How to Keep Your Boss Happy and Add Value


Bosses are important because many employees have bosses, are bosses, or may play both roles. If you find yourself in one of these categories, you are in good company as Stanford research indicates there are at least 21 million bosses in the United States today. Despite staggering numbers of people in charge, the mission is…

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To Move Up, Think Beyond Your Current Role


Increased earnings, added career satisfaction and looking forward to the day ahead can all be perks of capturing your next promotion. These 5 pieces of advice can help you make that happen. Manage your boss “Managing up,” instructs Bob Pozen, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, “does not mean manipulating your boss.…

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Secrets to Leading Effective Global Teams


According to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, global talent mobility levels have increased by 25% over the last decade and they predict a further 50% growth by 2020. Which means in the next decade the ability of organizations to manage their global talent efficiently will mark the difference between success and failure. To get ahead of this challenge,…

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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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