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November 2, 2022

Quiet Firing: Is It Happening To You?

We’re all clued into Quiet Quitting, where an employee does the bare minimum of work to keep their job. And now there’s a buzz about Quiet […]
September 30, 2022

Anger, Stress, Worry and Sadness Reached Record Highs In 2021 — What To Do About It

Unhappiness has been increasing globally for a decade. And it’s time for leaders to address this in the workplace. In a recent report by Gallup on […]
August 14, 2022

Biophotons: How You Can Positively Influence Others And The World

Your body communicates and influences others. And I’m not just talking about your words, vocal tone, and body posture/gesture. Your heart and brain communicate too. And […]
July 2, 2022
The word relax written on the beach sand.

‘Stresslaxation’ Is Real—Science Explains It And The Cure

Do you try to relax only to feel more stressed and overwhelmed? You’re not alone. You’re experiencing Stresslaxation. Stresslaxation is a term for relaxation-induced anxiety—and it […]
June 8, 2022

How Burnout Changes Your Brain—And What To Do About It

How are you feeling lately? Is your energy level lower than usual? Do you feel less connected to others and the world around you? Is your […]
April 7, 2022

New Research: The 5 Forces Shaping Work Today—And How To Capitalize On Them

As the world of work continues to morph, my leadership and culture coaching clients find that they simply don’t have time to read extensive—yet helpful—new research. […]
February 12, 2022

New Research on The Real Cause Of The Great Resignation

In April 2021, a record 4 million Americans quit their jobs. Fast-forward to September 2021, and 4.4 million quit in one month alone. Wow. How did we get […]
February 12, 2022

Are Your Listening To What Others’ Emotions Are Saying?

Are you simply communicating? Or are you truly connecting? Listening to the words of another can be tricky enough because we often overlay our interpretation to […]
February 12, 2022

Build A Robust Remote Culture In 2 Simple Steps [Infographics]

“Culture is dynamic, in that it can evolve with new experiences. This change can happen in two ways: as the result of a clear and present […]
February 12, 2022

4 Troubling Workplace Trends – And Brain-Based Tools To Navigate Them [Infographics]

1.     Turnover Tsunami Johnny Taylor, CEO of Society for Human Resource Managers says that 30% annual turnover could be the new normal. Let’s help you have the […]
February 12, 2022

How Stress Changes Your Brain: And What To Do About It [Infographics]

How’s your stress level? Manageable – you get stressed, but it passes pretty quickly, and you sleep well at night. Challenging – you hang on to […]
August 20, 2021

Is A 32 Hour Work Week Best For You?

Do you struggle with work-life balance? Most people do these days. Working from home has blurred the lines, we’re all pivoting so frequently that we are […]
August 20, 2021

What People Really Think About Females In Leadership [Infographics]

We’ve come a long way, baby. Or have we? According to both Gallup’s survey of almost 27 million employees worldwide and a recent survey by Resume […]
August 20, 2021

Love ‘Em Or Lose ‘Em: The Ultimate Stay Interview Guide

What happens when a person leaves? Do you know it in advance? In a prior blog I wrote about the often unknown reasons that blindside employers […]
August 20, 2021

Want More Meaning At Work? Do These 3 Things

Now more than ever we want to find and feel meaning in our work. And a cornerstone of meaningful work is who we are together, how […]
March 22, 2021

5 Steps For Lasting Behavior Change: Get Happier Employees And Better Performance Now [Infographics]

Now is an optimal time for behavior change. The crisis period of the pandemic is starting to fade in the distance, people are feeling more hopeful, […]
February 18, 2021

The Future Of Work: 7 Trends And Tools You Need

I won’t start by saying 2020 was a rough year. We know that already. We know that 2020 brought many businesses to their knees, requiring profound […]
January 23, 2021

Boost The Right Side Of Your Brain For Better Business Results

Are you self-aware? Do you know how you’re feeling at any given time? Can you change your emotional state by choice? If you answered ‘no’ to […]
December 15, 2020

Don’t Make Your Brain Dumb: The Neuroscience Of Success

What makes a person successful? Having a growth mindset? Being a visionary? Being born into the ‘right’ family? These may help, but a healthy brain is […]
November 24, 2020

5 Steps To Get Your Priorities Back On Track Now

Are you focusing on the most important things right now? Or are you distracted, stressed, or in panic mode as so many leaders are? As the pandemic […]
November 18, 2020

Why We Lie, And The Neuroscience Behind It

I’m fine. Of course I love you. I’ll call you.  No, you don’t look fat in those jeans.  We are liars.   All of us.   We lie to save face, […]
October 5, 2020

How to Budget in Uncertain Times

It’s that time of the year again… time to create next year’s budget. Budgeting in the best of times is difficult, and now it’s even more […]
August 27, 2020

Are You Getting Enough Hugs?

