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    The Funniest Linkedin Profile I’ve Ever Read

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    I’m always amazed at some of the stuff that people post on the web. If you are in the mood for a good laugh read this guy’s funny Linkedin profile. It is far and away the funniest profile I’ve ever read on any social network. Period.

    While this is incredibly funny, it’s more an …

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    How Can Lawsuits Hurt A Personal Brand?

    Lawsuits Hurt Personal Brand

    The king of Epirus waged warfare against the Roman Empire at Asculum in Apulia in the year 279 B.C. Somewhat surprisingly, the king’s forces prevailed against the awesome might of Rome but suffered such grievous losses that victory still looked a lot like defeat. That king’s name was Pyrrhus, and it’s from his name that …

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    5 Creative Communities That Can Help You Level Up Your Skills

    Fertilizer is to plants what community is to creative professionals. With enough time, water, and sunlight, they grow themselves. But sprinkle on some peer feedback and support, and they grow faster and bigger than ever. Not long ago, finding that community was no easy task. To spot one that specialized in your medium, you had …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources

    Use Microblogging to Promote Your Personal Brand

    Microblogging

    Bite-sized content or microblogging is becoming more popular with online audiences on both mobile and computer devices. Creating unique and eye-catching images opens the door for converting leads into sales and growing your social networks with organic methods.

    Which platforms work the best for microblogging posts? After conducting the right target market research to learn …

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    Do You Embrace Change?

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    It was astonishing to learn that a previously successful speaker could not easily transition to the newer way of doing business. Ironically, the newer way includes being social online, and we all know that is no longer new. You can guess he is rapidly moving backward and doesn’t know what to do.

    “Recognizing a problem …

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    Posted in Career Development, entrepreneurship

    Develop Leadership Capability by Taking Responsibility

    Business Coworkers

    Have you ever been in meetings where someone backs away by essentially saying ‘that’s not my job’ although it is? Taking responsibility for areas related to your job is essential for maintaining credibility. At the very least, offer to make an introduction to the person in charge. When you wish to advance your career or …

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    When the Grass Seems Greener

    Improvisation

    Life sometimes feels too stressful and serious. The pressure we put on ourselves, in addition to that of partners, management, and employers, will add considerable stress.

    One good remedy is to call a good friend who understands the situation and can provide sound suggestions. With nearby friends, arrange to meet on occasion for lunch or …

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    If You Have Only One Week What Will You Do?

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    If one week is all you have left, what will you do? Many frequently forget to appreciate what is in front of them while time slips away. Too many disturbances get in the way having most people choosing to remain in their comfort zone.

    Is there any reason you can’t do all of what you …

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    Admit It… You NEED Help

    Business Idea

    For some the very idea of asking for help is tantamount to admitting failure.

    Hint: It’s NOT!

    There is no shame in asking for help.

    Whether it’s asking for directions or asking for clarification.

    Just Ask!

    When you ask for help you will stand out in your career. People will know you take the time …

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    How Would You Rate the Boundaries You Set?

    Office Design

    Throughout our childhood, we are taught boundaries for what is acceptable and what is not. We learn to accept the rules set by others, but it is an unknown as to why we are afraid to speak up when our boundaries are over-stepped. The give and take of adhering to rules and procedures apply to …

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