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Five Things You Can Say No to Right Now

October 12, 2017

I’m generally an accommodating person, so saying no hasn’t always been my strong suit. It’s all too easy to shove another yes into the bag of our overcommitted lives, trusting that in a Harry Potter magical sort of way it

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Twofer Tuesday: On Leadership & Mentoring

October 10, 2017

None of us got to where we are today without help. We all look to others for guidance and example. And if we’re really lucky, we just might cross paths with a great coach or mentor who helps define the

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Twofer Tuesday: On Coaching & More Coaching

October 3, 2017

Coaching is a topic that’s near and dear to everyone here at Box of Crayons. With this week’s Twofer, I want to open your eyes to a new perspective on coaching. These two articles show how much you can gain

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Twofer Tuesday: On Making Better Decisions

September 26, 2017

Every decision we make changes outcomes. Those outcomes might be small, affecting only a given day or even just the next hour. Other times they can impact careers or the rest of our lives. And it’s not just about choosing

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What Will YOU Do Differently? Free Download!

September 26, 2017

By now you might have finished reading or listening to Do More Great Work. What happens now? How can you continue to get more out of it, or use it again and again when you need to make things happen?

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Coaching Questions: Ask What, Not Why

September 21, 2017

We see it in television shows, movies and even comics. One character had the answer to the dilemma all along, and when questioned as to why they didn’t say anything, their response is: “You didn’t ask.” “You mean you could

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