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Warning: Do not try this at home

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I learned the hard way. No matter how well-intentioned you are, applying skills you learn at work with family members at home often leads to disaster. Learn why—and how to avoid the pitfalls of coaching family members—in my  »  Read More

How Do I Get My Boss to Stop Micromanaging Me?

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If you’ve ever been micromanaged, you know how suffocating and frustrating it can be! But you free yourself from an over-directive boss using skills of self leadership to manage up and get the appropriate leadership style you need. Learn how in my latest Smarbrief  »  Read More

How to Transform a Chore From Burden to Benefit

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Can you think of a household chore, workplace routine, or errand on your to-do list that drains your energy just thinking about it? What if you could master your motivation so the burden becomes a benefit. Learn how in my SmartBrief  »  Read More

The Difference Between Engagement and Motivation Matters. Here’s Why…

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During my presentations on the science of motivation, I am almost always asked to explain the difference between motivation and engagement. It’s a fair question. To read my answer, check out this SmartBrief blog  »  Read More

How to Stop a Bad Habit

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Eliminating potato chips, sugar-filled soft drinks, and cheesy comfort food seems like a logical plan if you need to lose weight. But even when we desperately want to accomplish a goal or give up a bad habit, we succumb to outdated, ineffective, unproven, or disproven theories of motivation. Find out how the compelling new science of motivation can help you stop a bad habit. You may find the truth of it simple and remarkable. Click here to read the full  »  Read More

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