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Managing Bias: Intent Matters

VitalSmarts Master Trainer Maria Moss shares a tip for contextualizing racially biased comments to address the intent rather than the emotion of the moment. For more information on learning the skills you need to speak up when it matters most, visit https://www.crucialskills.com/saythat

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Crucial Applications: How to Overcome a Career-Limiting Habit

We recently completed a study which reveals the top five Career-Limiting Habits (CLHs) that cause employees to miss out on raises and promotions. According to the study, 97 percent of employees report they have some habit that keeps them from achieving their potential at work.   The Top 5 Career-Limiting […]

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Dealing with Resentment at Work

Dear Crucial Skills, In our hospital, we have a person who made a grave mistake during surgery. As the manager’s pet, she was not disciplined or reprimanded, but anyone else would have been fired on the spot. The rest of the staff noticed the special treatment given to this individual […]

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Addressing Inappropriate Work Attire

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Joseph Grenny is author of three bestselling books, Influencer, Crucial Conversations, and Crucial Confrontations. READ MORE Dear Crucial Skills, I need advice on how to have a conversation with a subordinate about her provocative attire. It’s tricky because her clothes are clean and very niceā€”just more revealing […]

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