The Duncan Report

Take A Break: Save Your Job, Marriage, Life

Busyness can be deadly. You may think you’re racking up social points with your workaholic lifestyle, but you’re not only less productive than you could be but you’re jeopardizing your job, your relationships, and even your life. Here are some clues for change.

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The Speed of Trust: It’s A Learnable Skill

Trust is the operating system of every relationship. Learn all about the behaviors and practices that build strong relationships of trust–and keep them that way–in this conversation with Stephen M.R. Covey.

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Chaos at Work? You Can Learn to Manage It

Many people struggle with workday overload: too many emails, too many meetings, competing deadlines, office drama. Some can’t recall the last time they looked forward to Monday. Try these tips for managing the chaos.

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Why Etiquette Is So Much More Than Saying Please

It’s been said that the test of good manners is the ability to put up pleasantly with bad ones. But in a world where in-your-face behavior is sometimes mistaken as a strength, it’s often hard to understand the rules of etiquette.

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How Women Rise: Habits That Curb, Habits That Lift

Most of the behaviors that hold people back in their careers are gender neutral. But in today’s marketplace, women face some specific—and different—challenges as they try to advance.

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The Art Of Persuasion: Why Less Really Is More

Developing your speaking skill is really not complicated. There are good models all around you. In fact, you can copy communication techniques used by great presenters as disparate as Steve Jobs and Pope Francis.

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