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    Social Skills You Need to Succeed at Work

    Social Skills

    Social skills are soft skills that you need in order to become successful in your career. Good news is that social skills can be learned and improve with practice. Thus, if you are not getting along well with people, having a lack of social skills can be the reason. However, people are everywhere and you …

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

    How to Overcome Spring Fatigue

    Spring means renewing yourself and getting ready for the summer. Therefore, you need to wake your body up and get into full speed. However, adapting to the change in mother nature is not always easy and can bring challenges with it. This is called spring fatigue and below you can find ways to overcome it.…

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

    5 Best Cities Around the World to Launch a Startup

    When it comes to starting up a new technology business, the first place that comes to mind is Silicon Valley which is located in San Francisco, CA, USA. However, the rise of living costs and real estate prices is giving entrepreneurs a hard time because they already have a limited budget. For this reason, entrepreneurs …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Personal Branding, Positioning, Success Strategies

    Are We Negotiating?

    Negotiate

    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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    Posted in Career Development, Reputation Management, Success Strategies

    Do’s and Don’ts of Asking For a Raise

    Everybody wants to get a fair paycheck for the accomplishments they have achieved. In the ideal scenario, your boss notices your achievements and gives you a raise. However, in the real world this is not really the case and you need to stand up for yourself and ask for a raise. Unfortunately, this is not …

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    Posted in Personal Branding, Positioning, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    4 Questions to Consider When Choosing the Right Mentor

    Choosing the Right Mentor

    A mentor can help you get ahead of your coworkers and increase your chances of getting promoted. However, you should be careful when choosing your mentor. Sometimes a person feels just right but in other cases, you need to make some evaluations before starting the relationship. Below are some questions that will help you choose …

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    Posted in Networking, People, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    3 Things Wannabe Writers Should Know About SEO

    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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    Posted in SEO

    Upskill Your Career with Educational Online Platforms

    Online Education

    Upskilling is for everyone. Whether you want to expand your skillset or change your career completely, you need to continue improving yourself and keep your skills up-to-date. Thanks to the internet, nowadays anyone can gain knowledge on any subject they wish. There are many great educational platforms for this. Below you can find 5 of …

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    Posted in Career Development, Education, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    5 Tips to Speed Up Your Writing Without Compromising Quality

    Writing

    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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    3 Simple Ways to Increase Empathy at Work

    Empathy

    If you want to move up the career ladder, it is not enough to have great technical abilities or know how. You need to have personal skills as well. Think about a manager who is great at technical details but cannot get along with his/her team, then how can this manager manage a project if …

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