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    You, Steve Carell, Will Ferrell, and Seth Rogen?

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    “We made up all our lines,” Seth Rogen remembered of Apatow’s 2005 flick, “The 40-Year-Old-Virgin.” A lot of the stuff was just us talking to each other and trying to make each other laugh, knowing that we had the freedom to say whatever we wanted. It looks very natural, because we honestly didn’t know what …

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    3 Ways To Focus Your Networking For Success

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    Having to run a business can take someone through the mufti-tasking Olympics on top of being an emotional roller coaster.  How do you stay on top of all the marketing you’re doing?

    I hope you’re measuring your marketing.

    Be it for yourself as a personal brand or for your small business which is often an …

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    A Simple LinkedIn Strategy For Career Change Success

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    Ten years ago during the infancy of LinkedIn, I created my profile and waited to see what happened. You can guess, right? Nothing happened!

    At some point I realized that the system wasn’t producing any useful results for me. I was at a crossroads and had to make a decision. Should I give up and …

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    Create A Simple Social Media Strategy In Fifteen Minutes

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    It’s a New Year and a new you! Or, at least, that’s what most of us are in the habit of saying. We create resolutions and set goals and are determined to follow through. However, somewhere around February 1, the new shine of the year wears off and, for most people, the commitment to achieving …

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    2 Ways to Get to Know Who You Know

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    Ready to take your networking to the next level of success?

    There are two practices that are the cornerstone to success in getting to know who you know:

    Use social media to earn a face to face meeting Thank them and follow-up Use social media to deepen the connection

    Use online and offline networking in …

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    Job Search: How to Reach Anyone You Want

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    “The quality of your life is the quality of your communication.” Tony Robbins

    What would you consider the most important factor for success when seeking a new job? A great resume? Relevant qualifications that match the job description? An MBA or other educational achievements?

    Actually, the most important factor for job search success and your overall career …

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    Success at Networking: Look Behind to Get Ahead

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    2015 is here and I’m sure you’ve read your share of “how to make 2015 more successful”.

    In fact, chances are you’re wondering if that’s all everyone’s writing about this time of year.

    And, you’re right. It is.

    My hope is that over the next 52 weeks that I’ll share some solid tips that will …

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    New Year, New Career

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    Each new year offers a time to reflect on the past year and set goals for the new one. And this year is no exception. With the economy continuing to improve, more people are likely to seek career improvement in 2015.

    As I reflected back on clients who were successful in making career improvements in 2014, a …

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    Communication Practices for Successful Networking in 2015

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    Communication is something that we do every day. Communication is easy but doing it effectively is another thing. Great communication skills are essential in your personal and professional life, by helping you better understand a person, build trust and respect, and establish an avenue where creative ideas can flourish and problems can be solved. If …

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    Job Search During Holidays

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    Many job seekers stop job hunting during holidays. But no, you should never stop searching for a job even if it is the holiday season. You may feel like no one is hiring during the holidays. However, you are missing out one point. Companies don’t stop recruiting and in fact they hire more people in …

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