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Keeping Your One Word

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: I know you suggest we choose a word as our theme or True North for the year. For 2020 I’ve chosen the word patience. How do I ensure…

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How do I navigate today’s difficult circumstances?

Hi everybody, this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. As you can imagine, there are a lot of questions. So, I just wanted to interrupt our general Mondays with Mike process just to share a little bit of information with you about a couple…

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Dealing with Difficult Staff

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: I’m a division head of a hospital. How long do I put up with a snarky, bad attitude leader that reports to me? Well, here’s the question. If…

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Out of Work at 60!

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people like you. Here’s this week’s question: I’m 60 years old and find myself out of work and wanting a new career. I’m tired of sales and sales management, it used to be fun and now…

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Coach or Therapist

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver. Welcome to another episode of Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people like you. Here’s the question: I’m looking for some one-to-one help. How do I know if I should choose a coach or a therapist? If it’s an emotional issue (if you’re depressed,…

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Handling Class Hecklers

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays wtih Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question: I’m involved in a production training for my company. I am the trainer for this class. I have one person in the class that is a class clown…

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Scheduling for Others

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from folks just like you. Here’s this week’s question: As a realtor, our schedules are often on the fly with last minute showings in a hot market, how accommodating should I be? I often change my plans…

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Dealing With a Micromanaging Boss

Hi everybody, I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. This week’s question: How do you interact with a controlling, micromanaging boss? QUIT. Just kidding. Don’t quit. Here’s how you interact with a controlling and micromanaging boss. First of all, ask if…

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Interviewing Techniques

Hi everybody, this is Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from folks just like you. Here’s this week’s question: How do you interview for an intellectually curious mind? Professional and personal growth generally requires a thirst for knowledge, and if you aren’t growing, you’re dying. How…

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Selfishness

Hi everybody, this is Mike Staver and this is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Very interesting question this week! Is being selfish really a bad thing? We had a recent question – is a bad habit really a bad habit if you enjoy it…

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