Liability

    The drive to be perceived as strong is becoming ever more prevalent in today’s society and is especially present in some members of our younger generation.

    In theory, confidence has its merits and is a necessary quality for successful leadership. It can provide people with the resiliency needed to complete complex tasks even in the …

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    Learning to Dance: An Interview with Ben Weston


    Recently, I had the privilege of speaking to Ben Weston, a professional dance and confidence coach for men. Ben has an interesting story, going from someone terrified of dancing to an authority on the artform. We discussed his history, how dance has helped give him more confidence, and the impact dance can have on …

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