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  • How To Fail Successfully

    One of the myths people hold is that professionals who are on top of their game never really fail.  Not true. They fail all the time.  However, the way high level performers deal with bumps in performance makes all the difference in how they recover their performance, they maintain their...

  • Highest Paying Jobs and the Skills They Require

     

    Who doesn’t like spending money? The tricky part is to earn it of course, and what better way to pull this off then getting a profitable job. This requires training and education, and some jobs involve stressful working conditions. We tend to put up with all ofthat in...

  • Email Marketing 101: Make Sure You Get the Results You Want

    Email marketing continues to be a profitable way for businesses to reach prospects.  But as inboxes become more and more crowded it’s important for marketers to remember the basic concepts that will lead to a successful campaign.

    Here are the elements that...

  • How Do You Use Facebook

  • Spice Up Your Presentations

    The best presentations are the ones that break away from the norm and incorporate different media. Move beyond still images and bullet point. Use music, videos, and creative hand-outs to keep your audience attentive.

  • 4 Tips for Planning a Successful Conference or Convention

    The convention: it’s a staple of the professional world. You’ve probably been to a few yourself and now, it’s your turn to help plan one. Whether you’ve joined the board of an existing convention or you’re starting up a new convention from scratch, one thing is for sure: you want the...

  • The Business Benefits of Tablets

    When tablets first made their entrance into the tech world, they were mainly viewed as neat devices that were fun to use certain apps. Featuring bigger screens than standard smartphones, but not as large as standard, original iPads, tablets were great for kids as well as...

  • The Balance Between Professional and Classy: What You Need to Know to Succeed

    Finding a style that works for you can be  a challenge. Despite what we would like to believe about ourselves others, we judge people, on some level, by their appearance. In the professional world, the way that we present ourselves can make or break our success. It's about confidence, grooming...

  • 3 Obstacles Women Face Advancing Their Career

    Women have certainly come a long way in the workforce; but, unfortunately, we face many stumbling blocks that men are less likely to encounter. That means it may be more difficult for us to advance our careers in a way we would ideally like. But, challenging does not mean impossible. Here are...

  • How To Build A Remote Workforce For Your Small Business

    You’re a small business owner, and you want to abandon the shackles of a certain location.

    But you have limited capital and resources, and you can’t just open an overseas office when you need to tap into a new market.

    Not expanding your operations isn’t an option, either –...

  • Hey! The Kids Are Asleep! Class Is Starting!

    For working moms--those employed inside the home and out--you live a seat-of-the-pants schedule with little predictability day by day. It's a situation with a reasonable amount of time available for bettering yourself, but no way to know when that time will be. Your afternoon can look free and...

  • That Hated Interview Question: What Are Your Weaknesses?

    Most interviews follow a fairly predictable path. 

    ·         Tell us about yourself.

    ·         Tell us some of your accomplishments.

    ·         What are your strengths.

    And usually the next question is:  What would you say your weaknesses are?

     I’ve...

  • How to Lead: Whether or Not You’re in Charge

    Zappos.com, the online retailer of shoes, bags and clothing, made headlines recently when the entire company did away with job titles to facilitate a more holistic style of work and management. Zappos made its way on to Amazon’s ledger in 2009 for a cool $1.2 billion, so they must be doing...

  • Creating An Empire

    The natural evolution of a business suggests that, as it expands, its presence in several different locations will help develop that growth even further.

    Not only does this allow a wider range of clients to access the service or product being made available, but it also benefits the...

  • Contracting: An attractive option for working mothers

    Freelance contracting offers a flexible approach to working for many professionals. Becoming your own boss can help to offer a more attractive work-life balance through better hours and the ability to choose where and when to work.

    Due to these attractive options, more and more...

  • How to stop your project costs from over-running

    Cost and time over-runs affect most projects to some degree, whether they be large-scale public works or relatively minor software implementations. Often these over-runs can be foreseen and taken into consideration, but if not then they can be ruinous.

    There are various steps a...

  • Anatomy of the Perfect Office Space

    The emerging employee is creating a need for evolving office culture. Demand for flexible hours and improving morale is changing not only culture in general but design and functionality of the office space. From options for telecommuting to paying special attention to color and lighting...

  • Changing Career Paths? Check Out these Options!

    Are you a "hands-on" kind of woman? Do you enjoy working with people, helping others and enjoying the fruits of your labor? If so, we just might have the career for you! If you're interested in changing professional paths, keep reading to discover well-paying, fulfilling career options that...

  • How to Start a Business With Your Spouse & Keep a Happy Marriage

    Almost 90 percent of U.S. businesses are family owned, reports the Small Business Administration. If you and your partner are considering starting a business together, understand the risks—if poorly managed, you risk an unsuccessful business and a damaged relationship. You can have both a fun...

  • Marketing a Small Business

    A small business does not have to have a small attitude; the size of the business is irrelevant - it is still able to fulfil the needs of the company and the consumer, and it can hold a secure and successful position within the specific market place.

    The size of the business should...

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