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Important Things Successful People Do Each Weekend


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Each two day weekend has 2,880 minutes that successful people maximize. So, how do they spend their off duty moments? Follow along as we take a closer look at tips and strategies that will prepare you to take Monday by storm. 1.  Write down a simple agenda Although it’s the weekend, a plan is essential.…

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Salary Negotiation Strategies to Use Today


The ability to negotiate a competitive salary is a critical skill to have during the interview process; it is also a talent that will benefit you throughout your career. If you are like many employees taking on additional responsibility, working longer hours, and not seeing any improvement in your salary – it may be time…

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Five Ways to Conquer Stress and Be Happier


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Today’s challenge in the battlefield of life: stress and anxiety are affecting 40 million adults in the U.S. age 18 or older, based on studies by the National Institute of Mental Health. So how can you begin conquering stress today, before it impacts – or further impacts your life? Follow along to discover ways to…

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Four productivity tips that you can start using today

When you combine planning and discipline together, things get done. Looking for ways to streamline your schedule? Follow along as we review a set of clever productivity tips from four experts who know how to make the most of 1440 minutes in each of their days. Look forward Recognized author and speaker, Laura Vanderkam shares…

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Six Secrets to Leading International Groups

Almost 15 years ago global teams were rare. Today, they are an important part of our business models. Further, successful leaders with experience in more than one country are increasingly considered as valuable as their specialties. Looking closer at trends and the global DDI study, CEO’s have named cultural competence as one of the top…

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These Companies Are Hiring Large Remote Workforces


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If your goal is to join a well-known company and work remotely, today’s trends may be moving the odds in your favor. Taking a closer look: telecommuting in the U.S. has risen to 37% according to Gallup’s annual work and education poll. For perspective, this increase is four times greater than the 9% found in…

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Four Smart Moves To Make Your Next Conference Successful



For every leader who has a full schedule and must attend industry conferences, I am sharing four of my recommendations for maximizing time: No. 1  Identify two key people you want to meet during the conference and do it. This may include: potential clients, candidates for strategic partnership, new members, the keynote speaker, possible mentors,…

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How To Leave The Office Before Dark

I’m a fan of Kathryn Dill‘s work at Forbes, and she reported on an interesting piece, How To Leave Work By 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done. Here are seven key tips she outlines, along with two of my own that can help you escape the office by the time it gets dark and still get things done:…

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Packing Tips Every Business Leader Should Know

Leading a busy company? It’s possible that you will be packing for a business trip soon. After factoring in urgent client meetings and the Global Business Travel Association’s projected 2015 U.S. travel spending of $310.2 billion – you may be ready to buy a plane ticket now… With travel hitting record levels, rising 6.2 percent…

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Four Things Smart Leaders Are Doing Today


When Harvard Business Review found that workplace learning was a common thread in the “Best Performing Companies In The World”, Leaders took notice. Building on that news, this Leader started the search for change management learning opportunities that were unique, yet proven. Imagine my surprise when a highly recommended program included a subject matter expert…

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