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Out of Adversity, Millenials Will Rise

Out of Adversity, Millenials Will Rise

Generation X they said. Slackers, they said. “There is no hope for the future.” These are the things I heard as I was graduating from college, wondering what life was going to be like now that I knew I was an entrepreneur. I’d been one…

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Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Don’t Be the Turkey at Thanksgiving

Heading home for the holidays can be stressful. Everyone wants to know what you’ve been doing with your life, how school or work has been going, if you’ve found someone special, and if you’re on a solid track. Before you start sweating, here are three ways to prepare.

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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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How Entrepreneurs Are Like Superheroes

How Entrepreneurs Are Like Superheroes

A comic buff’s perspective on how his company’s core values and characteristics were inspired by his favorite superheroes

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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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I Failed Berkonomics. But You Can Still Get An “A”!

I Failed Berkonomics. But You Can Still Get An “A”!

David Berkus is the creator of Berkonomics, a brilliant collection of insights in 140 characters, quick read blog posts, and yes, books. If you are an entrepreneur with a big idea, are management or serve on a board, don’t miss another day of Dave Berkus. He’s essentially the mentor so many of us wish we had.

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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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Determination: My Better is Better. Is Yours?

Determination: My Better is Better. Is Yours?

Passion is powerful indeed. If you think you have enough, watch this video. Then ask yourself again. Imagine all that would be possible if your drive was so inspiring and infectious that others couldn’t help but want to be around it? What could you achieve then?

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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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10 Most Successful College Entrepreneurs of All Time

10 Most Successful College Entrepreneurs of All Time

You might think your career starts once you’ve graduated from college, but why wait? If you’ve got a great idea, there’s no reason to hold off acting on it until you have a degree. Just ask these college entrepreneurs. They made their ideas into successful business ventures while they were still in college, sometimes earning big bucks and creating a pretty enviable resume before they ever got a college diploma. So if you’re debating whether or not to start your own college business, use these student entrepreneurs as inspiration of how far you really can take your ideas.

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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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10 Tips to Turning Your Passion Into Your Career

10 Tips to Turning Your Passion Into Your Career

Showing people how to follow their passion is one of my favorite things to do too, because the buzz in the room is palpable, people light up with excitement on the spot and within days I get a slew of emails and notes telling me in detail how their lives have already started to change. So for all who haven’t had a chance to see me speak in person, I want to share these valuable and actionable tips on how to make a difference in your career immediately!

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INSIGHT – “There’s An App For That”

INSIGHT – “There’s An App For That”

You might be asking – what is it?  Do I want it?  Will it help me achieve my goals? We’ll tell you more about the INSIGHT APP in a minute.  But first, thanks to Jen and Monique for inviting us to share our expertise and…

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