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7 Strategies for Virtual Teams and Remote Workers

We have a very special video for you today! I’m here with my Science of People team to discuss tips on how to encourage, support and motivate a remote team. As you can see, our team works virtually—everyone in their own space instead of a local office—and...

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How to Psych Yourself Up Before Your Next Big Thing

Before every show, TV host Stephen Colbert has a ritual. And it's a little superstitious. He rings a little bell in his bathroom. As he walks toward the stage, he waits for one of his writers to tell him, "Squeeze out some sunshine." He does a two-handed shake with...

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10 Ways to Be Happier at Work

Do you know how to be happy at work? Being happier at work is not a “nice to have,” it is a “need to have.” When you are happier: You are more productive You are more engaged in your work You are more liked Do you love what you do? Do you like what you do?...

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8 Icebreakers to Warm-Up Any Meeting

When most people hear the word ‘icebreaker,’ they think of boring or silly ”bonding exercises.” In this post, I want to share 8 Meeting Icebreakers that are: Not boring Quick-bonding Easy to do If you are a meeting planner, team leader, or event organizer,...

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The Single Biggest Mistake Leaders Make

Once upon a time, a pair of adventurous researchers had participants undergo a unique experiment. They were told they had to train rats to quickly make it through a maze. Half of the participants were told they had “maze-bright” rats that carefully were bred to be...

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How to Get Rid of Vocal Fry

Have you ever heard someone who has vocal fry? It’s when the edge of their voice cracks, creaks and fries--it’s quite unpleasant to listen to. I want to explain how vocal fry works and how to stop it. How you say something can be just as important as what...

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You Need to Hear This

Have you ever felt like you were being underestimated? “Lurking in the back of my mind at all times was a sense that I was always being underestimated. I knew within myself what I wanted to try to be. And I felt that there were others that just sort of...

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Permission to Screw Up with Kristen Hadeed

In this episode of our series, The World’s Most Interesting People, I sat down with Kristen Hadeed. Kristen is the founder and CEO of Student Maid, a cleaning company that hires students. Kristen is also the author of Permission to Screw Up: How I Learned...

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15 Easy LinkedIn Profile Tips You Should Do Today

Sure, you have a LinkedIn profile--but do you actually leverage it? I want to show you some easy LinkedIn strategies: To find great work To make more money To build an incredible network It’s estimated that one in three professionals on the planet are on...

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