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    Track Your Progress Toward Your Bigger Goals

    Achieving life goals need persistency and being completely focused. A life goal can be finishing up your degree, thesis, getting a professional certification or similar. However, be careful about not mixing up your day-to-day goals with your bigger personal goals. Crossing off items from your daily to-do list is a great motivator and a source …

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    Work-Life Balance vs Work-Life Integration

    Everybody has heard the term work-life balance before but now there is a rising trend called work-life integration. What do you think is the difference between work-life balance and work-life integration? For those of you who do not know the answer, let’s look at what these terms actually mean and then, you can decide which …

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    3 Personalities Who Ruin Meetings

    In every office, there are types of people that make the meetings miserable. This week I combined the 3 most frequent types of personalities that ruin meetings, enjoy!

    Multi-Tasker: The multi-taskers bring their laptops and cell phones to the meeting and constantly keep working on their laptops and check their phones all the time. They…
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    How to Overcome Challenges at Work

    No matter how prepared or organized you are, obstacles will always come along your way and force you to get out of your comfort zone and do something to solve them. When you face a challenge, the first thing you need to do is to stop and take a deep breath so you can think …

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    (En)Counter Culture

    Whether you realize it or not, we are at a pivotal juncture in the marketing and advertising industry. This industry is one that is (and always has been) located at the point where information, entertainment, politics, technology, society & culture converge. The last four elements listed have become more prevalent since the turn of the …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, Marketing, Positioning, Skill Development, Workplace Success

    Phrases to Avoid at Work

    The choice of words is very important when you are expressing yourself. Especially at work, you need a maintain a positive and can-do attitude. Therefore, you need to be careful when you are conveying your message to your coworkers. Below you can find the phrases to avoid at work in order to prevent the negativity …

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    Working Without Vacation Drains Your Career

    Summer is already here and soon employees will start thinking about vacation. However, according to Glassdoor’s recent study, 54% of Americans only used half of their vacation days during the past 12 months. Only 23% of them used all of their vacation days. Employees do not want to use all of their vacation days because …

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    Sales Lessons Learned

    Selling anything to anyone is a very hard thing to do. Once you get out of your comfort zone and get used to sales, you learn a lot of life lessons. Below you can find 5 of them.

    It is the stories that sell: Products don’t sell by themselves. You need to back them up…
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    Use the World Cup to Inspire Your Company to a New Level of Success

    Until recently I wasn’t much of a fan of The World Cup (or soccer/futbol, in general for that matter).

    My sports affinity has been more with the North American based sports of baseball, hockey, and American football.

    Over the last decade that has started to change.

    Due to the influence of a very close business …

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    How to Make Innovations at Work?

    Everybody likes to come up with exciting ideas and want to turn them into real life projects. However, innovation is risky and there are factors beyond our control such as bureaucracy. Maybe, the bosses want to keep the company safe and will not be open to innovation as much as you want them to be. …

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