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

Finding Peace of Mind in Troubling Times

Finding Peace of Mind in Troubling Times

With so many worrisome things going on in the world today — I won’t list them lest I add to the anxiety — people who previously were calm and together are getting thrown off balance by even small changes. The added stress of current events is making it harder for them...

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Building Relationships with Senior Leaders

Building Relationships with Senior Leaders

For various reasons, so many people feel reluctant to reach out to senior executives in their organization. But their reasons are, in fact, assumptions. They assume these leaders are too busy, don’t want to waste time with them, and wouldn’t be interested in what they...

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Speaking Up: The Power of Self-Advocacy

Speaking Up: The Power of Self-Advocacy

Some people believe power is bad. “Power corrupts,” according to the adage, leading some to fear it. I believe, however, that power provides agency so we can get things done and make a difference in the world. When we behave as if we are powerless— that is, without...

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Small Steps Can Make a Difference

Small Steps Can Make a Difference

Lately, I find people getting caught up in big issues they have little chance of resolving, such as reversing climate change, ending wars, or solving world hunger. They often dwell on how unsolvable the situations are and end up frustrated and angry. When the...

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Getting Better at Managing Conflict

Getting Better at Managing Conflict

The potential for conflict is a given in most human interactions. Rather than trying to resolve conflict in the moment when tempers flare and emotions run high, effective leaders adopt a proactive approach that encourages constructive conflict behaviors and minimizes...

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