Mindfulness at Work: How Mindfulness Can Make You a Better Manager

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Are you mindful as a leader? Do you know what it means to practice mindfulness? “I think of mindfulness as the ability not to be yanked around by your own emotions,” says Dan Harris, ABC Nightline anchor and author of 10 Percent Happier. “That can have a big impact on how you are in the […]

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82 Ways How to Build Rapport With Anyone You Work With

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Rapport is the foundation of any great relationship. Having something in common with another person instantly builds a connection that makes us human; we have big brains because humans are social creatures designed to build and maintain many relationships so we can work together. Why it’s so important to build rapport with your team Unfortunately, […]

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How to Create a Healthy Relationship with Technology

Healthy Relationship with Technology

What is your relationship with your phone? How much screen time do you have each day? If you’re worried about how high the number is, you’re not alone. According to a Global Web Index report the average person is now spending over 2 hours a day scrolling, liking, sharing, and messaging: In just over a […]

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How to Help Your Team Achieve Their Goals

Climb the mountain of people's goals

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” – Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric 1981-2001. One of the most powerful conversations you can have as a manager with a team member is about their goals. Not company KPIs, not […]

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Why You Want Your Employees to have Side Projects

side project late at night

If you’ve ever hired anyone, you know there’s a few key skills you’d like every candidate to have: experience at the key tasks of the job, an ability to learn and level up quickly, and efficient with their time. The vast majority of people that tend to check all those boxes have something in common: […]

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5 Ways to Give Effective Praise to Motivate Your Team

even spongebob knows praise matters.

Praise is one of the most powerful things a leader can offer their team. When delivered well (and well-deserved), praise gives people the drive and motivation to continue doing the caliber of work you want to see. This is why Mary Kay Ash, founder of the Mary Kay Cosmetics empire, remarked: The power of workplace […]

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Lessons from the Leadership Trenches: Zac Cramer of IT Assurance

Some lessons are learned in a classroom. Others, you learn from a book. And some of the hardest lessons come from the school of experience. Zac Cramer is an entrepreneur like many of the readers of the Lighthouse blog. By chance, he and I had a conversation about how his business is doing and some […]

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