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Get Ready to Hustle Hard and Never Settle With Mario Armstrong

[embed]http://traffic.libsyn.com/shifthappens/ShiftHappens_MarioArmstrong_mixdown.mp3[/embed] This episode of Shift Happens, featuring two-time Emmy award winner Mario Armstrong, will have you rethinking “normal.” Think the number one skill a talk show host needs to possess is conversation skills? Think the road to success means total...

How to Get Happy (and Stay Happy) in Less Than 60 Minutes

[embed]http://traffic.libsyn.com/shifthappens/GillianMandich_mixdown_Final.mp3[/embed] “Happiness is not out there, it’s in you.” Undergrad in health science and health promotion, CHECK. Research specialization in childhood obesity, CHECK. A masters degree in child and youth health, CHECK. A pHD in health science, CHECK. Research specialization in happiness,...
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Want to Be a Better Leader? All You Have to Do is GIVE UP.

Fill in the blank: "The world needs more of __________." What do you think it needs? In my opinion, it's positive, successful leadership. And I'm not talking about the kind of leadership that requires the title or the salary. Anyone has...

Attention Leaders: Elevate Your Morning Routines!

I often find myself engaging in conversations with leaders around a familiar refrain: how are you "pouring back" into yourself? How can you fill others up and inspire and engage your teams if you are running on fumes? You simply...

How to Be Brutally Selfish with your Time… Without Being a Raging Jerk

Whether you own the company, lead one department, or just joined the organization yesterday, each of us have the opportunity and responsibility to manage our time. And here's the thing, everyone gets the same 24 hours a day to work...

4 Ways to Avoid Getting “Gutted” By Your Gut Instinct

As a newly-appointed Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), I have been assigned by a judge to get to know and to advocate on behalf of the best interests of a child within the Baltimore City foster care system. I will...

When to Throw Your Clients Asses Back in the Kiln and Fire That Sucker Back Up

The expression about one having “feet of clay” has two primary meanings: it can refer to a character flaw, usually in a person of some importance; or it is the realization that a person you admire, like a parent, is...

If You’re a Manager, You’re Already Screwed (Unless You Start Doing This Right Away)

Good managers are hard to come by. Great managers are as rare as gold. Which is why managers might be screwed.People don’t find their managers and leaders as effective anymore. Most people, if not all, can recall experiences with a...

The Test of First-Rate Management

F. Scott Fitzgerald once said, “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.”I’ve always loved this quote. Frequently, I’m confronted...