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    How to Give Negative Feedback to a Coworker

    Unfortunately, managers do not always give positive feedback and sometimes they need to deliver negative feedback as well in order to keep all of the employees on track and help them reach their full potential. Although giving negative feedback is not an easy task, you may ease the process by following the below tips.

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    5 Ways to Scale and Grow a Business

    You took the first step and founded your business. Then, you were able to acquire some customers. However, do you know what you need to do in order to grow your business and be the market leader? The answer is simple. You have to have a scalable business model. Read below to find out ways …

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    Corporate Cultural Responsibility

    The pillars on which you build the foundation of your brand are truly important. Another essential consideration regarding that fact is some pillars are more complex than others. Culture is one of those sophisticated systems of support successful businesses employs to remain sustainable. As a result, here is another aspect of business culture that can …

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    Posted in Brand Yourself As, Career Development, Corporate Branding, Education, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, Marketing, Me 2.0, Positioning, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Use Weekends to Catch Up, Get Ahead, or Re-Charge

    Which suits you the best?

    Do you use weekends as a chance to catch up, get ahead, or re-charge?

    There is no wrong answer. However if you consistently find yourself playing catch-up you may want to reevaluate your ability to say no.

    Knowing when and how to say no can allow you to focus on …

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    Reputation Is a Currency

    In the gig economy your reputation precedes you.

    As automation begins to make some jobs more scarce others will crop up to serve the gig economy.

    Your ability to stand out and differentiate yourself from others may come down to one thing… Your reputation.

    Reputation is a Currency

    The fact is… Reputation has always been …

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    Everything You Need to Know About Business Travel Expenses

    Taking your business ventures on the road requires a lot of planning, but it also might mean you have to brush up on your workplace etiquette. This is especially true if you’re responsible for keeping track of and turning in an expense report at the end of your journey — you’ll want to do it …

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    Putting the 80-20 Rule to Work

    If you have ever painted a room or a house you know it’s all about the preparation.

    You’ll know a majority of the work is in the preparation.

    The actual “work” takes only a fraction of the time.

    This is the same for taking tests or doing projects at work.

    This is The Pareto Principle …

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    Are We Negotiating?

    The simple answer is yes.

    The slightly more complex answer is always.

    As noted in this post I wrote about Microsoft’s Kati Quigley and her thoughts on Everyday Negotiation it is not necessary to be a natural born negotiator.

    Some people are born this way. If you happen to be one of them … congratulations. …

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    When to Use The 2 Minute Rule

    When you are in a heated discussion there is a tried and true technique to help get things back on track.

    It’s called The Two Minute Rule.

    I heard about this in Ray Dalio’s seminal book Principles. If you haven’t heard of Ray Dalio that’s OK. But, you should know he built a $160 billion …

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    Work The Problem

    In the movie and the book “The Martian“ the main character Mark Watney has a running monologue with himself where he says a lot of things to help us, the reader and viewer, to be able to follow along. He talks about being a Space Pirate and flying like Ironman and that space does not …

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