Content by Michelle LaBrosse

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Michelle LaBrosse
Are you feeling stuck in your job? Although an all-out career change may be a good choice for some, you don’t need to make such a drastic move to breathe new life into your current position....
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Michelle LaBrosse
With the summer in full swing, it’s easy to find yourself daydreaming about where you would rather be. Do you see yourself on a sunny beach, digging your toes into the sand? Or perhaps hosting a...
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Michelle LaBrosse
How often have you heard someone say they were good at “multitasking?” You may have even seen this listed as a desired skill in a job posting. Although multitasking may seem to allow for greater...
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Michelle LaBrosse
“We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot.” —Eleanor Roosevelt When I think...
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Michelle LaBrosse
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” —Thich Nhat Hanh My morning was what you could call “less than stellar.” Besides my...
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Michelle LaBrosse
I continued to pantomime my intent as the Italian grocery clerk looked at me in complete confusion. My inability to communicate with this person was beginning to frustrate me. I mean, this is me,...
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Michelle LaBrosse
I am a completion nut; I can get stuff done in the most chaotic of situations—a lot of stuff done. But it hasn’t always been that way. There was busyness, which does not mean productivity. Nor does...
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Michelle LaBrosse
Have you ever worn a shoe that doesn’t fit just right? Sometimes, when you first try it on, it appears to fit just fine. As more time goes on though, you notice that it is pinching here and there,...
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Michelle LaBrosse
Negotiation is a word that conjures up images of board rooms, power plays, and attorneys. However, we all negotiate every day with our co-workers, spouses, and neighbors. Whether you’re in a court...
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Michelle LaBrosse
The fifth edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (Project Management Institute, 2013) is out, and I’m here to welcome it with a huge bear hug. Call me nerdy, but I think...