Nancy Fredericks

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Busyness? Real Or A Bad Habit?

Busyness? Real Or A Bad Habit?

There is rarely an executive I speak with today that isn’t talking about how busy and overloaded they are. Everyone is drowning in the daily demands of life. They’re close to going over the precipice of overload with...

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The Tough Assignment—Manager

The Tough Assignment—Manager

Hey, we all know it’s a tough, challenging time in business for everyone, but the pressure is particularly on for managers—no joke. A successful manager’s role is hard work and not for the faint-hearted. Senior...

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Are You On A Heroine’s Journey?

Are You On A Heroine’s Journey?

Deep inside ourselves, almost everyone believes they’re on their heroine’s journey. But, tell me, what’s heroic about working yourself to exhaustion? Where is the superwoman winning the hearts and minds of others when...

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Office Gossip Is Not Your Friend!

Office Gossip Is Not Your Friend!

Let’s face it. Gossip in business is unavoidable… It’s like weeds, tricky to control… and it never disappears. If it’s inevitable, and it is, what can you do to mitigate the impact it has on you? Handle It Tip #1....

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The Right Things To Do For A Satisfying Career

The Right Things To Do For A Satisfying Career

One of the driving forces in your work life is achieving satisfaction. And it isn’t always easy to hold on to when you’re operating at warp speed. More often than not, you experience a sense of not being enough. Or...

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HIP-HIP-HOORAY NEW BEGINNINGS!!

HIP-HIP-HOORAY NEW BEGINNINGS!!

  Yes, I love standing on the precipice of a New Year. It feels as though I’m perched atop a steep mountain gazing at a majestic vista all mine to explore. The creative juices start flowing every time during this...

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Tis The Season

Tis The Season

Overstressed, overloaded with not a minute to spare. Yes, it’s that time of year again. You know, the one where your personal life starts trampling and overrunning the business world, and the end-of-year frenetic rush...

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