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Leadership / Communication / Change / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 12, 2019

Breaking into Business Analysis

3 Tips for Practicing Business Analysis Where You Are

Communication / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 7, 2019

Turn Down the Noise

How to Apply Good E.I. to Moments of Concentration

Recently, we spent some time talking about emotional intelligence and how it relates to the analogy of using our headlights and windshield wipers while driving in the rain. This week, we’re going to talk about another analogy that we can relate to as drivers.

Communication / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh October 31, 2019

Turn On Your Headlights

How to Apply Good E.I. to Moments of Pressure

From time to time, one of life’s mundane or ordinary tasks or activities will strike me as the perfect analogy for other parts of life. Recently, while traveling from one class to another, it hit me how much driving can provide a great analogy for our daily lives and the emotional intelligence we need to navigate them.

Project Management / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh October 29, 2019

Don't Spook Your Stakeholders

Tips on How to Avoid Spooking your Stakeholders

General Business / Communication / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh October 22, 2019

Are Your Work Relationships Working?

4 Key Ingredients to a Solid Working Relationship

Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh September 27, 2019

Pull Over and Apologize

Five Tips to Help Us Apologize Better

In a perfect world, we wouldn’t need to apologize. We wouldn’t do dumb stuff; we wouldn’t keep making mistake after mistake. We would master our emotions and not let them get the better of us. We would make sure we always use the right tone and the right words to convey our message. We wouldn’t just make decisions or volunteer to help based on good...

Project Management / Time Management / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh September 17, 2019

Making Agile More Approachable

Do you want happier teams, better quality deliverables, and more satisfied customers? Then you might want to take some quick tips from Agile...

Communication / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh September 10, 2019

Flaws Are Things Other People Have

Shine Some Light On How You Perceive Flaws

Leadership / Communication / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh August 20, 2019

Demonstrating UPR During Tough Moments

5 Things to Remember


We all find ourselves in tough moments. It is so easy to look at others in a tough moment and blame them or make assumptions about how they are acting or thinking. Those assumptions are the worst thing we can do to keep a positive working environment. Instead, we need to show everyone Unconditional Positive Regard (UPR). Here are 5 things to remember to help you show UPR...

Leadership / General Business / Networking / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh August 8, 2019

Willing & Able

Five Steps to Sharing the Load in Our Organizations

Recently, I’ve engaged in a couple of conversations with others about a trend we continue to see, especially in volunteer, non-profit, and church organizations. The trend is a little bit distressing and certainly puts a lot of burden on a handful of people. So, the purpose of this blog is to make sure we’re aware of this trend and invite...