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    Why Hard Workers Need Quality Sleep

    Many consider sleep as another obligation to fulfill in the everyday routine. If that mindset continues, you may influence your quality of sleep at night. If you dread sleep, the experience won’t be a pleasant one.

    Gaining quality sleep is vital for hard workers to do their best every day, and clocking in seven to …

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    Posted in Misc, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    5 Steps to Building a January You’ve Always Dreamed Of

    New year, new you. At least that’s what everyone’s saying. You jot down a bunch of resolutions. You close the year out with wonderful intentions. But, by the time January 15th hits, everything still looks the same. You look around, and nothing’s changed since December. Of course, this sends your mood off into a negative …

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    Posted in Misc, Skill Development, Success Strategies

    5 Questions to Ask Before You Launch Your Info Product

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    Although there’s still value in education via hard copy, tons of digital nomads are on the hunt for quick answers. There’s an opportunity to capitalize on this trend, by using the sale of information products. The following questions will help you triple check your product creation, and profit from this opportunity.

    Does this product accurately …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Marketing, Misc, Positioning

    What Millennials Seek, Desire in an Employer

    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

    VA Secretary ‘Scandal’ ‘Tempest in a Teapot’

    I’m clearly on record as being a strong advocate for always telling the truth on one’s résumé, as well as when making any other statements or claims about one’s work history. (See Go Ask Brian: ‘Fudging’ Résumé Risky.) But in my opinion, the latest “scandal” involving VA Secretary Robert McDonald merely rises to the level …

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    Posted in Articles, events, Misc, news, People, PR

    Writing Tools, Part 2 – Living With An iPad

    In less than a month, my Apple iPad has become an everyday writing tool, significantly increasing my efficiency and effectiveness.

    In Part 1, last week, I described some of the specific ways I use my iPad for writing and marketing.

    This week, I’d like to describe my reactions to the iPad as a newcomer to …

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    Posted in authors corner, guest post, Misc, Success Strategies

    The Good (and Bad) of Winning an Inc 500 Award

    This year’s list of fastest-growing companies in the U.S. as ranked by Inc magazine was released this week.  Entrepreneurs everywhere are salivating over the successful men and women who’ve led their companies to a spot on this prestigious list in 2011.

    First off, congrats to those individuals and their companies.  It’s a sure sign of …

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    Posted in Misc, Networking, Sound Branding, Success Story

    Personal Branding Interview: Steven Levy

    Today, I spoke to Steven Levy, who is the author of In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives. He is a senior writer at Wired, and was formerly senior editor and chief technology correspondent for Newsweek. In this interview, Steven reveals some secrets from one of the most prize companies in …

    Posted in Book Reviews, Interview, Misc, People, Personal Branding

    Disagree With Personal Branding? Read This!

    I took a week vacation, where I was barely online (it costs 59 cents per minute to use the cruise ship internet service) and I thought really hard about all the criticism that personal branding has received in 2009.  I’ve heard rants from people who think personal branding is selfish and others from people who …

    Posted in Marketing, Misc, Personal Branding

    Road to Me 2.0: The Book’s Introduction Revealed

    This is the complete introduction for my new book, Me 2.0: Build a Powerful Brand to Achieve Career Success (Kaplan, April 7). Me 2.0 is already available for purchase and will hit book stores on March 31st, but my promotional plan is still targetting April 7th.  The book, as well as myself, was recently cited …

    Posted in Me 2.0, Misc, Personal Branding
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