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    Ryan McCostlin

    Ryan leads finance and people operations at Bernard Health. Ryan also hosts BerniePortal's podcast and Youtube series HR Party of One, where he covers HR issues that matter.
    How Small Steps Can Build Lives
    By Ryan McCostlin on December 3, 2020 | 0 min read time

    When we’re thinking about our future, we tend to focus on the big decisions. Big steps. A career. A city. A spouse.

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    Following Our Own Rules
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 27, 2020 | 1 min read time

    John Wooden was the head basketball coach at UCLA from 1948-1975 and he had lots of rules.

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    What is Unconscious Competency?
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 23, 2020 | 1 min read time

    Driving a car is complicated. Pedals and blinkers and mirrors and merging and blind spots. But when we drive to the grocery store, we hardly think...

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    Quality Time vs. Quantity Time
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 19, 2020 | 1 min read time

    At work, the quality of our time matters.

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    How to Really Check In
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 16, 2020 | 0 min read time

    People who are good at maintaining relationships regularly check in. An email. A text. Holiday cards. Maybe some years we get a phone call on our...

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    Creating Work that Endures
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 12, 2020 | 2 min read time

    We just might create something that endures—and survives us—without ever knowing.

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    Thinking for Ourselves
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 9, 2020 | 0 min read time

    “Only dead fish go with the flow.” -Andy Hunt, American software developer, and co-author of The Pragmatic Programmer

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    We Are Not Our Jobs
    By Ryan McCostlin on November 2, 2020 | 0 min read time

    “You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet.” - Fight Club  (1999)

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    Is Your Inbox Driving Your Work?
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 23, 2020 | 0 min read time

          An email is an interruption. Sometimes a welcome interruption. But always an interruption.

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    Tackling the Problem, Not the Person
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 22, 2020 | 0 min read time

      Sometimes people mess up at work.

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