Several dozen blog readers have asked me to train themselves to speak in public. Many had read this post about … Continue reading Make It Easy to Speak in Public: 5 Tips including “Get Over Yourself”
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Your coworker snipes all day long, making you feel you’re experiencing the workplace equivalent of waterboarding. Here’s what Pia wrote … Continue reading When the Workplace Sniper Won’t Let Up
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You got hijacked. Your breathing stopped. Your temperature skyrocketed. Your mind blanked. You’d planned to handle this discussion rationally, but … Continue reading Emotional Hijacking
As soon as your nemesis enters the conference room, you feel your emotional temperature rising. Your breathing catches in your … Continue reading Handling the Emotional Roller Coaster Some People & Situations Inspire