Are you getting enough hugs? Virginia Satir, a world-renowned family therapist, is famous for saying “We need 4 hugs a day for survival. We need 8 hugs a day […]
August 19, 2020

Beat Zoom Fatigue In 4 Neuroscience-Savvy Steps

Do you often find yourself drifting off after only a few minutes in a Zoom meeting? Why? Most likely it’s because we’re not emotionally engaged at […]
July 3, 2020
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The Neuroscience Of Recruiting: Put The Right Person In The Right Role, Every Time [Infographics]

Why do we make hiring and recruiting mistakes? Or even role assignment/placement mistakes? Often it’s because we’re rushed, we don’t have a process that has been […]
June 5, 2020

Losing It? So Is Everyone Else — Research Provides Answers

Burned out on Zoom meetings or social events, yet still want connection with others? Feeling sick of quarantine, a bit edgy/irritable or depressed with a sense […]
May 2, 2020
Lead Through The Pandemic: Here Are 4 Research-Backed Ways

Lead Through The Pandemic: Here Are 4 Research-Backed Ways

A recent article from Gallup posed a timely question:“How do you lead and inspire employees amid a global pandemic that’s creating anxiety and uncertainty everywhere?” As a leadership […]
April 15, 2020
3 Steps To Navigate Corona

3 Steps All Leaders Must Take To Navigate Corona

Over the last few weeks, the challenges that my executive coaching clients have experienced due to corona, fall into two equally high priority buckets. Professional: Working […]
February 3, 2020
Uplevel Your Culture

Uplevel Your Culture

In today’s workforce, there is an increasing gap in human interaction and connection. In fact, the US Chamber of Commerce recently wrote about the need for […]
January 29, 2020

Reframing Your Job Interview

For many, 2020 will be a year of promise, planning, and potentially even a job change. And we all know that before we can move into […]

June 4, 2010

Passing the Buck! (How and What to Pay your MVP)

Christine Comaford’s Rules of Thumb on Paying your Peeps: There is a learning curve for salespeople—often up to 60 days. Also, you must give your salesperson a standard process to follow, and it will take you some time to develop this if you don't have it already.
April 20, 2010

Christine Comaford’s Personal Financial Checklist

Many of us spend SO much time building our businesses that we forget to plan our PERSONAL financial future. I learned a long time ago that I don't do nearly as well with keeping things straight and meeting my goals unless I have it all written down on a checklist. My guess is that you do something similar as well. So today, I thought I'd share a checklist that I created that’s been very handy along the way in my entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial pursuits.
March 22, 2010

Christine Comaford shares Tips on Financing and Financing Sources

Christine Comaford shares Tips on Financing and Financing Sources This week, think about whether a loan is best for your business or if finding investors would be more to your advantage. Begin to outline a business plan that centers around your choice. If you’re REALLY serious about how to win in the financing process, being at my 7 Figure Business Summit is a MUST.
March 19, 2010

“What’s Your Biggest Investment Right Now?”

Mentoring you to 7 Figure Results is my mission. I have 28 YEARS of building businesses, business acceleration and creating REAL results. Without that piece of the puzzle, I hate to say it, but you can forget about success -- even if you "make it" -- you’ll be tied to your company 24-7-365. That's where a MENTOR comes in. Christine Comaford
September 15, 2009

WHY do we share our knowledge?

Be prepared to read this blog and take some NOTES! There will be links and giveaways and strategies for success, so grab a cup a jo […]
July 3, 2009

Stay the Course to Get Where You’re Going (PART TWO)

 Okay, first of all, if you read the entire list yesterday of what to do when you need to KEEP GOING, despite the criticism or rejection […]
July 1, 2009

Stay the Course to Get Where You’re Going (PART ONE)

Rejection, unlike failure, comes in only one flavor: the external kind. Quite simply, this is when others just don’t want to play with you. I’ve been […]
June 20, 2009

Q&A: How can I leverage my time with OPE? (Other People’s Energy)

You can best leverage your time, meaning get more done in less time, by helping your team members know what you need and expect. This means […]
March 17, 2009

The Basics on Facebooking

I get a ton of questions on how to optimize social networking.  Some of those answers end up being pretty detailed, but some of them are about […]