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Dave Clark

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5 benefits of bringing your dog into the office

Thinking back to the start of my career, I couldn’t imagine the idea of bringing your dog into the office. And no, I’m not all that old! But I’ve noticed a trend over the past few years of seeing dogs in more and more places, especially non-traditional places that didn’t necessarily welcome dogs in...

Why “slowing down to go faster” should be your 2018 motto

Ever been stuck in first gear or tried to drive your car on ice? In either case, you put in a lot of effort and make very little progress. Our daily lives can be much the same way. Have you ever tried slowing down to go faster?

5 steps to help you ace an interview

It’s a new year and you are ready to reinvent yourself. After applying for a new job with a company you’d really like to work for, the call came that you’ve been selected for an in-person interview. You want to land this job badly.

Land a new job by learning from man’s best friend

My family and I got a new dog last weekend. We always prefer rescuing a dog from an animal shelter and this was no exception to that lifelong practice. While it’s very difficult to go into an animal shelter knowing you are likely going to have to say “no” to all but one dog, you still hope to find...

Want a staff of rock stars? Understanding behavioral styles is key. 

What happens when you are responsible for creating a productive, cohesive team and you aren’t really sure where to start? And what happens when a stroke of bad luck forces you to speed up your process into an almost unreasonable timetable? Understanding behavioral styles is key to finding the right...

How to stay committed to your goals in 2018

The start of a new year is usually a time of reflection for many people. Backed with tons of positive energy, they make big plans to improve themselves. These plans are created with optimism and the best of intentions.

3 Ways To Turn Negativity Into Positivity

There’s an old saying that life is what happens to you while you’re busy making plans. And it's very difficult to transform negativity into positivity. While we like to think we control all aspects of our own destiny, it’s simply not the case. We have to be willing to roll with the unexpected...

How to Avoid Five Common Pitfalls in the Workplace

We all start out with the best of intentions. The new job we’ve just been hired for is going to be the best one we’ve ever had! Our plan is to go in early, work diligently and productively and surpass all expectations. And we really believe we can pull this off, at least until we encounter one or...

5 ways to move forward after a setback

Moving forward after a setback, especially an emotional one, can be quite a challenge. When we encounter a major life situation, we can be stripped of our energy and we need to regroup. What tools can we use to help us regroup? How can we be sure that we take that situation, learn from it, and...

How to spot certain behavioral styles through casual observation

Working well with someone relies heavily on being able to understand them and how they operate. If you had a “cheat sheet” on behavioral style for every person you came in contact with, that would give you such an advantage as to how to win influence from that person. Truth is, we all have the...