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Overcoming your bias to appreciate the nuance

Overcoming your bias to appreciate the nuance

September 17, 2020

The unbridled exchange of information on the internet has never met its match in terms of ensuring accuracy and consistency, which is why we must individually confront ourselves, our biology, and our biases to find a truer, more nuanced picture of the issues.

The unbridled exchange of information on the internet...
The unbridled exchange of information on the internet has never met its match in terms of ensuring accuracy and consistency, which is why we must indi...
The unbridled exchange of information on the internet has never met its match in terms of ensuring accuracy and consistency, which is why we must individually confront ourselves, our biology, and our biases to find a truer, more nuanced picture of the issues....
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The class of 2020 is stopping to smell the roses

The class of 2020 is stopping to smell the roses

June 11, 2020

2020 was set to be a defining year for many of my closest friends and for many college and high school seniors. The moment we’d been waiting, practicing, learning, growing, saving, and worrying for had finally come. We were poised to don our caps and gowns and take the symbolic step out of our academic cocoon and into the warm and bright future of tomorrow.

2020 was set to be a defining year for many of my clo...
2020 was set to be a defining year for many of my closest friends and for many college and high school seniors. The moment we’d been waiting, practi...
2020 was set to be a defining year for many of my closest friends and for many college and high school seniors. The moment we’d been waiting, practicing, learning, growing, saving, and worrying for had finally come. We were poised to don our caps and gowns and take the symbolic step out of our academic cocoon and into the warm and bright future o...
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Rebuilding after the 2008

Rebuilding after the 2008 "Great Recession"

April 23, 2020

For Cassandra Essick, Employee Engagement Associate at Siegfried, the chaotic events of the past few weeks have reminded her of her struggle through 2008 and her journey back to enjoyable normalcy. The similarities between these two seismic events are striking, but Cassandra promises it will get better: “Even though it’s bad right now, and it might get worse before it gets better, my experiences in 2008 and others’ experiences throughout history show it will get better.”

For Cassandra Essick, Employee Engagement Associate a...
For Cassandra Essick, Employee Engagement Associate at Siegfried, the chaotic events of the past few weeks have reminded her of her struggle through 2...
For Cassandra Essick, Employee Engagement Associate at Siegfried, the chaotic events of the past few weeks have reminded her of her struggle through 2008 and her journey back to enjoyable normalcy. The similarities between these two seismic events are striking, but Cassandra promises it will get better: “Even though it's bad right now, and it mig...
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Open up your world with these 10 powerful questions

Open up your world with these 10 powerful questions

March 5, 2020

Questions are a significant communication and relationship tool. Our ability to ask power questions helps us build and deepen relationships, making us more effective at influencing clients, coworkers, and friends.

The next time you sit down with someone, why not ask them some (or all) of these questions?

Questions are a significant communication and relatio...
Questions are a significant communication and relationship tool. Our ability to ask power questions helps us build and deepen relationships, making us...
Questions are a significant communication and relationship tool. Our ability to ask power questions helps us build and deepen relationships, making us more effective at influencing clients, coworkers, and friends. The next time you sit down with someone, why not ask them some (or all) of these questions?...
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Build a better relationship with your love language

Build a better relationship with your love language

February 13, 2020

Do you know your love language? The idea of a love language has become more and more popular in the last several years, and when one of my friends asked me what mine was, I didn’t know what to say.

Do you know your love language? The idea of a love la...
Do you know your love language? The idea of a love language has become more and more popular in the last several years, and when one of my friends ask...
Do you know your love language? The idea of a love language has become more and more popular in the last several years, and when one of my friends asked me what mine was, I didn't know what to say. ...
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What’d you say? 5 listening techniques to improve your relationships.

What’d you say? 5 listening techniques to improve your relationships.

February 6, 2020

Humans are narcissistic by nature. Prone to think about ourselves and our agenda, we occasionally find it difficult to sit still and listen to someone else.

Humans are narcissistic by nature. Prone to think abo...
Humans are narcissistic by nature. Prone to think about ourselves and our agenda, we occasionally find it difficult to sit still and listen to someone...
Humans are narcissistic by nature. Prone to think about ourselves and our agenda, we occasionally find it difficult to sit still and listen to someone else. ...
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Three ways to be a more empathetic leader

Three ways to be a more empathetic leader

January 23, 2020

Empathy, our ability to sense other people’s emotions and to imagine what they may be thinking or feeling, enables us to become better leaders of ourselves and others. If we can’t understand or appreciate what other people feel, how can we expect to relate to them and lead them successfully? And, if you don’t take time to understand what you’re feeling, how can you lead yourself?

Empathy, our ability to sense other people's emotions...
Empathy, our ability to sense other people's emotions and to imagine what they may be thinking or feeling, enables us to become better leaders of ours...
Empathy, our ability to sense other people's emotions and to imagine what they may be thinking or feeling, enables us to become better leaders of ourselves and others. If we can't understand or appreciate what other people feel, how can we expect to relate to them and lead them successfully? And, if you don't take time to understand what you're fee...
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Lessons learned from my 111-year-old great-grandmother

Lessons learned from my 111-year-old great-grandmother

November 7, 2019

My great grandmother, Downing Jett Kay, was born on November 23, 1907 which means she is just a few weeks shy of being 112 years old! That makes Gramma D, as she is colloquially addressed, the oldest person in the state of Maryland, the 18th oldest person in the United States, and the 65th oldest person in the world (if we’re trusting Wikipedia).

My great grandmother, Downing Jett Kay, was born on N...
My great grandmother, Downing Jett Kay, was born on November 23, 1907 which means she is just a few weeks shy of being 112 years old! That makes Gramm...
My great grandmother, Downing Jett Kay, was born on November 23, 1907 which means she is just a few weeks shy of being 112 years old! That makes Gramma D, as she is colloquially addressed, the oldest person in the state of Maryland, the 18th oldest person in the United States, and the 65th oldest person in the world (if we’re trusting Wikipedia)....
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Four things to look for in a mentor

Four things to look for in a mentor

October 3, 2019

A strong mentor can drastically change the trajectory of your life, both personally and professionally. And that’s why it’s so important that we develop compelling connections — a strong relationship can help improve your life and the lives of those around you.

A strong mentor can drastically change the trajectory...
A strong mentor can drastically change the trajectory of your life, both personally and professionally. And that’s why it’s so important that we d...
A strong mentor can drastically change the trajectory of your life, both personally and professionally. And that’s why it’s so important that we develop compelling connections — a strong relationship can help improve your life and the lives of those around you....
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3 collaboration best practices for home and work

3 collaboration best practices for home and work

August 29, 2019

At some point, we’re all going to have to work on a team. From family, to friend groups, to project teams at work, the need to cooperate with others is inevitable. By being a more productive, collaborative, and positive member of the group, you can touch on and improve almost every part of your life.

At some point, we’re all going to have to work on a...
At some point, we’re all going to have to work on a team. From family, to friend groups, to project teams at work, the need to cooperate with others...
At some point, we’re all going to have to work on a team. From family, to friend groups, to project teams at work, the need to cooperate with others is inevitable. By being a more productive, collaborative, and positive member of the group, you can touch on and improve almost every part of your life....
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