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The 10 Worst Questions to Ask During An Interview – Heather Huhman

You’re sitting in an interview, and the hiring manager is about to wrap everything up. Just when you think you’re free to leave, the hiring manager asks, “Do you have any questions for me?” You’re speechless. In an effort to think on your feet, you blurt out, “How much does this position pay?” Immediately you …

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What’s your speciality – Charu Sabnavis

Do you have the skills needed to stand out? If you are not sure what works on the job, see our list of traits to master At work we all need a special trait or talent that sets us apart from our colleagues and makes our bosses notice us. It could be the ability to …

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The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership – Jack Welch

Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing – and avoiding – the wrong ones is too. Thus, we offer the following six common leadership pitfalls: 1. Not Giving Self-Confidence its Due. …

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11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader – Dave Kerpen

Being likeable will help you in your job, business, relationships, and life. I interviewed dozens of successful business leaders for my last book, to determine what made them so likeable and their companies so successful. All of the concepts are simple, and yet, perhaps in the name of revenues or the bottom line, we often lose …

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The Most Underestimated Skill of A Great Leader – Andreas von der Heydt

Highly respected management guru Warren Bennis once stated that as a successful leader you need to be effective and efficient at the same time. Effective being defined as “Doing the right things.” Efficient meaning “Doing things the right way.” In summary, a successful leader would do the right things in the right way. It’s so simple. At least in …

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EASY CONVERSATION STARTERS FOR NETWORKING EVENTS

Approaching someone new can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. So, what are some natural and easy ways to break the ice? Here are some tips and tricks: Go Fishing At The Food Table While waiting in line for the food, start chatting up the person next to you. This is a great …

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5 Must-Dos When Working Freelance

1. Create A Brand While everyone has to sell themselves for a career, a freelancer must sell themselves and their skills on a daily basis. The longer it takes you to get your message across, the more likely you are to lose the potential client’s attention. Creating your own brand gives you the chance to …

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Stephen Covey: 10 Quotes That Can Change Your Life

Stephen Covey will be remembered most as the author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, which sold over 25 million copies.  It’s been many years since I read “the habits” but I was delighted recently when I learned that my 8th grade daughter read The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teens in school. Although they weren’t completely …

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My Two Very Simple Rules for Networking – Sallie Krawcheck

I don’t have to convince you of the power of a professional network, do I? One that is not only inside your current company but that reaches outside of its walls? Or that networking is often listed as one of the most important unwritten rules of success in business? And that research shows that your …

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A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings – Jeff Weiner

Ask your team to identify their biggest productivity killer and inevitably two issues will rise to the top of the list: managing their inboxes and their meeting schedules. I’ll tackle the former in a future post. For now, I’d like to focus on increasing the value of meetings by sharing a practice our team has implemented …

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