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    What Every Millennial Can Learn From LEGO

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    A decade ago LEGO was losing $1M a day.

    A lot has changed.

    Now they are cranking out a 24% profit margin.

    Fun Facts:

    105,000 LEGO pieces are made every minute There are at least 80 LEGO pieces for every human on the planet Lego generates 60% of it’s business in December

    What Changed?

    In the early …

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    Entertainment And Good People with Brad Haugen, CMO SB Projects

    Last week I sat down with Brad Haugen, CMO of SB Projects, in their Los Angeles office to talk about entertainment and marketing. SB Projects is the management firm associated with Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, and the new tv show Scorpion. In the interview we cover topics such as mentorship, creativity, good people, and authenticity.…

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    Posted in Articles, entrepreneurship, Interview, Marketing, People, Success Strategies

    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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    Posted in Career Development, Networking, Personal Branding, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Questions To Ask Before Starting Your Own Business

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    Everyone loves the idea of becoming their own boss but unfortunately, not everyone is suitable for becoming an entrepreneur. According to Bloomberg, 8 out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months. As you can see from the statistics, becoming an entrepreneur is not an easy path. Therefore, you should consider …

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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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    The #1 Relationship Problem That Stalls Your Career

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    All of us have experienced “relationship” problems. You might have a problem with your girlfriend or boyfriend, life partner, parent, sibling, business partner, best friend, roommate, boss, coworker or even a neighbor. Really, given the number of people in your life, especially when you add your FB fame or any other cyber group you’re in: …

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    Posted in Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Why You Should Focus On The Long Game

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    Every day things come at us from all directions.

    Every day we are faced with a decision: What to do?

    That decision can be made much easier when you are Focused on your Long Game.

    When you know where you are going you can make conscientious decisions that impact YOUR plans and YOUR goals. This …

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    Are You a Lame Career Seeker?

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    I spoke recently to a group of approximately 40 job seekers who were alumni of a well respected and nationally ranked major university. They interacted well, asked questions, and seemed genuinely interested in the topic. I volunteered my time free of charge and made several offers of help to this audience. That’s the good news.

    Now …

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    About Our Fight To Be Free of Fear

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    Be relentless. Be resilient. Be able to repair.

    Be ready to play hurt. Play tired. Play even with despair.

    Everything can change in one moment.

    Every thing passes. Every thing that is good and every thing that is bad does not last.

    What have we learned from the latest terror campaign acted out on Paris …

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    Is Recruiting Sales Employees From Your Competitors Sound HR?

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    With relative frequency, our recruiters come across organizations that believe it to be an advantageous strategy to recruit from their competition. This is understandable. On the surface, the strategy appears to carry merit. Employers assume that those who have experience in a field will need less ramp-up time, less handholding from management and will have …

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