168 results for tag: Peer & Expert Insights


You’re More Resilient Than You Give Yourself Credit For

In my role as a professor at the Brandeis International Business School, I teach a course each fall about acting outside your comfort zone. Each student in the class chooses a behavior outside their comfort zone to work on. For some, it's public speaking; ...
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Stealth Job Search Strategies for Executives

Most career experts would tell you to start looking for a new job while you're still employed. But when you do—you must tread carefully. In this ExecuNet Master Class session, executive job search expert and career strategist Marsha Muawwad shares ...
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The Giant, Untapped Opportunity You’re Likely Missing

I told you about my miserable hotel check-in experience last week. If you missed it, find it here. But it got me thinking… Would I have paid, say an extra $50-$100 in advance to check-in early, avoid the lines in their entirety, and walk into the hotel ...
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Are You Really as Prepared as You Think You Are?

The last eight years have taken their toll on the economy and on us as a country. The weight has been felt personally, emotionally and financially. But maybe, just maybe, there's a light at the end of the long, dark tunnel. Sixty-eight percent of search firm ...
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Marketing Yourself Online: Social Media Job Search Do’s and Don’ts

People advise using social media for finding a new job. But how, exactly, should you do that? In this presentation, social networking expert and author Diane Crompton shares the Do’s and Don’ts of networking your way into a job using four powerful online ...
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Write Like a Leader: Top Strategies for Success

For executives, the written word speaks volumes about their competency as an effective leader and communicator. During an ExecuNet webinar, Write Like a Leader: Top Strategies for Success, Deborah Dumaine of Better Communications noted how writing has ...
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The No Complaining Rule

One simple rule is having a big impact. I didn’t invent the rule. I discovered it — at a small, fast growing, highly successful company that implements simple practices with extraordinary results. One day I was having lunch with Dwight Cooper, a tall, ...
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What to Do When Business Dries Up?

The US will be energy independent within ten years. Technological advances in oil and gas recovery through processes like hydraulic fracking or fracturing has allowed the US dramatically to increase its oil extraction and rapidly decrease its reliance on ...
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Great Leadership

Challenging times require leaders who can lead others through the challenges. Now more than ever we need great leadership in our government, schools, businesses, hospitals and organizations. Good leadership won’t suffice. We need great leadership. There is ...
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It’s Not Just Moments-of-Truth: It’s the End-to-End Experience

The findings of a powerful research study emerged in the Harvard Business Review and it’s clear from the behavior of some companies I’ve visited recently that word has not been disseminated widely. The article was titled “The Truth About Customer ...
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Power Connecting: Networking Skills for the Sales Professional

A few years ago I attended a private conference in New York where Esther Dyson, a prominent angel investor and philanthropist, was speaking. I had admired Esther for a long time and wanted to meet her. At the end of the conference a long line of people lined ...
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The Paradoxical Benefits of Juggling Teams

Serving on multiple teams can distract our focus, but it might be worth it. Creative work is teamwork. That much is all but indisputable for modern organizations. The age of the lonely artist working in solitude is all but gone, if it ever existed in the ...
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