What Physicians Call Burnout, Others Call PTSD A Guest Post by Edwin Leap, MD

  “Gunshot wound to chest, pulseless, 20 minute ETA.” When that’s the EMS report, it gets your attention.  Despite the wonderful theatrics of modern medical shows, and the best efforts of real-world, sweat-drenched paramedics, those of us who have done this long enough can translate that report.  For the layperson it means:  “Dead.” I saw […]

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How to Find the Joy in Caregiving A Guest Post from Brenda Avadian, M.A. as Printed in U.S. News and World Report Health

  To avoid ‘caregiver dementia,’ it’s important to find joy amid the devastation and frustration   Elisa cared for her husband who lived with dementia. When she couldn’t care for him at home any longer, she arranged for him to live in the only Alzheimer’s care facility in our community. My father eventually moved there too, […]

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7 Essential Steps for Processing a Job Loss A Guest Post by Linda Descano

Over lunch recently, a friend and I both commented on the number of women in our network that are in transition. A few initiated the transition, recognizing that their role or the organization’s culture wasn’t in sync with their career goals or values. Most, though, were “displaced” as a result of company restructuring, mergers and […]

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Gandhi’s 6 Rules of Leadership Needed Today A Guest Post by Cory Galbraith

  He was a poor public speaker and changed his mind often. Mahatma Gandhi knew he wasn’t perfect. But he practiced a series of leadership principles which remain valid to this day. If you’re a team leader, manager or running a project – learn how Gandhi would have handled things. 1. Let your team know […]

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7 Methods To Overcome Your Fear of Failure A Guest Post by Faisal Hoque

Self-sabotage is any behavior, thought, emotion, or action that holds you back. Here’s how to stop sabotaging ourselves.  I believe we all have dreams to do the things that we love most—to feel alive and fulfilled in every way possible. We’re here to find tasks that give meaning to our existence and make this mundane […]

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Things Smart People Won’t Say A Guest Post by Dr. Travis Bradberry

There are some things you simply never want to say at work. These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true. Worst of all, there’s no taking them back once they slip out. I’m not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color […]

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