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Want an engaged workforce? Get better at giving thanks!

By Shira Miller | February 15, 2016 |

Before traveling to a foreign country, I learn the local phrase for “thank you.” Taking that simple step inevitably leads to great service, whether I’m trying to find the nearest Pilates class, attempt not to look like a dork (too late for that) while sight-seeing or  convince a chef to make the perfect egg white…

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Express Yourself: Why Bringing More Personality to Work Promotes Greater Employee Engagement

By Shira Miller | August 13, 2015 |

Whether Madonna sang about it, or the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed it, the freedom to express yourself resonates deeply with many of us. Like my 77-year-old mom, who laces her texts with pink hearts and kissy emoticons to express love or my buddies Rich and John, whose Halloween party costumes – ranging…

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Four Ways to Love Your Job While Loving Yourself

By Shira Miller | May 28, 2015 |

In developing business communications, I often quote thought leaders like Albert Einstein, Jack Welch and Sheryl Sandberg. My all-time personal favorite quote  though comes right out of the mouth of Carrie Bradshaw during the final episode of Sex & the City – “The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you…

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Eureka! Great ideas for locking in your “aha” moments and keen insights

By Shira Miller | June 13, 2014 |

Ever had a brilliant idea or insight, only to get so lost in the swell of daily life – an impending work deadline, hungry kids, trying on 14 versions of little black dresses to find one that actually looks good for your high school reunion – that it slowly trickles out of your memory before…

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