Author Archives: David Shindler

6 Emotionally Intelligent Ways to Influence Your Micro-Manager Boss

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Your boss is a human being and, as we know, to err is human, which means that sometimes even those petty, annoying micro-managers don’t do all those things on purpose. And, even if your boss is simply a bit controlling, there are ways to help you communicate your dissatisfaction, influence your boss, and improve your position.   

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Company Culture or Cash: What Do You Want from Your Next Job?

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Company culture. It’s not in the one-liners on the walls, nor the office deckchairs, espresso machine or popcorn stations. Previously an HR buzzword, company culture is now more mainstream and a critical aspect of business success. So much so that many of us now prioritize culture over salary when it comes to job satisfaction. According to Glassdoor’s Mission and Culture Survey 2019, 56% in fact claim culture is more important than the size of their monthly pay-check. Surprised? Hold-fire, there’s more…   

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Three Questions to Ask Yourself if You Struggle to Manage Time

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Many people I coach struggle to prioritize their work, battle to finish tasks and find time to think. I don’t know about you, but I struggle to do everyday things like shopping, cooking, and cleaning! Not to mention the lure of my mobile as it buzzes to announce yet another text or my laptop telling me another email has arrived. It doesn’t matter if you are at work or at home or out shopping, how to manage time is a critical skill in a world where weapons of mass distraction constantly seek your attention. ‘I don’t seem to have enough   

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Hustle Culture: Sacrificing Balance in a Fast-Paced World

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Hard work pays off. That’s what we’re always told as we go through school, apply for jobs and navigate our careers. If our goal is to one day be successful, we must work as hard as we can to achieve our goals. This is the hustle culture we’re participating in today.   

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Time Management: 3 Questions to Help Keep You on Track

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Many people I coach struggle to prioritize their work, finish tasks, and find time to think. They are not alone; I don’t know about you, but I struggle to do everyday things like shopping, cooking, and cleaning! Not to mention the lure of my smartphone as it buzzes to announce yet another text or email. It doesn’t matter if you are at work or at home or out shopping, time management is a critical skill in a world where weapons of mass distraction constantly seek your attention. ‘I don’t seem to have enough time in the day’, ‘I haven’t got   

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Resume Problems? Here are 10 Tips to Impress Potential Employers

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Are you having resume problems? Your resume, or CV, can lead to your dream job. So you want it to make a big impact when recruiters and SME owners get round to seeing what your skillset is. Here are 10 ways to ensure you’ve got the best chance of landing an interview.   

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