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Tips on Managing Interruptions at Work [Redux]
Francie Dalton, Leadership, Women In Business
Tips on Managing Interruptions at Work [Redux]
2 August 2011

Originally published on April 13, we re-run this always-pertinent post for your benefit. Time management is always challenging, and never more so that when you’re constantly being interrupted at work. Here are a few tips on how to deal with it. Read more…

Five (More) Tips on Being a Better Leader
Empowerment, Francie Dalton, Leadership
Five (More) Tips on Being a Better Leader
4 May 2011

The other day I shared five tips on being a better leader. But that list wasn’t complete! So here are five more tips on how you can do this. (Remember, #s 1-5 are in the previous post. Read more…

Five Tips on Being a Better Leader
Francie Dalton, Leadership, Women In Business
Five Tips on Being a Better Leader
29 April 2011

Start by identifying the criteria that constitute “best,” and then consider whether your leadership provides observable evidence of those criteria. 1. Leaders must be agile. Read more…

Tips for Managing Interruptions at Work
Francie Dalton, Leadership, Women In Business
Tips for Managing Interruptions at Work
13 April 2011

Time management is always challenging, and never more so that when you’re constantly being interrupted at work. Here are a few tips on how to deal with it. 1. Read more…

Fearless Change for Recession-age Profits
Empowerment, Francie Dalton, Leadership
Fearless Change for Recession-age Profits
29 March 2011

I spoke recently with Obi Orgnot of Orgnot Strategic Labs on this very topic. It occurred to me that you might be interested, since many of us share the same fears and face the same problems. 1. Read more…

Neutralizing The Toxic Dumper
Empowerment, Francie Dalton, Leadership
Neutralizing The Toxic Dumper
23 November 2010

Last week in Part One, we established five solid reasons why you should take action immediately to nuke the toxic dumper in your workplace. This week, you’ll learn specific techniques for neutralizing your toxic dumper – whether that person is your boss, a peer, or your subordinate. Technique #1: the moment you notice this toxic dumper headed your way, stand up and start gathering your things as though you’re heading off to a meeting. Read more…

Do You Need To Eliminate The Toxic Dumper?
Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Francie Dalton
Do You Need To Eliminate The Toxic Dumper?
16 November 2010

So. You’re sitting at your desk, working productively when, as has already happened to you numerous times this week, in comes the Toxic Dumper. Flopping down into a chair with a heavy sigh of exasperation, they proceed to commandeer your time, using you as a dumping ground for complaints of all types. Read more…

Mistakes to Avoid When Offering Online Courses
Entrepreneurship, Francie Dalton, Women In Business
Mistakes to Avoid When Offering Online Courses
18 August 2010

But I’m willing to bet that very few of you have actually done it. Instead of beating yourself up about yet another initiative you think you “should be taking but haven’t,” realize that your gut has a very good reason for not letting you move forward yet – even if you’re not exactly clear what that reason is. Producing and successfully marketing an online course of the caliber you’d be proud to put your name on IS a daunting undertaking. Read more…

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