Find your brand’s inner layer to ensure growth and longevity

By Jim Signorelli

For complete article, go to :  Find Your Brand's Inner Layer To Ensure Growth and Longevity   By the late sixties, Xerox had become a highly successful global brand, so much so that the word “Xerox,” had now become the verb replacement for “to copy.” Xerox decided to add computer technology to its resume. Seemed like a logical fit, given their hegemony as an electronic office equipme

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Bulletproof Confidence! How To Create, Feel & Live It!

By Tim Shurr

Bulletproof Confidence is a state of mind that requires developing an inner sense of security and strength. It's fueled by a belief that you are good, smart, and resourceful enough to make bold decisions and course corrections, without needing to belittle oneself if things don't work out on the first try. Bulletproof Confidence doesn’t come from saying nice things to yourself, alt

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Bullying in the Workplace

By Andrea Blue, Ph.D.

Who are Bullies? We are told in our younger years to ignore the bully and they will leave you alone. Well, that did not work then and it does not work now.  Being bullied is humiliating, and fearful.  Especially, when the individual that is being bullied is working hard to do their best every day.  Asking For Help Our fearful leaders are supposed to assist us through bull

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7 Keys to Become a Fearless and Influential Leader

By Larry Jacobson

  7 Keys to Becoming a Fearless & Influential Leader By Larry Jacobson www.LarrryJacobson.com © 2017 All rights reserved Leadership is a skill and art that one never finishes developing. Even the best leaders become the best – and stay on top – as a result of their commitment to continually improve their leadership skills. As CEO of an events pla

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The Big Problem New Retirees Run Into

By Larry Jacobson

The Big Problem New Retirees Run Into LARRY JACOBSON As a retirement planning coach, I often find new retirees making a common error: they mistake the joy of being retired with being fulfilled in retirement. After the euphoria of, “Yay! I don’t have to go to work today!” wears off, recent retirees often feel an overall sense of loss. Specifically, common feelin

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What to Do When Employees Leave

By Carmen Feinberg

When lots of employees leave your employ in close proximity to one another, it's time for some damage control. Here is a quick list of what you can do, and it does not include trying to save those that already left you: LOOK IN THE MIRROR:  The first thing any good leader must do when faced with this situation is re-evaluate your own mindset. Sometimes it is difficult

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Benefits of Corporate Kindness

By Carmen Feinberg

One could argue that a truly healthy company requires a culture that includes kindness as a key ingredient. Corporate kindness matters a great deal. Corporate kindness is the act of employees being friendly, generous, and considerate to one another. It is actually one of the necessary elements for scalable success.  A healthy culture exists when all levels of the organization are work

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Seven Human Resources Competencies that Drive Company Success

By Carmen Feinberg

Many human resources competencies are non-negotiable, because a lack of them could mean the difference between business success or failure. No smart business owner with employees will — nor should — discount the impact of human beings and their contribution, connection, communication and emotion when conducting business. This should be where human resources comes in. Here are seven ess

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CRONYISM, The Secret Mistake that Can Destroy Company Culture

By Carmen Feinberg

Cronyism is like nepotism, except the favor is not toward external friends and relatives. Instead, it’s the internal practice of offering favor, such as a position that one is unqualified for, in exchange for ongoing blind loyalty. And it's a problem in organizations of all types and sizes. Here’s the thing: Those who lack integrity are the ones more willing to be yes-men. Those

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Presentation Procrastinators: Strategies for Managing Management in the Presentation Process

By Kevin Lerner

Getting your organization’s presentations completed on-time and without headaches Someone recently asked me, “how do you manage an executive who has to give a presentation [for a conference or meeting] but isn’t meeting the deadlines or giving you the critical information to create their PowerPoint graphics?” “That’s happy hour conversation,” I mused

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