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Problem-Solving Strategies

Problem-Solving Strategies

Every day, we’re faced with a variety of problems that demand solutions. Some of these problems are small and simple, while others are large, complex, and confusing. We face problems at home and at work. Being able to solve these problems is essential to our personal and professional well-being. Our level of happiness corresponds to(…)

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Be Cooperative!

Be Cooperative!

In the workplace, cooperation is often very important – even essential. When you work with others and you build on each other’s strengths, you can accomplish things that you could never accomplish alone. Cooperation isn’t about “going along” or “giving in.” It’s about voicing your opinions, sharing ideas, contributing, and working together to come up(…)

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The Benefits of Stress

The Benefits of Stress

Imagine that you’re about to take an important exam. The results of this exam will shape your future, so you’re understandably nervous! How should you deal with these feelings? A.  Try to calm down. B.  Go ahead and be nervous – and tell yourself that it will help you do better on your exam. Most(…)

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Introverts at Work

Introverts at Work

Every workplace has its introverts, and that’s a good thing! According to Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking, introverts tend to be very valuable and productive employees. They’re often focused and diligent. They’ll work longer than their extroverted coworkers to solve difficult problems. They have(…)

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Dealing With Conflict – Some Do’s and Don’ts

Dealing With Conflict – Some Do’s and Don’ts

We’ve all experienced occasional conflicts with other people. That’s what happens when you live and work with others. It’s impossible to be in perfect harmony at all times. But it feels terrible, doesn’t it? I know there are some people who kind of enjoy arguing – but personally, I hate conflict and confrontations. It makes(…)

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