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    Things we Learned From the Circus

    The Greatest Show on Earth!

    Just Closed Forever!

    Last week the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closed down for good.

    This circus was older than baseball, it was older than most things you may know of and hold near and dear to your heart.

    The end of the circus is a bit sad, …

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    The Pipeline Model Experience

    The sales pipeline model dictates that not everything works out as we hope. Some people can manage where they are, while others seek out a new direction. Remaining in place or moving to the next opportunity does not necessarily indicate that one path is better than the other. However, it is the attitude toward the …

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    The Gig Economy and The Rise of the Uber-Specialists

    Does the gig economy encourage the rise of the Uber Specialist?

    Where Uber Specialist means a person with deep and specific skills.

    Note: This has NOTHING to do with the car service.

    Effectively this is the market and model for independent consultants since the dawn of time. Where someone has a unique skill that people …

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    Great Things can Happen When You Realize This

    When you realize that you are …

    Just an hour of someone’s day.

    This might seem harsh. And, in a lot of senses it is.

    But, the fact is … as you are scheduling your 24 hours of your day you should be cognizant and respectful that you are just an hour in someone else’s …

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    Strategic Insight Into Acing a Sales Interview

    Running a recruitment company, I’m often asked by business development professionals as to my thoughts on interviewing for a sales, sales management or account management job.

    Frequently, I get three of the same inquiries and feel that it would be helpful to address these points and provide some crucial insight into how to approach the …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Interview, Job Search

    Two Keys Unlock Future Success

    When our communication reflects that our intuitive thought and beliefs are in alignment, we come across as genuine and heartfelt. Underlying all of this are our values and priorities making them the two keys to unlock future success.

    Others need to see that we are looking out for everyone’s well-being including your own. Otherwise, a …

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    Why You Want a Low Bus Coefficient

    The fastest way to get a promotion is to have a Low Bus Coefficient.

    Of course, there are other less seemly and perhaps unethical ways to get promotions. But, for most people in the modern work world the fastest way to get promotions is to share what you know.

    “The intuitive mind is a sacred …

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    Love Your Job? Put an Exit Plan in Place.

    When you hate your job, you often think about leaving it. But when you are happy with your work putting an exit plan into place seems somewhat bizarre. Nevertheless, smart employees should always be prepared to quit their job tomorrow.

    The reason is that the future is always unknowable. Just because your job satisfaction is …

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    3 Ways Being a Bookworm Translates to Career Success

    Reading may have traditionally been seen as one of life’s great pleasures, but in the age of smartphones, game consoles and Netflix, amusing oneself with blocks of unmoving text has become increasingly unappealing. Amongst American adults, 1 in 4 read no books at all.

    But books are important. They fire our imagination and immerse us …

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    Mind the Gap from FOMO to Overflow

    One of the more popular buzz words of the last couple of years has been FOMO. It’s kind of run it’s course, but there is still a lingering effect of FOMO in some areas.

    In case you missed it (pun intended) … FOMO is the Fear Of Missing Out

    It’s that manic state where you …

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