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How to Kill Your Startup

How to Kill Your Startup

What great advice for entrepreneurs everywhere!  We found this article featured on Women 2.0, one of the coolest sites that empowers and educated women in the tech world. Want some quick, very sage advice on what NOT to do?  Read this!   If you haven’t…

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Marketing is the New Selling: 5 Ways the Elements of Selling Have Changed

Marketing is the New Selling: 5 Ways the Elements of Selling Have Changed

This post was drawn from the teachings contained in Duct Tape Selling – Think Like a Marketer Sell Like a Superstar by John Jantsch In order to thrive in our digitally driven business environment, a salesperson needs to think and act more like a marketer….

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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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Authors Looking for Advice…this is for you!

Authors Looking for Advice…this is for you!

Ever since our last book, Secrets of the Young & Successful hit the New York Times Bestsellers list, we’ve been flooded with questions from aspiring authors looking for advice.  Everyone seems to want to write a book these days.  But even the most successful people…

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How to Travel When You Can’t Afford To

How to Travel When You Can’t Afford To

If the thought of calling your travel agent to book a nice little getaway sounds enticing, but too expensive…or the very concept   of calling “your travel agent” sounds ridiculous simply because you’ve never actually had a travel agent, you’ll love this. Even if you don’t…

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Reminding Your Network That You’re Looking For a Job

Reminding Your Network That You’re Looking For a Job

Recently I spoke with a woman who has been looking for work for some time. She devotes a significant amount of time each week to networking activities. She said something that stood out to me: “I wake up every day and think about being unemployed,…

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How to Grow a Business Through Giving Back

How to Grow a Business Through Giving Back

Want to run a business that truly makes a difference? Then you have to ensure that your company culture focuses on making a difference. Last week we looked at a few of the reasons why we should incorporate a “giving strategy” in our business process, but it’s critical to also understand how to effectively implement “giving back.”

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Growing Your Business Through Giving Back

Growing Your Business Through Giving Back

Guest post provided by, Joshua Fadley. Benevolent business practices. Giving back. Charitable contribution. All of these are modern vernacular for a simple, yet critical concept – incorporating the helping of others as a core principle in your strategy and the foundation of your business! It’s…

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How to Change Careers

How to Change Careers

Deciding to change careers can be a hard choice.  There are many who do it successfully, while others only get their feet wet with a new career.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “the BLS never has attempted to estimate the number of times…

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Resourcefulness in Starting a Business – Part 1: Understanding Opportunity Cost

Resourcefulness in Starting a Business – Part 1: Understanding Opportunity Cost

YSN is lucky to have an audience of motivated, ambitious, career-minded people – many of whom are young and have long amazing professional lives ahead of them.  A lot of these go-getters are entrepreneurial in spirit and will one day, if not already, own their…

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Expanding Your Circle

Expanding Your Circle

I’ve noticed a lot of friends grumbling about how they’re not meeting anyone interesting lately.  While often times, this is in a very social context; I see it happening a lot in business too.  Especially with young professionals. It’s a strange time of life, this…

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How to Host a Rockstar Event!

How to Host a Rockstar Event!

Hosting an event is a fantastic way to strategically bring people together, make new contacts, and generate buzz for your company. But there are many secrets to success when it comes to hosting a great event, so we turned to our friends at Fresh Events…

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Why Your First Job Should Be Your Job Search

Why Your First Job Should Be Your Job Search

I can tell you from my own experience that the entire job search process is a job in and of itself.  It can take a lot of time, effort, focus, organization and even courage and endurance, especially in this economy. I remember how daunting the…

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10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Professional

10 Ways to Make Your LinkedIn Profile More Professional

Recruiters and human resource professionals are turning to LinkedIn instead of going through the standard avenue of the local papers. They can find new employees with ease, save some of the costs, and hire the right individuals. If you are looking for a new job,…

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How to Write a Winning Resume Objective

How to Write a Winning Resume Objective

BORING OLD RESUME OBJECTIVE VS. INTERVIEW-WINNING BRANDING STATEMENT – YOU DECIDE WHO WINS If you brand it will they come?  While it may sound like one big field of dreams, a carefully crafted and customized personal brand will not only convey your value and define…

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