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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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    Build Influence On High

    We may learn much from today’s political scene. Newscasters and folks on Twitter are now tallying “Pinocchio” statements for those in the news. That is, counting the lies that spew forth is now in full force in addition to becoming a game. In the business world, no one lasts long when lies are detected.

    Trust …

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    Posted in Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    The UBI In Your Future

    There’s been a lot of talk about robots taking jobs and recently I saw something implying that people may be dying prematurely because of the perception of not enough work.

    While the robots taking jobs is definitely happening (and it’s not all a bad thing). I’m not sure there is enough data for the second …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    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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    Are You Ready to Embrace Objections?

    Objections are your friend, embrace them with all your heart!

    The opening line may seem a bit peculiar. However, there is truth to those words. Objections are the elements of the conversation that reveal the truth.

    Consider this, how often on job interviews or sales meetings do you walk away to feel as if all …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Why Big Data is Important for Businesses

    First, let’s start with the definition of big data. Big data means large sets of structured and unstructured data. It is so large and complex that regular data processing techniques do not work in dealing with this type of data sets. Generally, in the industry, the 3V model is used to describe big data. These …

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    Posted in Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Do You Seriously Qualify Opportunities?

    We have all seen experiences with others ‘go south.’ Sometimes an intuitive thought will tell us not to proceed, but we ignore it. After the fact, we regret having moved forward.

    On occasion, it is simply the technology that fouls up the project. But other times, we do not appreciate the way in which others …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Why Design and Decor Matters in the Workplace

    Office décor and design can have a big impact on your business because it affects employees’ morale, productivity and health. Therefore, office should be a place where all employees feel comfortable and want to come for work. With small and simple changes, you can make big differences in the design of your office and create …

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    Posted in Corporate Branding, Personal Branding, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    5 Famous Productivity Mantras That Will Ruin Your Career

    For many of us, business and busyness go hand-in-hand. Modern workers are constantly bemoaning the conundrum of having to get ever-more done in ever-less time. In this atmosphere, it is hardly surprising that legions of productivity-boosting hints & tips have proliferated. Each latest incarnation promises us a sure-fire route to To-Do List Zero, if we …

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    Objections Lead to Success

    Upon hearing, ‘that’s not what we’re looking for’ most people stop in their tracks. They don’t know how to respond in meetings. Consequently, these folks leave the room as quickly as possible. All hope for a beneficial outcome disappears, but this could be turned around with the right conversational strategy.

    Objections are another type of …

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