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Gratitude, Giving Myself an ‘A’ and my FREE Crisis Summit

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | April 9, 2020

As we move further into April, I find myself increasingly grateful for the high quality of interactions we can STILL have while being virtual. I was able to conduct and record a live panel with two of my colleagues on how to shift your work in a Coronavirus world. We had an awesome live turnout…

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Shifting The Way You Work In A Coronavirus World – A Panel Discussion

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | March 19, 2020

 I was so thrilled to be joined this morning by two amazing colleagues. We hosted a panel discussion on how to change the way you work during this time of the Coronavirus pandemic. We covered three main areas of that we’ve found are crucial to consider as you transition your working world from the office…

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How candid are you really?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 6, 2018

I’m writing this blog from one of my favorite places in my world which is Carmel, California. Although the weather is cold and overcast today, I can still feel my whole body relax in this cozy coastal town. What are the places where you can feel your shoulders drop and your mind clear of the…

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What are YOUR rules to live by?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | August 8, 2018

I read this interesting blog post by Seth Godin several months ago on what are Bonnie’s rules for being a better client of website design services.  They include gems like the following: White space is your friend Be open to things you didn’t imagine Nothing takes a second Tell me the problem, not the solution Then I…

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Everything You Always Wanted To Know About 360 Assessments But Were Afraid To Ask

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 7, 2018

This article was originally published on Forbes.com. “Will I be upset by my results?” my client asks me. “Who knows?” I respond. “I’ve given people critical 360s and they’ve shrugged their shoulders and said, ‘That’s about what I expected.’ And I’ve given others what I would consider an effusive 360 review, only to have them…

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My First Advice Column

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | February 26, 2018

 I’ve always wanted to secretly be an advice columnist so I was thrilled when I got this email: “This is NOT urgent, but it is a compliment … Given that you read and listen to everything, (ed note: not everything but I do try to stay up-to-date) I wanted to kindly, graciously request Dr. Jo’s Recommended Top 5 Book (or articles)…

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im just really busy

“I’m Just Really Busy”

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | August 3, 2016

I’m too busy to chit chat with you in the hallway. I’m too busy to go out for lunch – eating at my desk, or just eating at 4pm is fine.

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A Leader’s Guide: What’s Worth Tracking?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | March 28, 2016

Picture this — I’m in my tennis lesson when I look down at my Apple Watch to check my heart rate. And instead of seeing a heart rate, I see the ambiguous searching circle. Where is my heart rate?!

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Are You Ever Traveling Through Foreign Territory at Work?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 9, 2015

I’ve been vacationing in the UK these past couple of weeks – so in lieu of a full article, I’m sharing my top 5 lessons learned as a “stranger in a strange land.”

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what's success got to do with it

What’s Success Got To Do With It?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | October 1, 2015

As I sit here writing, it is hot, hot, hot weather outside. So let me tell you a story instead of complaining. (It’s one you might have read before – but humor me.)

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