Category Archives For: Professional Development

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Category Archives For: Professional Development

Thank U, Next


Does anyone else feel as if 2018 flew by you like a cargo truck on the highway while you were chugging along on a unicycle? The year was, let’s face it, faster and furious(er) than many of us were ready for. The world around us seems to be changing at a frighteningly quick pace, and everyone I know is just …

The Anxiety Impact


Over the past two years, as the election cycle ramped up to full speed and we voted for president, reports of increases in hospital and doctor visits increased. The cause? Political anxiety. Doctors have reported seeing more and more patients who are presenting with symptoms of depression, malaise, and anxiety that seem to be rooted in the national political discord. …

Networking Going Nowhere?


I hear from clients and colleagues on a regular basis that networking is the WORST part of their job. Many times the complaint is that they go to so many boring events only to leave tired, tortured, and sometimes tipsy. Networking, it seems, has become a corporate chore. We all know we need to do it but we don’t apply …

The 40-Year-Old Millennial


A few weeks ago I had a conversation with a colleague that brought up the ever present topic of millennials at work. After some discussion, I reminded this person that I was a millennial and they looked shocked. “I would never have suspected!” they said as if I had told them a deep dark secret. As it turns out, I …

Professional Traps: The Flexibility Fallacy


As summer begins heating up, students are graduating and beginning the process of heading into their post-grad jobs. When they get there, they will find that the professional world has many traps to which they can easily succumb. One that we have encountered with more frequency over the past few years is something I have started to refer to as …

PowerPoint and Audience Engagement


PowerPoint – the presentation tool we love to hate. For the purposes of this article, let’s use PowerPoint as a proprietary eponym. Any other form of presentation deck, Google slides, Prezi, Keynote etc. can be considered a part of this conversation. Whether you are the presenter being tripped up by reading your slides or the audience member trying to absorb …

How theatre games can help your team thrive


Organizations are constantly seeking new and exciting ways to help their teams connect. We know that a productive team has trust, communication, and a willingness to think creatively. What if there was a way to strengthen and build all three of those things while having fun? The theatrical and the corporate worlds may seem oceans apart but in this instance, …