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Love Your Job? Put an Exit Plan in Place.

When you hate your job, you often think about leaving it. But when you are happy with your work putting an exit plan into place seems somewhat bizarre. Nevertheless, smart employees should always be prepared to quit their job tomorrow. The reason ...


Why You Want a Low Bus Coefficient

Of course, there are other less seemly and perhaps unethical ways to get promotions. But, for most people in the modern work world the fastest way to get promotions is to share what you know. “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational ...

How Amazon Giveaways Can Grow Your Personal Brand

Amazon is the premier place for publishing books and now promoting brand products. Your personal brand can greatly benefit from their giveaway program with your own contests. It takes the right strategy and research to make this successful for ...

Success Breeds Jealousy

Surprisingly one of the toughest parts of success is finding a colleague happy for you. But as they say, “Anyone can get pity. Jealousy you have to earn.” Following the advice in my blog posts might cause you some trouble. When you persistently ...

Renovation Tips to Revitalize Your Office

Sometimes an office lacks personality or needs a modern update. What reasons do you have for considering renovation of your office? Is the aim to improve work environment or appeal to a wider clientele? It’s important to look at your needs before ...

Two Keys Unlock Future Success

When our communication reflects that our intuitive thought and beliefs are in alignment, we come across as genuine and heartfelt. Underlying all of this are our values and priorities making them the two keys to unlock future success. Others need ...

How to Strategize Job Searching Like Chess Playing

Job searching is very similar to playing a game of chess. Both activities have a significant element of strategy. But first, let’s agree about the word strategy. A simple definition found in Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, which says, “the skill of ...

Succession Planning Starts Early

No matter where you are in your career you should be thinking about and considering a succession plan. This goes for your day job aka “your career” and it also goes for volunteer and philanthropic projects and effort where you spend your time. Pro ...

Transform Your Personal Brand’s Book With A Great Author Bio

Establishing a professional persona for your personal brand begins with a winning author bio. Writing and marketing are just the beginning to attracting readers, and you want to ensure that all of your time and effort gets the most visibility and ...

Persistence Pays

The truth is that persistence and drive override skill. When people say “no,” it’s a “no” for now. It doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t come back with a new approach. One CEO told me, “I always give ‘no’ as the first answer, and only if they ...

How You Can Listen to Your Customers

If you want your customers keep buying from you, you need to pay attention to what they say. Also, if you want them to stay loyal to your business, you should solve their problems. Otherwise, they will go to your competitors. Therefore, in order ...


13 Interview Tips to Land That Job

Interviewing for a position is tough. Many are called, but few are chosen. Following are some basic job interview facts and considerations you should keep in mind as you prepare for your next interview: 1) According to Albert Mehrabian, UCLA ...

How to Stay Focused in Running a Solopreneur Business

Starting a new solo venture can be a challenge in the beginning for many brands who need to get noticed online and generate more sales. The key is to stay focused and not give up in order to attain your goals. Having a passion for what you do is ...

Strategic Insight Into Acing a Sales Interview

Running a recruitment company, I’m often asked by business development professionals as to my thoughts on interviewing for a sales, sales management or account management job. Frequently, I get three of the same inquiries and feel that it would be ...

Love Your Job

Maybe you are fortunate enough to be making a living in the arena of your choosing. Pro golfers come to mind, as do most any other professional athletes. These people have gotten so good at their obsession that they get to earn money for doing it. ...

Inspirational Songs for Entrepreneurs

Everybody can have tough days because being an entrepreneur is a long journey which is full of challenges and problems. Therefore, sometimes we need some motivation and listening to inspirational songs is a great way to motivate and energize ...

How Your Resume and LinkedIn Should Differ

If you’ve applied to a new job recently, you’ve probably noticed the option to input your LinkedIn profile instead of uploading a traditional resume. While this may look like a sign that the hiring world is taking a step away from the traditional ...

Use Pricing as a Strategy

Every business owner needs to weigh a new fee increase against current client loyalty, and the risk involved. Most everyone has experience with using a service for several years that suddenly requests fees well beyond what is considered ...

Great Things can Happen When You Realize This

Just an hour of someone’s day. This might seem harsh. And, in a lot of senses it is. But, the fact is … as you are scheduling your 24 hours of your day you should be cognizant and respectful that you are just an hour in someone else’s 24 hours. ...

Put Passion Into Your Work

It’s up to you to start and kindle the fire in you. No one can do it for you. A spouse might push you, a boss who sees potential might press you, a life-changing situation (divorce, death of someone close, job termination, birth of a child, or ...

9 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Resume

Finding a job is tough. It takes time and effort. You need to pay attention to tiny details, especially in your resume, and make sure everything is flawless. StandOut CV has recently put together a great infographic for candidates searching for ...

Buying vs. Leasing Your Tech: Everything You Need to Know

Staying up to date with the new forms of technology can be expensive and overwhelming. If you’re a small-business owner or entrepreneur, it may not be in your budget to purchase new tech every couple of years. This can leave you wondering if it ...

Seemingly Moving Backward Has Reward

The worst direction is not to be moving at all but instead, standing still. Avoiding action while providing excuses brings about one’s worst nightmare. Standing still provides the feeling of being in quicksand because everything around us changes ...

The Gig Economy and The Rise of the Uber-Specialists

Where Uber Specialist means a person with deep and specific skills. Note: This has NOTHING to do with the car service. Effectively this is the market and model for independent consultants since the dawn of time. Where someone has a unique skill ...

The Importance of a Good Web Hosting Service for Your Brand

Choosing a reputable website hosting company for your brand is the beginning to attracting more subscribers. The goal is to provide them with the best experience possible, and to rank higher in the search engines. What type of host has the best ...