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    The Discomfort Zone: An Interview with Dr. Marcia Reynolds

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    Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Marcia Reynolds, author of the new book, The Discomfort Zone: How Leaders Turn Difficult Conversations Into Breakthroughs (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, October 2014). Dr. Reynolds works with clients around the world who seek to develop effective leaders, and understands organizational cultures, what blocks communication and innovation, and what is needed …

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    Posted in authors corner, Career Development, Career Resources, Interview, Marketing, Media Branding, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Fear Your High School Reunion!

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    Last Saturday night I was the “plus one” at a high school reunion, where people were frankly in shock. It had been 30 years – 30 years! – since they’d all been together at Lakeland Regional High in Wanaque, New Jersey.

    How will you account for three decades that start the moment you begin life, …

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    7 Social Platforms to Help Cement Your Personal Brand

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    Name one digital platform you expect all your key hires to have a presence on and explain why.

    The following answers are provided by members of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs …

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    Learning to Dance: An Interview with Ben Weston

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    Recently, I had the privilege of speaking to Ben Weston, a professional dance and confidence coach for men. Ben has an interesting story, going from someone terrified of dancing to an authority on the artform. We discussed his history, how dance has helped give him more confidence, and the impact dance can have on anyone’s life.…

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    3 Powerful Habits To Supercharge Your Career

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    Great, you found a career that you love. Now what?

    If you’re like most ambitious people, you realize that even after you work for years to accomplish something, the road to mastery is still long and winding. Especially when it comes to mastery in your career.

    So how do you continue to overcome the inevitable …

    Posted in entrepreneurship, gen-y, guest post, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Job

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    Sometimes things don’t go according to the plan. You may feel that you have nailed the interview but in the end, learn that you didn’t get the job. There may be a lot of reasons why you didn’t get the job and got passed up for someone else. It is always recommended to ask the …

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    Lead Positive: An Interview with Dr. Kathryn Cramer

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    Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Kathryn D. Cramer, a licensed psychologist, executive consultant, and author of the book Change the Way You See Everything, which was a New York Times bestseller and landed her two spots on The Oprah Winfrey Show. In her latest book Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, …

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    Improv Everywhere: An Interview with Charlie Todd

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    Recently, I had the privilege of connecting with Charlie Todd, a well-known New York-based improviser and member of the Upright Citizen’s Brigade theater. In 2001, Charlie founded the prank collective Improv Everywhere, a group that “causes scenes of chaos and joy in public places.” Since that time, the group has executed over 100 projects involving …

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    Sustainable Fashion: An Interview with the Founders of Zady

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    Maxine Bédat and Soraya Darabi are the co-founders of Zady, a sustainable e-commerce fashion site that’s leading the “slow fashion” movement. Garnering praise from Lucky Magazine, Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company, Zady has grown rapidly since it launched in August of last year, encouraging people to leave the fast fashion mentality behind and take …

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    Shrinkage: An Interview with Bryan Bishop

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    Recently I had the pleasure of speaking with Bryan Bishop. Bryan, or “Bald Bryan” as he is known to listeners of The Adam Carolla Show, is a podcast co-host, writer, husband, and survivor. Bryan’s first book Shrinkage: Manhood, Marriage, and the Tumor That Tried to Kill Me is an honest, and genuine look into his …

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