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Q&A With Dr. Bray: Micromanagers, Promotions, Graduates and Changing Circumstances

Recently I have received some email questions that are similar to those that individuals ask me during conferences or workshops. I thought I would share them as they seem to have a universal theme. Question: My boss is a micromanager, she is driving me crazy and is hindering me from getting work done. She doesn’t

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From Unemployed to Small Business Millionaire: One Man’s Story of Risk and the Courage to Start Over

Written by guest contributor Justin Fuller. Your boss walks in your office, sits down and says that while you do great work and are a highly-valued employee the economic downturn has forced management to make some hard decisions and he is going to have to let you go at the end of the month. Feelings

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You May Be the One Killing Your Career!

  It is so nice to have others to blame when things go wrong. One of the best aspects of teamwork is knowing that when the project goes up in flames you won’t have to take full responsibility. “If only Jim or Sarah would have done their part all would have worked out fine” you

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Tough Love: Part 2

  In Part 1 of “Tough Love” I discussed how to receive feedback that may be difficult to hear. In a follow up to that article we are going to change roles and discuss how to best deliver tough feedback. It does not matter whether you are a college student, middle management or a new

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Tough Love: Part 1

  I dislike it when people tell me I’m not good at something, I did something wrong or my performance isn’t up to par. No matter how much I mentally tell myself to listen to the feedback and find areas that I can improve on; I still find it difficult to get past the fact

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Facing Conflict at Work, In Life Head On

  Mark was on the verge of losing it. A deadline was approaching for an important client and the success of the project was hinging on his teams activities. Mark had been receiving bad news all day and it didn’t look like it was going to improve. Before heading to lunch he received an e-mail

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Hire someone smarter than you!

  Recently while working with a leadership team, we were discussing anonymous feedback that each leader had received from their direct reports. One of the leaders had received negative feedback that he was a micromanager and had a tendency to over manage his team. He was shocked at the feedback as he felt he was

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Dip the Daily Rut

  Do you ever feel like your life resembles the small, furry, rodent running on the spinning wheel of life; ever so busy, but never really going anywhere? Most people are involved in this sort of monotony, day in and day out without ever really noticing. Chances are you have become an expert in zoning

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Your Personal Career Coach

  When you begin your workday you have two individuals who are competing to be your personal career coach for the day. The first, whose name is Donald (of the Trump variety) is dressed in a sleek, dark, and expensive suit and is waiting to take charge. Don carries all of the latest technology with

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Using ‘Despite’ to Dominate Your Demons

  I have a new favorite word. “Despite.” It’s a word that brings me good feelings. It keeps me going and often brings me some wonderful endings to difficult and sticky situations. It’s a word that I usually say to myself at least once a day and, depending on how the day is going, I

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