career goals - career tips - Leslie Inc

7 Ways To Master Your Career Goals

Do you ever feel that you're off your career track? Do you ever feel that you're constantly changing your mind about things because you're not getting the results you expect? Do you feel that your life isn't going the way you've planned and you feel totally lost? Check out seven simple ways to master your career goals so you can get focused and back on track.   1. Prioritize Make a list of the things...

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email management - Leslie Inc

Time Management: How To Stop Being A Slave To Email

I coach managers who get at least 100 emails a day. CEOs have reported at least 150 a day. When we do the math, that’s at least 30,000 emails per year. I’ve been told, on average, that it takes one entire work day (8-10 hours) a week to answer and organize e-mails alone. That’s at least 400 hours spent each year working on emails. During my coaching sessions, general housekeeping (answering emails, making...

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leaders- leadership - Leslie Inc

3 Common Qualities of Inspiring Leaders

Coaching leaders and future leaders, I’ve noticed they possess many common characteristics. While the debate as to whether leaders are born or made will rage on for a millenia, I can say that having these common characteristics can make an inspiring leader - whether or not we’re called “Boss”. While there are many qualities of a great business leader, for the sake of this article, I’ll mention my top three: possessing a willingness...

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starting a new job- Leslie Inc

The 3P Plan To Starting A New Job Like An Insider

Whether we’ve landed a promotion at our current company or are starting a new job at a new company or relocated to a new job there is always an element of anxiety about how successful we’ll end up being. I help companies coach their employees during a time called onboarding. It’s a fancy, HR term for the process during which a new employee develops the behaviors and gathers the skills to become an insider....

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company culture - action sports- Leslie Inc.

Culture Eats Strategy For Breakfast

If there is anything the action sports industry is known for, it’s the culture. It’s a culture that builds a lifestyle around breaking boundaries and taking the unconventional route to the top. While all companies employ basic business principles, it’s a company’s culture that sets it apart and brings its brand spirit to life. Which, for Malakye, leads me to examine why employees make their career decisions based on company culture and...

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working women- career tips - Leslie Inc

Get Ahead, Woman: Secrets To Professional Advancement

Secrets To Professional Advancement For Working Women When I work with women who are looking for new positions they are extremely capable, well educated, and qualified for the positions they're seeking. From my experience, women professionals tend to underestimate their capacities and will not apply for a position or promotion unless they believe their profile matches 100%. Men, on the other hand, don't worry as much about meeting profile requirements and push for...

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