Four Imperatives for an Inclusive Workforce

There is now a renewed sense of urgency for diversity and inclusion. Lack of diversity hinders innovation, sales, and results in an organization’s struggle to attract and retain top talent. Diversity requires inclusion. Inclusion is an organization’s practice to have everyone culturally and socially accepted, welcomed, and well treated. This environment encourages everyone to voice […]

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Leading in a Crisis

When a crisis occurs, it requires a leader to take a spontaneous and unplanned role to truly show leadership. During this COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly important for leaders to demonstrate responsibility, make decisions, and cope with substantial stress. Leaders demonstrate responsibility by influencing and motivating others to navigate through difficult situations. It is […]

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Make the Most Out of Meetings!

Meetings are often dreaded and seen as a waste of time. Here are some guidelines to make them better! Send out an agenda ahead of time. Doing so allows people to think about what is going to be discussed. You will get better ideas and conversations because people will be prepared. Don’t call a meeting […]

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Looking for a Job? Volunteer!

Unemployment is at an all-time high but there are jobs to be had. How can you find them? Consider how urgent your situation is. Take even a short-term job or something that will give you some rather than no income. A part-time job can leave you time to volunteer which can help tremendously in your […]

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Dear Dr. Mimi- Dealing with Underpay & Undervalue

Dear Dr. Mimi: I work in my family’s business. I am married and have two children. Because of COVID, my family wants me to take a cut in my salary. I don’t get the salary, nor the respect, I could earn elsewhere. In fact, I am certain that I can get at least as much […]

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Dear Dr. Mimi- Dealing with Stress

Dear Dr. Mimi: I am working from home and working nonstop and longer hours due to the pandemic. As a result, I am getting more and more stressed and more and more cranky. Last night I yelled at my kids, and they really did not deserve the tongue-lashing that I gave them. I did apologize, […]

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HOW Do You Listen?

Did you know that often 70 to 90% of a message is either lost or changed by the receiver? This causes conflict and mistakes. Good listeners work to fully understand what is being said. There are different types of listening behaviors and we have a tool that helps you determine what type of listener you […]

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Find Happiness at Work

Do you ever dread going to work or complain about your job? Sadly, more than 50% of Americans do also. Having said that, while you may feel dissatisfied with your job, you would be far more unhappier without one! Mental health issues are rising, because of the pandemic. And the longer people are unemployed, the […]

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Reacting to Difficult Types

It would be great if everyone was easy to work with. However, that is simply not the case. Here are some helpful hints to deal with some difficult types that you might encounter. Dealing with the egotist – This is the type of person who sees themselves as superior to others and thinks they “know […]

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Strengths of Introverted Leaders

Introverts can be great leaders! There is a tendency to believe that extroverts make better leaders. This is not so. Studies have shown that introverts can produce greater results because they give people more freedom to be creative, hold themselves and others accountable, and don’t dominate or push for their own ideas. What are some […]

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