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Snap Out Of It!

If you’ve ever seen the movie Moonstruck, then you know the impact of the exchange between actors Cher and Nicolas Cage. Just like Cage’s character, we can easily get drawn down by the world of problems revolving around us, especially those impacting us personally. This is life. And while we will all face our share […]

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Employ Email Etiquette: Get it Read and Get Results!

Crafting an email that gets results takes practice and skill. Yes, it’s not about just writing your thoughts down but actually considering the reader’s perspective, especially if you want results. So how do you actually get your email read, thoughtfully considered, appreciated and replied to? Well, I curated the expert’s knowledge base. There are a […]

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Career Advantages to Being a Good Listener

Listening is all about making a conscious effort to be wholly present when someone is talking. This means shutting down technology, avoiding multitasking and dismissing distractions. Research indicates that the average person listens for only 17 seconds before interrupting and interjecting or thinking about what to say next. If you think this isn’t obvious to […]

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Five Ways to Gain Killer Confidence

The number one thing we all struggle with is confidence. Truth be told, it’s not really a struggle with confidence, it’s a struggle with invoking your confidence. It’s already within you. Confidence lies somewhere between self-defeat and arrogance. It’s the happy medium that when found, invites you to walk up to the podium, sail through […]

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How May I Help You?

“How may I help you?” I never leave a professional interaction without offering this final query. Although this often-unspoken offer has always been extended, I’m chagrin to admit that I haven’t always formalized the request until it was asked of me by a mentor years ago. Wow, what an impact that made on me. In […]

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