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    7 Best Tips for Your Elevator Pitch

    Imagine you go to a job search networking meeting for the first time, and the leader at one point informs the audience that everybody will have a chance to stand in front of the group and present an elevator pitch. I vividly remember such a scenario more than 10 years ago at a meeting with …

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    How to Narrow in On Your Brand Message

    Branding yourself with authority will do more than authenticate your image. In fact, it could turn your entire business around. If done correctly, you can position yourself above your peers and become a well known influencer within your niche. What’s the one thing you must always remember? People want to buy from and work with …

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    Is it Fun to be Your Brand Advocate?

    Much of the time we talk about ways to be connected, referred, recommended and advocated for.  From logistics, strategy and tactics, there are many valuable tips and posts!  Yet, there’s a basic question that we often fail to address and that is – am I fun to advocate for?

    When someone speaks positively on your …

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    11 Tools That’ll Shave Hours off Your Branding Efforts

    What’s one great tool you use to assist in streamlining your branding efforts (e.g. social media scheduling platforms, reputation management tools, etc.)?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free …

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    How to Build Your Brand When You Hate Attention

    How can I build my personal brand if I don’t like being in the limelight?

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of …

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    Improve Your Job Interview — Five Tips

    I remember going for job interviews and how scared I was. Isn’t everybody? But it can be minimized significantly once you get yourself prepared. Here are a few tips.

    Learn about the company

    By spending time to learn about the company, you’ll gain self-confidence. Spending a few minutes on the company’s Web site is just …

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    Overhaul Your About Me with These 5 Tips

    Not everyone gets overjoyed at the thought of rewriting their About Me. But, if you maintain any sort of digital presence, it’s a necessary evil. Give your professional bio a makeover with these five tips.

    1. Show off your personality.

    Don’t be too stiff or serious (unless that’s how you are in real life.) Use …

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    How to Get THAT Boss to Listen to Your Ideas

    Whatever you do, at whatever level, we all want to have an impact.

    Some of us have minds that are constantly thinking of new ideas, while others will stumble on that golden solution less frequently. Either way, getting these ideas out there can be a great way to further your career, really contribute, and take …

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    Why We All Need to Start Taking our Lunch Breaks

    Whether you’re a compulsive snacker, a lunch at your desker, or an I’ve not even got the time to eater, we all need to start taking more lunch breaks.

    In the UK alone, only 29% of employees get a full hour lunch break. Two thirds say they can’t even take 20 minutes.

    So why do …

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    5 Soft Skills Everyone Needs to Work On

    What do all the most successful people tend to have in common? It’s a question that is seen as holding the answer to getting ahead in your professional life. If it works for them, it’ll work for me!

    Of course experience counts, and in certain, increasingly complex industries, relevant hard skills often hold the key.…

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