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    Improve Conversions from Your Brand’s Website Home Page

    Your personal brand’s website’s home page is the main hub to attract interested prospects. Your visitors should know that you are both ready and able to answer their questions and solve their problems in addition to what you have to offer in your products or services.

    So how exactly does a personal brand attract the …

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    4 Keys to Successful Teamwork

    Effective teamwork is the number one rule of an organization’s success. It has many benefits such as increased productivity, improved work quality, increased employee morale and etc.  Putting together a great team may seem like a simple task. Hire the best individuals and there you go! Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that in the real …

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    Posted in management, People, Personal Branding, Workplace Success

    The Four Principles of Acing an Interview

    First, remember that an interview is a work-related competition. The same competition onstage for the theater is called audition. People compete throughout their lifetimes. They compete for resources, such as money, time, awards, rewards, and honor. So let’s focus on the interview competition, in which several preselected candidates compete for only one job opening. The …

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    Your Manager is Not Your Friend

    It is ok to have a friendly relationship with coworkers. Actually, this makes the work day much more enjoyable. However, becoming friends with direct reports is a little trickier. As the boundaries are getting blurrier in corporate America and the workplaces are shifting to a more casual environment, especially young employees are having difficulty in …

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    Posted in People, Personal Branding, Skill Development, Workplace Success

    Modeling Alex Cora’s Approach to Create Your Championship Company Culture

    You would think that creating a championship culture is easy with athletes making multi-millions of dollars each season.

    But, in my experience, it is just as hard creating a championship culture in that environment as it is creating it in your company.

    Baseball managers have to deal with players that show up with attitudes, behaviors …

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    Posted in Success Strategies

    Are you Talking Past Each Other?

    Too often these days we end up talking past each other.

    When the other person is talking to often we are thinking about what we want to say next or what we missed saying the last time we had our opportunity to talk.

    That is a classic case of talking past each other.

    What can …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding

    Teamwork Never Fails – Stop Blaming Teamwork at Your Small Business

    Five years ago facilitating a client’s leadership retreat I asked a simple question… “What is teamwork?” Of the 12 leaders in the organization, a small regional credit union, we heard the traditional answers and one that stood out. The one that stood out was:   “Teamwork is a series of individual interdependent successful efforts.” That definition…
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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Technology and Ethics In the Workplace

    There are many positives of technology in the workplace and it definitely changed the way that we work. However, there are down sides of it too. Some employers violate basic human rights of their employees and are being unethical due to too much technology. There are many lawsuits on privacy rights and ethical behavior in …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, People, Social Media, Workplace Success

    3 Things Wannabe Writers Should Know About SEO

    As a wannabe writer or blogger, you may have heard the term “SEO” be bandied about without really knowing what it means.

    SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization – essentially, making search engines display your web page high up on their rankings. Google (we could talk about other search engines, but let’s be honest, how …

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    5 Tips to Speed Up Your Writing Without Compromising Quality

    All good writers know that quality is an essential component of success. Without fresh ideas, engaging content and grammatical rigor, nobody is going to want to read, share or publish your content.

    Most bloggers and content writers also understand the merits of maximizing quantity. The more guest posts you can produce, the wider your exposure …

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