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Any Grizzlies in Your Office?

Posted with permission from Emily Bennington. Let’s say you came to work this morning and there was a 700-pound grizzly bear by the copy machine. No, I’m not talking about Herb from accounting. I’m talking about an actual frickin’ bear. You’d get the hell outta there, right? Of course you would because this is a […]

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Why LinkedIn Endorsements Can Make or Break Your Career

Reposted with permission from Gen Y and Workplace Expert Dan Schawbel. LinkedIn endorsements have really taken off in the past few months. LinkedIn recently announced that there have been over 1 billion endorsements made so far. These endorsements are extremely valuable because the more you have, they higher your profile will rank for each skill. […]

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Keys For Creating Your Career Success Story

This post originally ran on the Personal Branding Blog. The story of our careers, work and jobs continues to be written and told by all of us living it. 2008-2010 were tumultuous, paradigm shift years that most of us had never known, seen or experienced in our lifetime. We were all forced to deal with change on […]

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The Question That Changes Everything

This article is reposted with permission from Emily Bennington. As you know, year-end is a time of reflection and – typically – we focus on two questions: 1. Did I achieve my goals? 2. Am I where I want to be? For most of my adult life, I have used this time between Christmas and […]

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Are You A Catalyst?

It’s always best to be someone who makes good things happen. This creates energy, activity, good will and ultimately results and success. So, are you a catalyst? A catalyst is a ”person whose talk, enthusiasm, or energy causes others to be more friendly, enthusiastic, or energetic or  that precipitates an event or change”? Someone that can do that […]

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Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women 2012

I featured Forbes women beat writer Jenna Goudreau on the radio in early August, talking about women in business, the emergance of women in more top business positions and industries. Here is the follow up show about The Forbes Top 100 Most Powerful Women for 2012 show!  Forbes columnist Jenna Goudreau joins us to discuss […]

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