In this 8020Info Water Cooler we consider ways to benefit from disagreements, give references, nurture client referrals, organize your summer reading, prepare as a first-time manager, and design strategies better than “best practices”. Enjoy!

Ways to Gain from Disagreement
How to Give a Reference
Four Categories for Your Summer Reading
How to Attract More Referrals
The List: Tips for First-Time Managers
A Strategy Better than Best Practice
Reading: Generation Why
Reading: Ego is the Enemy

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In this 8020Info Water Cooler we look at finding inspiration for the coming year, using a down-and-up “W” framework for planning, language to use when agreeing to disagree, conversations about personal or career development, 10 tips on the future, and our annual year-end shout-out to clients and community. Enjoy!

Choose Your Inspiration for 2023
Using a “W” Framework to Plan
Find Language to Make Disagreement Productive
Three Conversational Tactics for PD Discussions
10 Tips on the Future
Reading: Deliberate Calm
Reading: The 48 Laws of Power
Our 2022 Year-End Shout-Out

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