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Grace Judson
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I'm So Glad you Asked

What do you want? Did you ask for it? Chances are that if you're a man, you did, and if you're a woman, you didn't. This is one of those confusing gender differences that often creates frustration - ..
(March 03, 2008)
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When Interpersonal Politics Comes Home

It's easy to see the part politics plays in the workplace, where you're thrown together with people you might not prefer to spend time with. But politics is everywhere, in every relationship, every ..
(July 09, 2008)
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Remotely Speaking

Once upon a time, only salespeople worked outside the corporate head office. Now, even if you've never telecommuted a single day in your career, you certainly know people who do. Technology connects .
(July 09, 2008)
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The Description Dilemma

Job descriptions. Whether you're responsible for writing them for others, or just for living up to yours (if you even have one), you probably have mixed feelings about them. If you have one, and it .
(July 09, 2008)
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The Power of Fun

Last week, I went to Disneyland for the first time ever. Being fortunate enough to have native guides (two people who play there often, one of whom used to work there), I didn't do any planning or ..
(July 16, 2008)
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Find the Fear

It's simple: fear is at the heart of just about all unproductive behavior. Whenever anyone seems particularly stubborn, unresponsive, blind to what's happening, unwilling to collaborate or ..
(July 16, 2008)
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What Weather Are You?

In the last four weeks, I've been to two weddings - more, I think, than in the last fifteen years! I'm happy to report that both were lots of fun, deeply meaningful, very moving - and very different. .
(July 16, 2008)
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 | Relationships/Communication | Visitors: 279

Whose Expectations?

My clients tend to be motivated, goal-oriented high achievers. They like success, and they like to know what they need to do to be successful. If you've been in the corporate world for any length of .
(July 16, 2008)
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What Just Happened?

Over the past few weeks, I've spoken to a number of people who've been blindsided by the unexpected. This has ranged from the fairly innocuous (an employee who didn't follow through) to the very ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Seek Surprises

In business, surprise is frowned upon. Managers tell their employees, “I don't want any surprises!" (Of course, that really means, “I don't want any bad news, " not the more useful, ..
(April 12, 2008)
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The Politics Of Consultants

The political implications of bringing in outside consultants are complex and often overlooked. Whether deliberately or simply obliviously, most decisions to hire consultants are made by senior ..
(March 17, 2008)
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Why Goals Don't Work

I was talking to a friend of mine this morning about her financial goals for the year. After listening to her for a few minutes, I interrupted to ask how she felt about those goals. There was a long .
(January 09, 2008)
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Say What?!?

For some strange reason, most of the corporate world thinks that long words and lots of jargon is the way to communicate. Even those of us who know better fall into this trap. It's kind of like when .
(January 09, 2008)
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Breaking The Rules

I've got them. You've got them. We've all got them. A bazillion Rules are tucked away in your brain, monitoring every minute of your day and telling you how to do everything you do. There are big ..
(July 18, 2007)
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Listening to Boredom

A good friend of mine grew up hearing his mother say, “Intelligent people are never bored. " I don't know if this helped him avoid boredom, but I am sure he seldom admitted to being bored ..
(July 02, 2007)
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Getting Incremental

"I don't have time to start that now!" Have you said that recently? You might be contemplating a project that has real heart and meaning for you - one of those big-goal projects that really matter. ..
(June 13, 2007)
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Make Extravagant Requests!

We spend a lot of time asking ourselves and those around us to be reasonable. We seek compromise, look for rational solutions, advise moderation in all things. We restrict our diets for health ..
(May 21, 2007)
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Are You Asking the Wrong Question?

Open-ended questions are a good way to start responsive, productive conversations. They elicit complete, thoughtful answers that reveal what's important to the person responding. They're used by ..
(June 13, 2007)
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