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General Business / Communication / Project Management / YP / Sinikka Waugh November 5, 2019

Building a Better Business Case

3 Steps To A Better Business Case

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

Are Your Work Relationships Working?

4 Key Ingredients to a Solid Working Relationship

Change / YP / Sinikka Waugh October 15, 2019

Count Your Change

3 Ways to Change How You Approach Change

You may or may not know by now that one thing we think is really important is talking about Change--partly because it's inevitable in today's environment, and partly because with change comes great opportunities to make things (and people) better. But a lot of us perceive change as the end of the world--something to dread or complain about. So if that's...

General Business / Change / Project Management / YP / Sinikka Waugh September 24, 2019

Change Your Mind

Before the Ice Cream Starts Melting in Lane 7

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

Flaws Are Things Other People Have

Shine Some Light On How You Perceive Flaws

General Business / YP / Time Management / Sinikka Waugh August 27, 2019

Are You Working Too Hard?

Work smarter, not harder, plan better!

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...

Networking / YP / Sinikka Waugh August 15, 2019

Prepare to Network

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Next Networking Opportunity

As fall approaches, so does conference season. And just as we’ve done in the past, we want to offer you a few tips for building even better connections during this prime networking time.

Communication / YP / Sinikka Waugh August 5, 2019

Stop Dreading Difficult Conversations

We know not all communication is fun. Sometimes it's tough because of the person or the medium, but sometimes it's the conversation itself. How do you handle difficult conversations? Do you plan for them or procrastinate? Feedback and tough conversations are important, but it's never fun to give or receive negative feedback. Here are a few things to keep in mind when you're preparing for a...

General Business / YP July 22, 2019


A Few Thoughts on Having and Being the Favorite


My grandmother gave all five or her children a t-shirt that said, "Mom loves me best." My dad, aunt, and uncles all started teasing each other about who was really the favorite child. Each insisted that mom loved them best.  My grandmother, of course, said something about how they were all her favorites. While this might seem like a sweet gift...