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Insecurity is a Lack of Self-Validation

Insecurity is a Lack of Self-Validation

Feeling less than fabulous? Maybe even less than good enough? Getting ahead gets a lot easier when you have the confidence to take risks, try new things, and go after what you want. It’s not easy, but it’s definitely a game changer. Kick your insecurities to the curb once and for all!

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Think ahead, if you will need more money later.

Think ahead, if you will need more money later.

Some businesses just can’t fit within the angel capital or friends and family model for raising funds.  Sooner or later these businesses will have to seek venture capital and accommodate the needs of the venture community in negotiating the terms of an investment. First, VC’s…

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The Fastest Way to Get What You Want?

The Fastest Way to Get What You Want?

The fastest way to get what you want out of life and business is to ask for it. It must seem like a mundane concept, I know. But it works like a charm, most of the time.

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Distinguishing Between Management & Leadership

Distinguishing Between Management & Leadership

I just read this piece in the New York Times, pointing out how you can be a great leader, without being a great manager. I immediately identified with it, and thought some of you might too. Truth be known, I’m a lousy manager.

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Using LinkedIn to Follow Potential Employers

Using LinkedIn to Follow Potential Employers

Many people think of LinkedIn as a tool to network with individuals. While LinkedIn is certainly useful for this purpose, it can also provide invaluable information about which companies you should target during your job search. Did you know that LinkedIn now allows you to…

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Ode to the Misfits…and the Greatest Visionary of Our Time

Ode to the Misfits…and the Greatest Visionary of Our Time

“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs

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Insight. Is There An App For That?

Insight. Is There An App For That?

Looking for insight to make you more successful? Feel like you’re looking in all the wrong places? Put down your smart phone. You won’t find this in the App Store.

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How to Communicate Passion in Your Resume

How to Communicate Passion in Your Resume

Many job seekers believe an effective resume is nothing more than a 1-page document choked to the brim with keywords and metrics. Nothing could be further from the truth! While brevity and keywords are important, passion is what piques a hiring agent’s interest and results…

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20 Fantastic Pieces of Advice from 20 Top Executives

20 Fantastic Pieces of Advice from 20 Top Executives

Who doesn’t want to climb the ladder of success to that private high-rise corner office in the sky? You’ve taken everyone’s advice on success from your Uncle Herb to the barista from that Starbucks down the block, but if you’re going to take anyone’s advice, why not take it from the big shots? The wisdom offered from businessmen (and women) from past and present might just be the key to landing your next dream job!

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Get Mentored by Mark Victor Hansen!

Get Mentored by Mark Victor Hansen!

If you’re an author, entrepreneur, organization leader, inventor or seriously ambitious individual looking to achieve success beyond most people’s dreams, do we have the perfect mentor for you – Mark Victor Hansen! Yes, you read that correctly. All you have to do is tell us why you think Mark should mentor you in the comments section and he’ll pick one person who’s ideas, interest, story or passion is most compelling to him.

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Volunteer Work IS Experience to Highlight on Your Resume

Volunteer Work IS Experience to Highlight on Your Resume

If you find that when you sit down to write your resume, it’s a little shy in the areas of work experience – have no fear, there are other things you can list such as: volunteer work with a charity, professional group or association, even…

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Goal Setting 101

Goal Setting 101

It doesn’t matter if you are a student, a new professional or a workplace veteran who had been working for the past 20 years; knowing how to set goals is a skill everyone should have.  Goals help you organize your time and allow you to…

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8 Ways to Reduce Office Running Costs

8 Ways to Reduce Office Running Costs

Office expenses eat into your company’s bottom line, so you need to make sure you keep them under control. From rent and utilities to the basic necessities for processing paperwork, you have expenses that are associated with being in business. Your goal as a manager…

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Jane Pak on How to Manage Your Assets & Liabilities (Fast Track to Success Video Series)

Jane Pak on How to Manage Your Assets & Liabilities (Fast Track to Success Video Series)

In this video, Jane Pak, CEO of NAWBO-LA (National Association of Women Business Owners), talks about playing up your strengths and spinning your weaknesses to your best advantage. We all have strengths and weaknesses. In business terms: assets and liabilities. Clearly understanding yours can help…

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Rieva Lesonsky on Building Expertise (Fast Track to Success Video Series)

Rieva Lesonsky on Building Expertise (Fast Track to Success Video Series)

In this video, Rieva Lesonsky, CEO of GrowBiz Media (and former Editorial Director of Entrepreneur Magazine), talks about the importance of building true expertise and how to do it. Greater opportunities, compensation, respect and a far wider range of options open up to those who…

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