Author Archives: Monique Valcour
8 Ways to Get a Difficult Conversation Back on Track

Having a difficult conversation can be draining and hard to get back on track. Here’s 8 tips to take on and have in your tool box to steer it forwards.

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give feedback
How To Give Feedback That Helps People Grow

Giving feedback is a difficult balance even for an experienced manager. Learn how to inspire change rather than hostility and help your employees improve.

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Burned out
Steps to Take When You’re Starting to Burn Out

When you burn out at work, you feel diminished, like a part of yourself has gone into hiding. Follow these steps when you start to feel burned out at work.

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mindset
Mindset – The Energy You Bring to Work Ripples Out Beyond the Workplace

We know the importance of a positive mindset for our own benefit, but your mindset affects not only those around you but those around them. A managers mindset can make or break how staff interact with them. Monique Valcour looks at how this works.

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Dual career marriage
Navigating Tradeoffs in a Dual-Career Marriage

Work-life balance is hard enough, but what about when you’re a duel-career couple? What tradeoffs should you be willing to make? Here’s some answers from Monique Valcour.

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A Simple Yet Powerful Way to Handle a Stress Episode

Monique Valcour shows us how to regain your strength and sense of control, and to proceed in a calm, rational manner during a stress episode

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People Skills
Leaving a Stable Job to Create Your Dream Career

Can you create your dream career? After years of research and coaching people on career transitions Monique Valcour shares her recommendations.

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