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    When to Say You’re Not Doing Your Best Work

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    Very few people genuinely don’t want to take pride in what they do.

    Yet we all know someone (it might be you) who isn’t putting their best in. Whether it’s time pressure from your boss that causes you to focus on quantity over quality, or a project that is causing you nothing but problems, everyone …

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    How Many LinkedIn Connections One Needs?

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    I’m a huge proponent of increasing the number of connections on LinkedIn. I voice that strong opinion every time I make a public presentation on a relevant subject or speak with anyone looking for advice on finding a job. At times, I find opponents to the concept, but mostly only up until I give them …

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    How to Answer ‘Tell me a Time That you Made a Mistake?’

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    If you’ve ever been to an interview, then you’ll know how difficult it can be to tell a hiring manager about a time you made a mistake, and that’s exactly why so many of them will ask it. It takes you outside of the environment that focuses on presenting yourself in the best possible light …

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    9 Reasons Why Being a Workaholic is Bad For Your Career

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    Being first in and last out is a good thing right? It gets you noticed and gives you the time to really push forward in your career as well as being identified as a hard worker.

    As it turns out, being a workaholic may be harming your career more than you think. Being a workaholic …

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    Make Meetings Matter: An Interview with Paul Axtell

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    What is the most dreaded part of your work day? For many, it’s the seemingly endless stream of meetings to talk about other meetings that we have to set up. In the workplace, often times nothing gets done as a result of this bottleneck, which can stall progress for an organization and a career. Fortunately, …

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    David Grutman: Bartending in Aventura to the King of South Beach Nightlife

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    Last week I got the opportunity to chat with David Grutman, one of the founding partners of Miami Marketing Group; the company behind the top Miami nightclubs LIV, STORY, and LIV Sun Life Stadium. Over the course of this interview we will get insight into moving up the ranks of South Beach nightlife, relationship management, …

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    Posted in Articles, Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Corporate Branding, eBrand, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, events, Interview, management, Marketing, Media Branding, Networking, People, Personal Branding, Positioning, PR, Success Story, Success Strategies

    VA Secretary ‘Scandal’ ‘Tempest in a Teapot’

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    I’m clearly on record as being a strong advocate for always telling the truth on one’s résumé, as well as when making any other statements or claims about one’s work history. (See Go Ask Brian: ‘Fudging’ Résumé Risky.) But in my opinion, the latest “scandal” involving VA Secretary Robert McDonald merely rises to the level …

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    Genuine Friendships and Integrity in Nightlife with Jesse Waits

    I recently had the opportunity to chat with Jesse Waits, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of XS and Tryst. Waits led XS to repeat appearances as the number one club on Nightclub & Bar’s Top 100 list in 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In the interview we cover topics such as relationship management, ethics, and event …

    Posted in Articles, Career Development, entrepreneurship, Interview, management, Marketing, Networking, People, Personal Branding, PR, Reputation Management, Skill Development, Social Media, Success Story, Success Strategies

    An Interview with Casting Director Rachel Reiss of Liz Lewis Casting Partners

    I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Casting Director Rachel Reiss of Liz Lewis Casting Partners. Rachel has been with the company for five years, and discusses the ins and outs of being a successful Casting Director in New York City.

    Christian Roberts: How long have you been a CD at Liz Lewis …

    Posted in Articles, Interview, Networking, People, tv, Video

    An Interview with Vincent Moore of the UCB NY Theater

    I recently had the privilege to sit down with UCB NY performer Vincent Moore. Vincent is a performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater who currently performs on the Harold Team “Higgins”. You can see them perform Tuesday nights at the theater’s Chelsea location in Manhattan.

    Christian Roberts: How long have you been a performer …

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