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Articles by: Abby Downs

6 Ways Extroverted Introverts Can Make Lasting Change

November 2, 2016

If you’re an extroverted introvert looking to have your voice heard and make a difference in your community, try these six tips.

Give Constructive Feedback Without Sounding Like a Jerk

October 26, 2016

It can be intimidating to give constructive feedback in the workplace. Here’s how you should provide feedback in order to clarify expectations.

10 Lessons You Should Learn (and Accept) at Your First Job

October 12, 2016

For recent grads on the hunt for their first jobs or those who are just starting, here are 10 key takeaways to help you avoid the pitfalls of being the new kid on the block.

Power Posing: Fake It Until You Become It

September 28, 2016

Need to boost your confidence in the workplace quickly? Try power posing.

Why You Need to Start Saying No

August 23, 2016

Whether the request is coming from a close friend, family member or boss, determining when to say no can be tricky.

8 Questions You Should Ask to Find Your Purpose

July 27, 2016

It’s never too late to figure out your purpose.

The Reason You’re Not Meshing with Your Co-Workers

June 15, 2016

Do you know your type? Your personality type, that is.

Here’s What No One Tells You About Workplace Depression

May 4, 2016

An estimated 25 million Americans – nearly 13 percent of the population – live with major depression.

Why I Regret Not Taking My Dream Job

April 29, 2016

I regret not taking my dream job, and sometimes I still wonder how my life could’ve gone in a much different direction.

Dan Parris on Finding Your Purpose

April 6, 2016

According to Dan Parris, when people live according to their purpose, our city is a better place.