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18/06/2013

Authority, accessibility, and assertiveness – your base of personal power

Personal power means that you believe in yourself, that you can go after what you want and get it, that you have the right and the ability to reach your goals in your own way.

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18/06/2013

Three ways to optimize your day

By Drake Editorial Team

Do you keep a “to do” list, either mentally in your head or physically on paper or in some electronic device? If you do, it is highly likely that its contents influence greatly the type of day you are likely to have.

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18/06/2013

How do you build (or rebuild) trust at work?

By Drake Editorial Team

How easy would it be to sort out difficulties at work if you didn't trust your colleagues to respond well? How motivating would it be if once you raised a concern with your manager, nothing was done about it?

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21/05/2013

How to start a difficult discussion off right

By Drake Editorial Team

The way you begin a difficult discussion can determine its fate. If you immediately trigger defensiveness or combativeness in the other, the chances of a productive outcome drop to nearly zero.

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21/05/2013

Five steps to pain-free productive meetings

By Drake Editorial Team

Do you think all meetings are painful, time wasting, poorly run and unproductive torture sessions? If you hate meetings, you’re not alone. Practically everyone does, and although businesses have to run meetings...

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21/05/2013

Don’t shoot the messenger: how to communicate bad news

By Drake Editorial Team

In olden days messengers who brought bad tidings risked being killed for their efforts. Times and customs have changed, but this much remains the same: no one likes being the bearer of bad news.

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