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    Do You Really Need a Coach?

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    If you are in any type of transition regarding work or life, or you are considering a transition, then you may have thought about getting someone to coach you through the process. For example, you may be seeking a new direction for your future because it’s clear what you’ve been doing isn’t working any longer. …

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    Posted in Career Development, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    The Joy of a Checklist

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    Are you a list maker?

    Do you live by your lists?

    How many lists do you have going right now?

    If you are like most people you have at least two lists. One for work stuff and one for personal stuff. How often do these lists overlap?

    For most of recorded history there has been …

    Posted in Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    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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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Success Strategies

    David Grutman: Bartending in Aventura to the King of South Beach Nightlife

    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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    Posted in Articles, Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Corporate Branding, eBrand, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, events, Interview, management, Marketing, Media Branding, Networking, People, Personal Branding, Positioning, PR, Recruitment, Reputation Management, Skill Development, Social Media, Sound Branding, Success Story, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

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

    Successful Salary Renegotiation

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    Successful salary renegotiation is a complex, multistep process that takes time. Just like anything else, there is a right and wrong way to approach it. Employees who walk into their boss’ office and ask for more money leave the meeting empty-handed and afraid of losing their job.

    Roughly 70% of the job seekers whom I …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Success Strategies

    How long should you sit on your Kingdom?

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    After all your hard work.

    Isn’t it time to sit back and relax?

    It’s so compelling to think about it. It’s so alluring, but don’t go there … It’s a Trap!

    Today I was listening to Marc Benioff. Founder and CEO of Salesforce. The pioneer in the “No Software” movement. He was asked about some …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    What Millennials Seek, Desire in an Employer

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    I just read an interesting article online entitled, Stop Treating Millennial Employees Like Enigmas, written by Sara Roberts and Michael Papay and featured on Fastcompany.com.[1] As the title suggests, the article focuses on how businesses can best utilize the skills and talents of Millennials, generally defined as that 80-million-strong cohort born between 1977 and 2000, …

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    Posted in Career Development, Employer Branding, gen-y, Job Search, Misc, Personal Branding, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    7 Ways to Enhance Your Personal Brand’s Video Presence

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    Visual content has quickly become the center of attention in marketing, with micromedia often stealing the spotlight thanks to platforms such as Vine, Instagram and Pinterest. At this point, incorporating the same kind of media into your own content strategy is downright essential. This doesn’t just include images, however. Videos are just as important – …

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    Posted in guest post, Marketing, Social Media, Success Strategies

    Are You Stupid Talking?

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    Turns out you are what you talk about.

    If you fat shame yourself, then your brain lays down a new set of neural pathways to ensure you feel fat – even if you aren’t. Then, as you repeat your so-called problem to your friends or yourself, you develop even greater dissatisfaction with your body. The …

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