Why Social Media Is Shaping The Future Of Work

Lists of social media disasters are like new versions of worst-dressed lists. And there’s no such thing as not being on social media. If you’re not actively pursuing your brand on social, someone else is, and probably not the way you want to be.

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In Meghan’s words, “…you’re a brand, whether you like it or not.” So true and so important. My advice, start defining your brand before it starts defining you!

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How Women Owned Businesses Are A Source of Strength

Who is driving new business growth AND having a social impact in New York City? According to a new study, it’s increasingly women.

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While it’s clear there’s still progress to be made, the ideas, talent and commitment of these women are transforming communities for the better

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The Biggest Leap You’ll Ever Make: From Team Member to First-Time Manager – Jesse Lyn Stoner

I had the pleasure of catching up with Ken Blanchard to talk about the challenges first-time managers face and what to do about it.

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Great points for the front-line supervisor who has moved up from being a part of the team to now leading it. Leading your former peers can be daunting–but with training and knowledge, it’s both doable and rewarding!

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The real reason to hire a veteran | Fox News

I’ve grown tired of reading articles telling us why we should hire veterans. Veterans bring true real world experience to the workplace.

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Any companies are to comment as to why an unfailing attitude toward mission success might be important to a bottom line? How about work ethic, character, unparalleled persistence and self-starting problem solving? If these sound important to you, then you might want to consider hiring a veteran!

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5 Ways You Can Encourage Your Kids to Become Innovators

Let’s face it, school isn’t always the best at nurturing creativity. Parents can step into the gap with these tips.

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17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

It starts with what you say–and what you know not to say.

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Likable people are often dreamers, optimists, and doers. RFK put it best: "There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?"

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Why Veterans Make Great Entrepreneurs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. veteran population was more than 21 million strong as of 2014.

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America is aware of the abilities that U.S. veterans acquire during their time in service. Many of these abilities overlap with the skills needed to become a successful entrepreneur, as many veterans-turned-entrepreneurs have demonstrated. Hard-working individuals create businesses that adapt and change with the times, and veterans are proving that higher education isn’t the only way to find a place within the ranks of successful business owners.

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Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

And four ways to improve it.

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Strengthening your emotional intelligence takes commitment, discipline, and a genuine belief in its value. With time and practice, though, you’ll find that the results you achieve far outweigh the effort it took to get there.

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Assessment: Find Out If You’re a Superboss

How good are you at nurturing talent?

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The best bosses in the world don’t just surround themselves with talent; they spawn it. Think of Julian Robertson in finance, Larry Ellison in technology, Jon Stewart in entertainment, Alice Waters in restaurants, and Bill Walsh in coaching. All took on and trained protégés who became leaders in their respective fields. Do you have what it takes to propel your team members in the same way? These questions, drawn from years of research into what “superbosses” do differently, will help you assess that question. Think about your present job and answer honestly, focusing on what you actually do, not on what you aspire to do.

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