Rael’s Blog

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These Are the 4 Qualities Of a Good Leader

During my 30-year career, I have had the privilege of working directly with leaders at all levels, and have found that there is an overlap that suggests that 4 qualities are prerequisites for what makes a good leader. In this blog, I tell you what they are.

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4 Ways to Motivate Underperforming Employees

Underperforming employees are the bane of every manager’s existence. However, it’s not easy to find a way to motivate employees who are underperforming. In this blog I share 4 ways managers can try.

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The Importance of Prioritizing

There are some times where my work life and my home life overlap. A good example of this is a lesson on the importance of prioritizing I recently experienced.

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Are Conspiracy Believers a Cult?

A few years back, I wrote a blog examining whether conspiracy believers are a cult or not. Now, thanks to a group of protesters tying up the area near my office, I felt inspired to revisit this topic.

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Life After Pandemic: Examining Your COVID Habits

The effect of “Covid Habits” became a curiosity for me a few weeks ago, so in this blog, I examine the effects of the habits we formed this past 2 years and how can affect us as we’re heading towards life after the pandemic.

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Losing Friends Over COVID-19

IF you’ve been losing friends over COVID, you’re not alone. And I think that this situation is ideal to take a moment to consider what kind of friendships you want in your life.

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Are You Stifling Discretionary Effort?

When a company focuses only on the bottom line, the employees lose their drive to give their discretionary effort. Read the blog to know a real life experience and its consequences for an organization.