You Might Not Be Having the Conversation You Think You are Having

By Aimee Hansen You’re not half as good at listening as you think you are. What’s your first inclination? Dismiss the suggestion? Defend yourself? Conjure up anecdotes supporting just how attentive and caring and compassionate of a listener you truly are? Would you be proving the accusation true? Most of us aren’t nearly as good… Read More

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Women Still Prime Targets of Workplace Bullying

Guest contributed by Patrick Valtin Disengagement and bullying More than 72% of the US Workforce are disengaged, costing the US economy over $500 billion in revenues annually. One primary (and often overlooked) source of employee disengagement is unsolved or badly managed bullying in the workplace; it affects 75% of American workers, causing lower productivity, lower… Read More

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Becoming Conscious of Unconscious Bias in the Multigenerational Workplace

Most of us tend to hang around with people who are “like us,” that is, who share commonalities in background, personality, interests, and yes, age. In the workplace, this can be problematic, as it can lead managers to jump to … [Read more…]

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7 Steps to Writing to Your Own Simple Self Improvement Plan

Guest contribution Career progression and happiness is intersected with the other elements of your life. If you want to achieve the type of growth that brings happiness and satisfaction to your whole being, you need to focus on, among other things, your education, physical health, and fitness, spiritual health and personal relationships, in addition to… Read More

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Need Effective Visual Branding? How to Vet Designer Candidates

What vetting steps do you take with visual designers to determine whether they are able to create effective visual branding components that are reflective of your brand?

Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue …

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Voice of Experience: Laure Châtillon, Partner and Diversity Leader, PwC France

There is a famous book by the French Minister for European Affairs Nathalie Loiseau called Choisissez Tout (Choose Everything), where she underscores that women don’t have to make sacrifices. There is no standard in life: You don’t have to be ambitious or start a family, but you have to try before giving up. That has been… Read More

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Clocking Time

Clocking Time
by
Mark McClure

I know that wooded hill behind her house.

One morning she took a headset camera and live-streamed the climb up a steep, unmarked trail to the entrance of a hidden cave. From there she pointed out people working in the patchwork of fields below and then panned around to show me the cave’s dark,

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Recapture Your Brand Focus With These Simple Techniques

A lack of time and over scheduling are roadblocks to having more focus and moving forward for your personal brand. In order to grow your business it is important to recognize that the right mindset and discipline are two key factors to success.

How can your brand have more focus for better results? By recharging …

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How to Increase Your Interesting Factor

Recently, a colleague walked into my office looking refreshed with a great tan, relaxed physical demeanor and big smile, yet he hadn’t gone on vacation. He started playing baseball in what he described as “an old men’s league.”

“When we were kids, we had many activities that we enjoyed, in addition to our job, which …

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