5 Tips for Being an Exceptional Mentee: Maximizing Your Mentorship Relationship

In a previous role, I was regularly tapped to mentor people from across the company. The value of mentorship is undeniable—it improves retention rates, employee engagement, chances for promotion, and the earning potential for both the mentor and mentee.   I enjoy being a mentor, but not all mentorship relationships are equal. The quality of the […]

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Circle of Influence: Unlocking Potential with Mentor Circles

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Does your company have a mentorship program? If not, studies show it’s worth considering. I’ve benefited from fantastic mentorship myself and had the privilege to work with other professionals to help them grow. When a mentoring relationship goes well, it’s fulfilling for all parties involved—including the company as well as the employees. The evidence isn’t […]

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Inbox Mastery: 6 Game-Changing Email Tips for Daily Success

For most of us, writing work emails is something we do every day. It’s as easy as scribbling a quick message and hitting send. It’s the most common way we communicate in the workplace, but it can be career damaging when not done well.  Many of us don’t realize the permanence of email. Anything we […]

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Leadership Lessons from a Death Educator: What You Need to Know

Business is full of challenges and change—often out of our control. Throughout our careers, it’s likely most of us will face difficult endings. Whether it’s layoffs, acquisitions, or a company going under, we’ll have major events to cope with. When thinking about change, there isn’t a bigger, harder, or more certain change than death. Most […]

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4 Reasons Professionals Must Embrace Self-Care for Long-Term Success

Self-care is often misunderstood as pampering—something for unserious people. It’s not, it’s a critical part of maintaining quality of life and is something all professionals should be intentionally engaging in. Prioritizing our health and wellness gives us the energy we need to show up for those around us. It is an essential component of being […]

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The Hidden Toll: Why Ignoring Burnout is a Costly Mistake for Businesses

Companies shouldn’t be looking at burnout and well-being as an individual issue, but as an organizational issue with real costs. When employees are burnt out or experiencing workplace dissatisfaction, a company will experience higher turnover, increased health spending, and loss of productivity.  This costs companies money, time, and resources. But exactly how expensive is it? […]

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