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Tue May 31, 2016

Make An Impression Without Saying A Word – Body Language Basics

60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal. That means that the majority of our communication is coming across in our body language rather than through what we are saying. It's no wonder that we can make and impression without saying a word. It's vital that your body language basics are on [...]

Thu May 26, 2016

Career Planning With A Purpose

None of us would dare to take a trip nowadays without GPS. We rely on apps to guide us around theme park wait times and to generate the perfect experience. Yet, many of us are blindly plodding along in our careers without a sense of direction. We have an idea of where we'd like to [...]

Tue May 24, 2016

7 Ways To Improve Business Meetings

Image via Jason LoveMeetings have been the bane of most people's existence since the beginning of time. Research probably shows that caveman doodles were actually the handiwork of a bored meeting attendee! They are a necessary evil though and done correctly business meetings can be productive. The key is to make sure you are running [...]

Thu May 19, 2016

Building Credibility Through Public Speaking

Building credibility as an organization or an individual can be daunting. The best way to create it is often the one path most people seem to dread - public speaking. Building credibility through public speaking shouldn't be torturous. You're simply sharing what you know and are passionate about with others. Here some tips and insight [...]

Tue May 17, 2016

Making Virtual Communication Work

Chances are that you spend more of your time communicating virtually nowadays than you do face to face. Entire companies like Buffer, Flexjobs and Upwork are comprised entirely of distributed teams while other companies have employees spread out across the globe in multiple office locations. Working with employees across the hall from you comes with it's [...]

Tue May 10, 2016

Finding Your Voice – How Executive Women Succeed

Finding your voice isn't about how you speak, your tone or your delivery. Your leadership voice is about establishing your style and your positioning. It's going to define the subjects that you will firmly take a stand on and what you and ultimately your company stand for. Women in particular tend to have a host [...]

Thu May 5, 2016

How To Be Respected As A Leader

Respect as a leader is something everyone strives to achieve. We think its because of the prestige or status associated with it. Respected leaders have an edge over everyone else for one simple reason - they are liked. Likability as a leader doesn't mean being a friend, a pushover or never making decisions that others [...]

Tue May 3, 2016

Mentors – The Most Important Career Move You Can Make

Most successful business people will agree that one of the most defining and influential factors in their success were mentors. Mentors can assist you navigating your career path, help you avoid the potholes they encountered along the way and advise you on a clear route to success. What traits should you look for in mentors? [...]