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  • Listening Skills Workshop

    Business Management Daily presents:

    Listening Skills Workshop
    A New Interactive Webinar
    Wednesday. November 7, 2012
    1:00-2:15 PM Eastern Time

    “Do you listen, or just wait to talk?"

    – from Pulp Fiction

    There are numerous books, webinars, and...

  • 5 Tips For Finding The Perfect Staff Member

    The ongoing recession has put a strain on businesses everywhere. Smaller companies in particular may be struggling more than usual to find and attract suitable and dedicated staff, with whatever capital that might have been available for recruitment and employee development being reallocated...

  • Traits Successful People Have in Common

    It’s like the search for the Holy Grail—the search for those traits that make a person successful.  Are people born with the success “gene” or is it something we can develop?

    In his book “The 8 Traits Successful People Have In Common: 8 To Be Great,” Richard St. John assures...

  • Looking Polished at Work - The Power of Shapewear

    By Jenna Ghosheh, Founder of Status Image Consulting

    The most common problem with my female clients is ill-fitting undergarments.  Here is a secret that will change the way how you feel and how clothes look on you --...

  • 5 Things Great Leaders Do…and Failing Ones Don't

     

    Do or Die: Expert Cites Effective Leadership Commonalities, Best Practices & Career Killers

    Are you a GREAT leader or an “AT RISK” failing leader? How do you know? What would your staffers say? What would your own supervisor say?

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  • Common Mistakes Recent College Grads Make in the Working World

    College graduates are facing numerous difficulties as they leave school and enter the work world. With a troubled economy and dismal job market, many recent grads struggle to even get their foot in the door when it comes to finding professional positions. But what about the struggles recent...

  • How Women Can Add "Transferable Skills" to Their Resumes

    Job Search Tips for those who Celebrate American Business Women's Day

    American Business Women's Day (http://www.ABWA.com) is celebrated on September 22nd. Many women at this blog are seeking work, or transitioning back into the workforce. If...

  • Top Five Ways to Improve Communication and Teamwork in the Office

    Our understanding of communication and teamwork in the office has grown by leaps and bounds in the last few decades. Professors at top-tier universities like Northwestern and Syracuse have conducted groundbreaking studies about how communication and teambuilding affect productivity and profit...

  • How to Balance Work and Personal Life Like Marissa Mayer

    Top executives like Marissa Mayer, the new CEO of Yahoo!, stand out not only for professional achievement, but also for the seemingly relative ease at which they balance their personal with their professional lives. With extensive practical knowledge, undeniable grace, and razor-sharp business...

  • Don't let stress sabotage your goals

    Stress seems ever present in 21stcentury life. Since it’s a fact of life we’d all better figure out how we’re going to handle it. Otherwise, it’s going to slow us down or derail our business and personal goals.

    Plus, stress is a health risk. Many well-respected studies link...

  • Declutter your to-do list and become more productive

    Sometimes you just have to admit you can’t do it all.  It happens especially when our to-do list creeps onto a second page and continually nags us about all the undone things in our lives. 

    The outcome:  we can feel paralyzed; nothing gets done. 

    The first step is to focus on...

  • The pitfalls of seeking revenge

    We’ve all experienced that desire to get even with someone who’s hurt us or treated us badly.  But I’m mindful of an old Chinese proverb:            

                    "Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves."

    The message:  revenge—getting even—may hurt the...

  • Details vs. Intentions - Don't Confuse the Two

    As a website designer, we often work with clients who have ideas about what they want to do with their site, but who may want some additional help in "clarifying" what a functional specifications list may look like, or what may be a good redesign, or what are some good ideas to make the site...

  • Defining Yourself on your Own Terms

    Have you ever found yourself doing something, feeling a certain way, or behaving Pavlovian-style in a prescribed way, almost unconsciously?

    Just because you learned something in a certain way does not mean that it has to be that way for the rest of your life.

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  • 9 New Places to Seek Professional Talent

    There are some top places where I'd recommend recruiters find top talent. These job board and professional profile sites are a good starting "launchpad" to find savvy and well-trained staff. That said, a more in-depth understanding of your target area will yield you networking associations,...

  • Tory Johnson - Spark and Hustle Dallas

    Tory Johnson's Spark and Hustle is coming to a city near you!

    From SparkandHustle.com, this full-day program is for passionate, purpose- and profit-driven women who are committed to boosting their bottom line.

    Women attend these events for two main reasons: content and connections...

  • Tory Johnson - Spark and Hustle Washington, DC

    Tory Johnson's Spark and Hustle is coming to a city near you!

    From SparkandHustle.com, this full-day program is for passionate, purpose- and profit-driven women who are committed to boosting their bottom line.

    Women attend these events for two main reasons: content and connections...

  • Tory Johnson - Spark and Hustle New York

    Tory Johnson's Spark and Hustle is coming to a city near you!

    From SparkandHustle.com, this full-day program is for passionate, purpose- and profit-driven women who are committed to boosting their bottom line.

    Women attend these events for two main reasons: content and connections...

  • Tory Johnson - Spark and Hustle Pittsburgh

    Tory Johnson's Spark and Hustle is coming to a city near you!

    From SparkandHustle.com, this full-day program is for passionate, purpose- and profit-driven women who are committed to boosting their bottom line.

    Women attend these events for two main reasons: content and connections...

  • Tory Johnson - Spark and Hustle Phoenix

    Tory Johnson's Spark and Hustle is coming to a city near you!

    From SparkandHustle.com, this full-day program is for passionate, purpose- and profit-driven women who are committed to boosting their bottom line.

    Women attend these events for two main reasons: content and connections...

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