Debbie’s Articles

How to be More Collaborative at Work

Collaboration has been named one of 2021’s Top Leadership Traits, and if you want to improve your leadership skills, here’s WHY you should care about it. Collaboration is an easy way to bring others into the fold and create something where the SUM is greater than...

How to Deal with Uncertainty at Work

In uncertain times, to also have uncertainty about your job seems like a double whammy. For many, uncertainty is equal to danger and ties into the fear of the unknown. This is your brain's way of protecting you; the fight or flight kicks in with uncertain...

How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone at Work (and in Life!)

Have you fallen into a pattern? Are you a creature of habit? Habits are our brain's way of being efficient. Once we have done something enough times, we don't have to expend mental energy figuring it out. It's already been figured out. But, your thought process has...

How to Deal with Toxic People and Work Environments

Toxic People and Work Environments can really take a toll. They can affect us physically, mentally, emotionally, and even impact our spiritual health. Toxic people and situations are those that add negativity to your life on a consistent basis. It’s more than just...

As a professional, self-care isn’t selfish; it’s smart

Have you ever told yourself that there aren’t enough hours in a day? Yeah, me too. Have you ever said I don’t have time for that workout? How about, “I’ll just grab something quick today for lunch because I don’t have time to make a healthy lunch?” As busy...

How do you cope with pressure at work?

Pressure is a part of normal life. We may intentionally or unintentionally put pressure on ourselves to help us get more done, to be more efficient. We may even tell ourselves that we operate BEST when we're under pressure (insert a David Bowie snap/clap here). But...

How to Trust Yourself MORE in Career and Life!

WHY trust yourself? It sounds like a no-brainer but many of us don't really...trust ourselves. Instead, we second guess, anguish over decisions, and disrespect the amazing internal wisdom we have inside. We've all done it and it's not pleasant to experience this...

How to Let Go of Things YOU Can’t Control

We usually don't let go of things until we are forced to. But what if we could do it a little earlier? What if we could save ourselves some stress? This past week was a lesson in surrender for me. I had things neatly outlined of what would happen where. My calendar...

How to Deal With People Who Push Your Buttons!

Have you ever had that person whose one exceptional gift is to push your buttons? Not only push your buttons but get under your skin like no other person? Oh, and let's not forget, step...no, let's make that STOMP on your last nerve. Every. Single. Time. Let's face...

How to Develop a Growth Mindset at Work

I'd like you to imagine that making mistakes doesn't weigh so heavily on you at work. That you don't beat yourself up or wake up at 2 am with your mind churning with what you've done wrong. What could you accomplish if you were more willing to take risks and view...

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