Building and Maintaining Rapport

Establishing rapport is much easier with those who are like us. But we work with all kinds of people—and, it’s a good thing we do! Diversity in the workplace raises performance, productivity, and innovation. Here’s what you can do to build rapport with anyone.

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7 Strategies for Influencing Without Authority

Knowing how to influence without authority is key—to both job and career success. But how can you influence someone who isn’t a direct report? By building your relationships and supporting others!

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Proven Ways to Repair Difficult Work Relationships

Have you ever avoided a boss, a co-worker or a subordinate because of an argument, a series of miscommunications or even general, mutual dislike? Have you ever believed someone at work was out to get you? Sadly, these types of feelings are all too common. However, there are ways to restore peace, equilibrium and productivity when a workplace relationship goes south.

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The 3 C’s of Powerfully Strong Relationships

What’s going to make your workday easier, faster, more satisfying –and—improve performance? Better relationships! A sense of connection, good communication and fruitful collaboration entwine to make powerful working relationships. Here’s where to start; it’s a “how to” guide to pulling it off.

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The Project Mindset

Big projects require big thinking. In her career, Kathleen has worked on three major projects: the London 2012 Olympic Games electrical infrastructure, the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony, and Crossrail, a new railway for London. She’s come to realize that although they can seem very different, successful projects share characteristics that you can adapt and use!

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Proven Productivity Tips that are Guaranteed

Managing our time more effectively leads to being more productive. Try these simple steps to make it feel like you’ve accomplished 10 hours of work in your eight-hour workday.

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3 Techniques Admins Use to Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder

Make the most of your time using these three proven productivity techniques! They will increase your daily output at work leaving you with more time and energy for your life outside the office!

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How High-Octane Executives Stay Efficient Under Pressure

Lewis Carroll wrote, “The hurrier I go, the behinder I get.” Can you relate?  It’s a fast-paced world we live in. Every year we all vow to become more efficient and manage our time better.  Get started with these critical lessons from CEO's who are even busier than we are!

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The Fixed Mindset vs.The Growth Mindset

“What mindset do you have and what mindset does your company have?” asks Sue France. Do you struggle because of a fixed mindset? Or do you feel more empowered by a growth mindset?

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Workplace of the Future: Four Things That Are Changing Faster Than You Think

It’s hard to predict the innovative game changers in business—breakthroughs that are not advancing current trends and technology—because the past doesn’t always offer a pattern of the future.  It is much easier to predict how trends and new technologies will evolve. So, let’s take a look at the near future.

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