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advice from Steve Jobs

How Did Nike And Apple Survive? One Piece Of Advice From Steve Jobs

By | Posted Aug 18, 2016

Afraid to miss an opportunity? Juggling too much of anything never leads to a positive outcome. This one piece of advice from Steve Jobs helped a new CEO, and changed the fate of two super brands forever.

sales managers

Are Your Sales Managers Hiring The Wrong People?

By | Posted Aug 16, 2016

Why are so many of your sales reps not meeting their target numbers? It could be that the problem dates back to when those salespeople showed up for a job interview. Too often, sales managers are hiring the wrong people to begin with.

working long hours

Work Smarter, Not Longer: Why Marissa Mayer Sets A Bad Example

By | Posted Aug 15, 2016

How can we work smarter during prime working hours? Find out why following Marissa Mayer’s 130-hour workweek is unrealistic, and won’t help us to succeed in our careers.

stress and mindfulness

Mindfulness: The Key To Conquering Stress

By | Posted Aug 15, 2016

Author/coach Mary Schiller explains that we cannot “catch” stress from a conversation, a relationship, a situation, an environment or a person. Mindfulness is key to conquering the feelings we associate with the concept of stress.

annoying co-workers

When Annoying Co-Workers Push Your Buttons

By | Posted Aug 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

World-renowned thought leader on emotional intelligence, Daniel Goleman, shows how to deal with the actions and attitudes of annoying co-workers — by practicing mindfulness.

outspoken employees

How To Make Outspoken Employees An Asset

By | Posted Aug 10, 2016

In group settings, the manager must take responsibility for giving everyone an opportunity to speak. This can be done in a positive way by channeling overly vocal personalities into an advantage for the team.

toxic employee

8 Signs Of A Toxic Employee Who Should Be Fired

By | Posted Aug 10, 2016

Bad employees are easy to pick out of a crowd—their terrible work habits have likely already appeared on a performance appraisal. But what about the ones who fly under the radar because their worst characteristics aren’t performance related?

20-somethings

Hey, 20-Somethings! It’s Not You. It’s Just Life.

By | Posted Aug 9, 2016 | 2 Comments

Being in your 20s is supposed to be the most exciting time of your life. But making the switch from teen to adult overnight can seem like an impossible task. So here are the 20 brutal truths all 20-somethings need to learn and accept.

personal brand

5 Tips To Manage Your Personal Brand

By | Posted Aug 8, 2016 | 2 Comments

Do you want a powerful personal brand? Debby Carreau is a human capital consultant who has helped businesses across multiple sectors choose the right people for the job for the past 20 years. Significantly improve your job prospects by implementing Debby’s essential tips into your strategy.

strategic objectives

The Right Way To Communicate Strategic Objectives

By | Posted Aug 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Only 50% of companies successfully execute strategy. So what goes wrong in communicating strategic objectives, and how can we get it right?

warren buffet

A Warren Buffett Rule Anyone Can Use Daily

By | Posted Aug 5, 2016

If you think of your day or even your life as a punch card with only 20 available slots, you might be surprised at what doesn’t make the cut. Discover how what works for Warren Buffett can also work for you.

emotional intelligence

12 Phrases That Show Your Emotional Intelligence

By | Posted Aug 3, 2016 | 1 Comment

How do you come across… confident, or cocky? Emotional intelligence is the difference, and is key to making sure you are perceived in a positive light in all your professional and personal relationships.

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