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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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


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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These Companies Are Hiring Large Remote Workforces


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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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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Is It Possible To Predict Success?


It is true that productive leadership teams can turn companies around. But how do you build or reshape a team to be successful? To discover how, I secured a rare interview with the knowledgeable Dr. Michael Cofield, Diplomate in Clinical Health Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. Highlights that introduce the Losada Ratio…

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How To Navigate Office Politics


Seasoned leaders have survived their fair share of political drama. The reality: politics can be a killer of productivity and even careers, in the most extreme cases. So how can leaders of all ages avoid them? For answers, let’s take a look at Karen Dillon’s guide for Harvard Business Review titled “Office Politics”, that can…

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