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Do You Have to Quit Your Toxic Workplace?

Do You Have to Quit Your Toxic Workplace?

If you or someone you care about feels trapped in a toxic work environment, the most obvious move is to quit. But quitting is often not the only (or the best) option. And in some cases, it’s not an option at all. Here are four options for what to do when you find yourself in a toxic situation at work.

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How to tell if you have a toxic work environment

How to tell if you have a toxic work environment

The Great Resignation is on. As leaders, it’s our responsibility to evaluate the level of risk our teams and organizations are facing. Has your workplace become toxic? Should you expect a spike in resignations? This article provides a framework and examples to allow you to assess the warning signs and to anticipate whether turnover is about to be a major problem in your team or organization.

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8 Techniques to Make Your Meetings More Effective (Part I)

8 Techniques to Make Your Meetings More Effective (Part I)

Why are we passively walking into meetings that we know are going to be a complete waste of time? What if we were to resolve to make our meetings better? This post will give you four things you can do to set your meetings up for success. In the next post, I’ll get into the facilitation techniques that ensure you’ll get the best outcome once you’re together.

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Seeing Through Diverse Lenses

Seeing Through Diverse Lenses

It is too easy to let your ideas and perspectives become limited by the milieu in which you live and work. Doing so constrains your thinking, which has an impact both on your work life and your personal life. Today, I’m taking account of all my defaults and committing to diversifying the lenses through which I’m taking in the world. I’d love to hear the spots where might want to search out new voices.

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Stop Solving Problems

Stop Solving Problems

Does your leadership team love to roll up your sleeves and start solving problems? If so, you’re doing it wrong. Leadership teams are not well-positioned to solve the majority of problems. Attempting to do so wastes time, yields ineffective approaches, while simultaneously disempowering the people whose job it is to address the issue. Here’s what you can do instead.

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