Juicy Nuggets: excerpts from Sandra Mobley’s book of the same name and new articles in the spirit of finding passion in your career.

Saying No For All the Right Reasons

According to change expert Darryl O’Conner, the difference between good companies and great companies isn’t their ability to define priorities, but rather their ability to say no to very good options for the sake of committing to the best option. When we have too many priorities, it is difficult to focus our efforts on accomplishing the key ones, so all suffer.

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When to Press the Pause Button

How many times do we run from one meeting to the next without time to reflect, prepare, or even hit the bathroom?  And if we have spare few minutes, we feel compelled to pull out our digital dog leashes and scroll through emails.  What is the cost of all this constant...

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Turn Around a Stressful Commute

Creative outlets lessen road rage When faced with a stressful commute, planning rush hour avoidance techniques can reduce stress.  For example, if you can do errands near work until traffic dies down you can be productive and reduce your commute time.  Choosing a...

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Knowing when to take a risk to rise

Tips on how to test your risky idea to succeed Responsible risk taking is necessary for effective leadership and learning. There are ways to improve the probability of your risk succeeding. One rule of thumb says risk sooner, rather than later, risk big and do so for...

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