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    Do You Honestly Convey Limits Upfront?

    Team Work

    Reputation management and personal brand development begin with good first impressions. But an overlooked fact is that most try so hard to please, they are not honest about what they can and cannot do. The improved approach is to convey limits upfront in terms of capabilities. The scope may refer to both time allotment and …

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    Take A Timeout to Rethink Strategy

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    Small children are given a time-out to rethink what they just did, and athletes take a time-out to regroup and restrategize. The rest of us can also benefit by rethinking what is currently in play.

    Make it a habit to frequently leave the computer behind and to take the time to exercise or enjoy nature …

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    OMG I just made a HUGE error

    Talent

    What do you do when you make a huge mistake at work?

    Well, just like in your personal life, there are a few tips and tricks and best practices for dealing with errors. But, it really comes down to one thing.

    Some errors are simple:

    Calling somebody by the wrong name in front of others.…
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    Opinions Matter and Are to Be Welcomed

    We have all been a party to sensitive discussions both personal and in the corporate environment. We know that if we do say what’s on our mind, the other person will take offense. So, although we have the urge to blurt out our opinions we tend to hold back. Most of us are taught that …

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    How to Remain Steady and Move Forward

    Most people new to business are unaware of the steps to keep business and career on track. Adding to the problem is a complete lack of understanding as to the importance of the steps listed below as they apply to achieving success.

    Standing still in business or a job, as people remain in their comfort …

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    Posted in Career Development, Success Strategies

    Biggest Social Media Mistakes that Can Get You Fired

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    There are many benefits of using social media such as connecting with friends and family who live far away or following the news and latest trends. However, if you misuse it, it can get you in trouble and destroy your whole career.

    Making an Offensive Comment: Never post something racist, sexist or offensive. Remember, in…
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    Posted in Media Branding, Personal Branding, Social Media, Workplace Success

    Ask One Question to Help You Set Your Priorities

    Time Management

    Warning: This will come across as harsh.

    Being that this is the graduation season this might be the most critical nugget you (or someone you know) needs to put their career on the right path. By asking The One Question you may be able to set your career on the perfect trajectory. But, at what …

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    3 Drivers Supercharge Success

    It’s a known fact that most businesses fade away within the first year. Reasons vary from not realizing upfront that being in business feels overwhelming and includes negative self-talk along with negative feedback from others. Overall, it is an ordeal to cope with the hassle of being in business.

    On the other hand, employment is …

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    The Pipeline Model Experience

    Sales Pipeline

    The sales pipeline model dictates that not everything works out as we hope. Some people can manage where they are, while others seek out a new direction. Remaining in place or moving to the next opportunity does not necessarily indicate that one path is better than the other. However, it is the attitude toward the …

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    Do Personality Tests Lead to Better Hiring Decisions?

    Personality

    It’s not a new phenomenon. Psychological tests have been used in employee selection processes since World War I.

    Determining how to reduce turnover, increase productivity and more accurately predict employee performance has been and remains a goal of nearly every organization.

    Due to its importance, predicting the future success of an applicant is a difficult, …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, Job Search, Success Strategies, Workplace Success
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