Zen Conflict Resolution

Published on February 26, 2017 by in Leadership, productivity

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1. Accept that conflict is a natural part of life. “Why can’t we all just get along?” is a nice sentiment, but in reality, people have different ways of approaching work, challenges and relationships. When these approaches are out of sync, conflict arises. It is unrealistic to try to erase disagreements completely from your workplace. […]

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Feeling Gratitude & Not Expressing It?

Published on February 26, 2017 by in Leadership

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“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward In a recent article on 99u, Carmen Hagen, Head of Brand Strategies for Adobe, talked about how the secret to an efficient team is gratitude. Carmen states that while most people agree that gratitude leads to success, […]

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Get Out of Your Goals Rut!

Published on February 6, 2016 by in Leadership, productivity

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I recently ran across this article on the Forbes site, written by Debra DePietro. It’s easy to forget these basic tenets for success and this is a great reminder! Cheers, Marcia We live in an immediate gratification kind of society. If we want a cup of coffee, we drive through Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. So […]

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As scale becomes less of an imperative, help marketers reach the right people with the right print application. Newsweek lost millions of dollars annually when its circulation exceeded three million, but the magazine is now profitable with a print order of only 100,000. Million-plus titles like Lucky and Ladies Home Journal are biting the dust, […]

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“Social media is either a time-wasting, wool-gathering, yak-shaving waste of effort or, perhaps, just maybe, it’s a crack in the wall between you and the rest of the world. It’s a choice… up to you. If you’re keeping score of how many followers you have, how many comments you get or how big your online […]

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Ivy Ledbetter Lee is considered by some to be the founder of modern public relations. He is responsible for the first press release and is considered the father of PR. He worked closely with the Rockefeller family to grow their businesses. Here is the Ivy Lee method for getting things done. Who knew it could […]

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If  you have worked with MY&A, you already know that I’m a big proponent of email newsletters and actively growing your email list through multiple vehicles.  Yes, we all get too much email every day, and research shows that in an age of constant disruptions, we tend to delete 48% of them.* Even so, your […]

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Small businesses must be resourceful to stay afloat. With smaller budgets, big ideas need to be as proactive as they are cost-efficient, taking into account everything from consistent industry changes, cash flow, customer needs and the unexpected challenges you never saw coming. Multitasking to keep up with the big guys on a fraction of the […]

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We’ve come full-circle, folks. With so much emphasis on digital, there is a growing nostalgia for…..print! Everyone can now have multi-platform, multi-channel access through social media, blogging, web articles, downloadable white papers and more. But niche publishers have a decided advantage over general interest magazines because they have quality, super-niched-out content and a passionate audience […]

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Your focus from minute-to-minute every day is what builds your day. The productivity of your every day makes up the productivity of your week. Adopt these simple habits to increase your personal effectiveness and professional presence. Watch your productivity skyrocket and the frenzy plunge.  Working harder and running faster doesn’t lead to higher productivity! 1. […]

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