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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.
    Idea Doubt vs. Self Doubt
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 19, 2020 | 1 min read time

    The creative process, as defined by Wharton professor and organizational psychologist Adam Grant, has six steps. His 2016 TED Tal can be found at 

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    Following Through on Small Commitments
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 15, 2020 | 1 min read time

    In professional conversations, we sometimes say we’ll “check on that and get back to you.” It’s a graceful way of saying, “I don’t know the...

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    The Process of Hiring
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 12, 2020 | 2 min read time

    “Hiring is the most important people function you have, and most of us aren't as good at it as we think.” - Laszlo Bock, CEO & Co-founder at...

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    The Importance of Listening to Understand
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 9, 2020 | 1 min read time

    We too often begin formulating a response while another person is still talking. Especially when we disagree with what they’re saying.

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    We Choose How We Respond
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 8, 2020 | 1 min read time

    “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our...

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    How to Find Work-Life Harmony
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 6, 2020 | 1 min read time

    "This work-life harmony thing is what I try to teach young employees and actually senior executives at Amazon too […] I get asked about work-life...

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    Health, Wealth, and Time
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 5, 2020 | 1 min read time

      Here are three measures of wealth: health, money, and time.

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    When Being an Amateur is a Good Thing
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 4, 2020 | 0 min read time

      When we call someone amateur, we’re usually calling them incompetent. Inept.

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    The Power of a Phone Call
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 3, 2020 | 1 min read time

      Sometimes, just pick up the phone and call.

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    The Importance of Awareness
    By Ryan McCostlin on October 2, 2020 | 1 min read time

      In the Spring of 2005, David Foster Wallace delivered a commencement address at Kenyon College.

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