How to Handle Pre-Presentation Jitters

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 6, 2018

Studies show us time and time again that public speaking is one of the things people fear the most. Even those who give presentations on a regular basis can experience “butterflies” at the thought of getting up in front of an audience—and that can significantly erode your sense of confidence and self-assurance.… Read more...

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Keep Your Employees from Wasting Their Time

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 1, 2018

Let’s be honest: Most of us waste a little bit of time each day, whether by playing on Facebook, browsing YouTube videos, or simply being idle.

This wasted time is not always, in fact, wasted. There is value in taking a little time to let your mind wander, and to escape from the relentlessness of your to-do list.… Read more...

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Regaining Your Boss’s Confidence

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 23, 2018

There’s no way around it: If you want to enjoy a positive work experience—and get plenty of opportunities to grow and to shine—you’re going to need your boss to trust you.

But what happens if you lose that trust? What happens if you make an error that shakes whatever confidence your boss has in you?… Read more...

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Building an Effective Workplace Mentorship Program

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 16, 2018

Mentorship can be beneficial to all parties involved—the mentors, the mentees, and even your company more broadly. That’s because mentorship, when done right, is one of the best ways to improve employee engagement—showing your team members that you’re willing to make a real investment in their long-term personal and professional development.… Read more...

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How to Balance Focus and Flexibility

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 5, 2018

More and more workplaces are offering their employees flexibility—the chance to set their own hours (within certain parameters) and dictate their own routines. Maybe that’s the position you find yourself in: So long as the work gets done, your boss really doesn’t care when you do it.… Read more...

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Starting a Coaching Program for Your Sales Reps

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 28, 2018

There’s never been any athlete so good that he or she didn’t need a coach. Even the best players have flaws that need to be identified, skills that need to be honed, strategies that need to be implemented. In much the same way, even the most effective sales teams have room for improvement.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanStarting a Coaching Program for Your Sales Reps