When you draw your circle wide, be sure that you advocate for the people in your big circle. Here are a few circumstances when you can use your power for good.
Posts By Lauren Lien
Advocating is such a pain to do. It makes us feel super-awkward. But it’s so important to be good at it.
We can all agree that advocating for yourself plays a vital role in the workplace. Unfortunately work is a complex political atmosphere even in the best situations. If being a good advocate for yourself is necessary in the workplace, then we need to figure out how to get better at it.
For those of you who are experiencing loss, depression, sadness, loneliness, or the many complicated feelings and difficult situations that add stress to “the most wonderful time of the year,” please know that you’re not alone.
Open conflict, tense meetings, and burned bridges are all too common at work. If you’re thrown into an awkward situation with the expectation that you can make it better, try some of these strategies and see if they work for you. What other methods have you used to diffuse tough work situations?
If you want to improve your leadership skills, you need to know how you’re perceived by the people around you. The best way to do that is through a 360 degree feedback survey.
You have to prioritize your own development if for the simple fact that no one will do it for you. Often, what you need to develop is tied to deeply held beliefs about who you are as a person, what makes you good at your job, and things you believe you can’t change.
It can be hard to pinpoint the root cause of unhappiness at work and harder still to know how to make that unsettled feeling go away.
Happy election week! We’re just a few days out from the Big Day. Take a break from the real hype and celebrate our favorite fake presidents. Which TV president are you?
If you wander into the new IT landscape and need orientation, you’re not alone. How do we navigate this new environment so that we can get the programs we need? Let’s connect the dots.