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General Business / Communication / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh January 9, 2020

One More Gift

7 Questions to Ask Before Giving the Gift of Feedback

For years you’ve heard us talk about feedback being a gift. When someone gives me feedback I realize that they are saying, “Sinikka, you’re awesome, and you could be even more awesome!” Sometimes when people give us feedback, though, it doesn’t feel very ‘gifty’. Instead it feels ‘judgey’ or even critical and corrective rather than...

Leadership / General Business / YP / Sinikka Waugh January 7, 2020

Empowerment Starts With You

Tips to Empower Yourself and Others

General Business / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh December 26, 2019

Three Tips from a Tuesday

Three Tips from a Not So Ordinary Tuesday

As the year winds to a close, I thought it might be fun to share the insights that come from a regular day on the job. This was a day not too long ago. It was a regular Tuesday by many accounts, and not so regular by others. Monday, as Mondays often are, had been filled with plenty of commotion, lots of work, a few unfinished tasks, a fair amount of...

General Business / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh December 19, 2019

What's Bugging You?

Five Tips for Overcoming Annoyance


General Business / Sinikka Waugh December 12, 2019

Willing to Grow

Five Steps to Achieving A Growth Attitude

Hopefully, most of us are willing to acknowledge that we aren’t perfect. Hopefully, most of us are willing to admit that we could be, as I like to say, even better than we are today. But in spite of these admissions, for some reason many of us have become a bit complacent in what we know and how we do things. This trend seems to be related to where we...

General Business / YP / Sinikka Waugh December 10, 2019

The Countdown is On

3 Tips for Finishing This Year Well

General Business / Sinikka Waugh December 6, 2019

When one door closes...

Four Tips for Transitions

There’s a saying that whenever God closes a door, He opens a window. It’s not particularly a biblical quote, and for those who don’t espouse a theology, maybe it’s not even a phrase you’ve ever heard. However, there is some truth to the idea that when one thing ends, another can begin. Sometimes we transition from one job to another, or one project to another, or one...

Leadership / General Business / Communication / Project Management / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh December 3, 2019

Oops, we did it again!

Keys to Recovering from (and Preventing) Mistakes

General Business / YP / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 26, 2019

Finding Peace

4 Tips for Finding Peace During the Hustle and Bustle

General Business / Collaboration / Sinikka Waugh November 21, 2019

Follow The Signs, Again

Using Road Signs Within Our Organizations

Last week we talked about the road signs we might be interested in carrying around as individuals to help with the emotional intelligence of ourselves and those around us, ultimately improving interpersonal relations. That inspired me to go looking for some road signs that we could probably use at an organizational level.