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What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You: The Top 8 Skills Professionals Need to Master

What makes a successful professional?  And what are the key behaviors, actions and thinking processes necessary to craft a career that is rewarding and meaningful and meets your needs and wants over the long arch of your professional life? These are ...
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Building and Leading High-Performance Teams

Our research shows one of the most desired executive skills is the ability to build and lead high-performance teams. It is what employers are seeking the most and is second only to industry-specific experience as what recruiters consider hardest to find. The ...
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Beyond PR: How to Communicate Like a Champ in the Digital Age

No matter how well you communicate now, Cheryl Snapp Conner has a bold promise to make: You can communicate better! And by doing so, you can strengthen your career and watch your business blossom through the words you speak and write, your personal values and ...
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Top 10 Tips for Creating a Perfect Twitter Profile

Twitter is a powerhouse platform for your career. For networking and professional growth, it’s a game-changer. And increasingly, companies and organizations are using it to search for talent. So what’s the secret to a successful Twitter presence? A great ...
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Ready to Be a Thought Leader? 7 Steps to Elevating Your Ideas, Your Organization and Your Career

Being known as a thought leader in your niche is the very best career insurance around. As the best-connected, most-respected, and most highly valued people in their organizations or industries, thought leaders are usually the last to find themselves ...
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Work Smarter, Not Harder: A New Lens for the 21st Century

All the critical issues you wrestle with, every wicked problem you've been tasked with fixing, have one thing in common: NOBODY has enough time or attention! EVERYBODY is overloaded. And that's not going to go away. Actually, it's going to get worse. Let's ...
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Getting to Yes With Yourself and Other Worthy Opponents

Why is it sometimes so hard for us to get to yes with others at work and at home - and what can help us reach good agreements more easily, whether it is with colleagues or clients, bosses or boards, spouses or children? William Ury, co-author of ...
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Give Your Organization a Reason to Believe in Itself

In my research into the origins of organizational purpose one thing impressed me about those leaders in the social service sector. When asked to define the purpose of their organization they could rattle it off in a flash. For example, one educator told me ...
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