Four Quick and Crucial Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

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Four Quick and Crucial Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

It’s back-to-school season and that feeling of gearing up to succeed is contagious. The first lick of fall often nudges us to focus on our goals. It also reminds us that the year is 75% over and we need get in gear if we want to finish strong. If you’re a woman and an entrepreneur, […]

Pop Quiz: Do You Know How To Deal With Bad Managers?

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Pop Quiz: Do You Know How To Deal With Bad Managers?

There is no shortage of information on how to deal with difficult employees. In fact, I wrote a book about managing even the most unruly employees. Yet it’s not only employees who can be difficult—managers can be challenging to work with too. In fact, a Bossology survey found: 48% of respondents would fire their boss […]

Manage Your Personal Bias with These Three Tips

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Manage Your Personal Bias with These Three Tips

“No, not her!” I thought to myself. What I needed was a massage and my regular massage therapist wasn’t working. I couldn’t believe I got stuck with HER instead. My mind started racing. “Is she strong enough to give the deep massage I like? Can she really handle a full hour on all my shoulder […]

Teamwork: Common Pitfalls and How to Conquer Them

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Teamwork: Common Pitfalls and How to Conquer Them

Just because the necessity of teamwork has been preached to us since childhood doesn’t mean we’re inherently good at it—or even like it for that matter. Working with other people can be challenging, even more so in the workplace when stakes are high. So now that we’re off the little league field, what can we, […]

How Does Frequent Firing Affect Organizational Culture?

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How Does Frequent Firing Affect Organizational Culture?

Refresh your news feed and you’ll see that someone else on the national stage was fired. So let’s take a closer look at this phenomenon. How does frequent firing affect organizational culture? Is there a better option? And if not, is there a way to fire someone while maintaining their dignity? The Cost of Firing […]

Will Generation Z Lean Conservative or Liberal? It’s Not That Simple

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Will Generation Z Lean Conservative or Liberal? It’s Not That Simple

It might be time for the Millennial media obsession to wind down as a new generation inches up in age and takes their first baby steps into the workforce. I’m talking about Generation Z, the next demographic cohort after the Millennials. While there is no set consensus on when this generation begins, it is commonly […]

How To Manage Change At Work

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How To Manage Change At Work

Perpetual change is the one constant in the business landscape. Revolutionary scientific discoveries, breakthrough technologies, updated regulations, new leadership, shifting job roles, and relocation are just a few examples of major change in the professional world. The fact is, change is inevitable and necessary. Yet many employees aren’t prepared to embrace change. Why is change […]

Anne Loehr in Fast Company: Summer Roundup

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Anne Loehr in Fast Company: Summer Roundup

I’m honored to be a regular contributor to Fast Company’s leadership column. Since early 2016, I’ve covered topics like menopause in the workplace, the challenge in following your passions, being born between generations, freelancers in rural America, agism and more. Here’s a complete list of my articles published by Fast Company. 1. How Menopause Silently Affects […]

Here’s How To Support Transgender Colleagues

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Here’s How To Support Transgender Colleagues

Originally published on Fast Company Growing up outside of Great Falls, a small Montana city, Shannon Scott worked on a ranch with what she remembers were “rough and tough” men—bailing hay, riding four-wheelers and horses, and branding cattle. Her coworkers saw her softer personality as a weakness, and for that she suffered name-calling and violence. […]

Here’s What Happens When a Team is Not Results-Oriented

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Here’s What Happens When a Team is Not Results-Oriented

Sabina and her cousin Ramin built a patient portal platform, Medtown Square, for small medical practices, which incorporates articles and message boards to foster a sense of community and care. After a lot of blood, sweat and tears the product went live two years ago. The Problem The good news is that they managed to […]