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    Dorie Clark: How To Become A Thought Leader In Any Industry

    I recently spoke to my good friend Dorie Clark as she released her new book, Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It. Clark is a marketing and strategy consultant and frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Entrepreneur, and Forbes. She consults and speaks to a diverse range of clients, …

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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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    Interviewing Strategies That Convert to Job Offers

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    Regardless of level, education, field, industry, experience or age, the overwhelming majority of American job seekers are apprehensive about interviewing. It’s part of a human being’s DNA to want acceptance from others.

    Nobody likes to be rejected or judged, though it’s a necessary part of interviewing. However, the ones that dislike it the most use …

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    Which ‘Self’ Should You be in a Job Interview?

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    You’ve probably run across articles or blogs that advise job hunters to “just be yourself” to succeed in a job interview. Ostensibly, this would seem to be rather sound advice. After all, no one enjoys dealing with a phony or someone who comes across as disingenuous. Still, I’ve always had problems with such advice, primarily …

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    How to Salvage a Bad Interview

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    With job interviews, even countless hours of preparation can lead to some iffy moments when the interview takes place. It’s impossible to fully prepare for interview unless you hold a crystal ball that predicts the future. There will often be questions or statements said that can catch one off guard, as not all job interviews …

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    Things Interviewers Hate the Most

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    Job interviews are your chance to explain your professional background plus your skills and impress the interviewer to get the job. Therefore, it is important to go there prepared and know what you should do and should not do. Some behaviors can hurt you and may prevent you getting the offer which you are looking …

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    Effective Interview Preparation

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    While preparing for an interview, it’s imperative to know what will and won’t persuade a recruiter or hiring manager. Attempting to convince an employer that you are competent by outright stating, “I am competent,” will have the opposite of the desired effect.

    Hiring managers are most easily persuaded when they think an idea is theirs. …

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    Can You Tell These 10 Stories?

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    Often times in a meeting with a prospective client or employer, you want to tell a success story. You want to speak about something that you have accomplished. You want to have it directly connect to their issues, products, services, or something they can relate to.

    What if you don’t have anything?

    What if you …

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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 …

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    Go Ask Brian: ‘Fudged’ Resume Risky

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    While we all tend to sometimes “exaggerate” some of our experiences and accomplishments, one place to strictly avoid this tendency is in your résumé. Exaggerating or even stretching the truth can potentially have career-ending/altering consequences. Just go ask Brian Williams, the erstwhile NBC news anchor who recently admitted publicly that he took some, shall we …

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