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Why preparing to QUIT your job is the best way to gain work security in 2017
Business / Business & Career Opportunities / Leadership

Why preparing to QUIT your job is the best way to gain work security in 2017

Businesses rarely enter deals without a plan for how each will end. As employees, we should take a page from their playbooks, says Diane Mulcahy, author of  The Gig Economy and creator of the Forbes “Top 10” business school class on the topic. She advises: “On the day you get […]

How to Build a Team of Informal Mentors
Business / Leadership / Mentoring Programs

How to Build a Team of Informal Mentors

Mentorship relationships don’t always have to be formal relationships. Sometimes they can be as simple as “if I have a question, can I send you an email?” relationships. While individually these relationships might not change your life, having a whole rolodex of these kinds of mentors can make a big […]

Advice for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs
Business / Business Tips / Leadership

Advice for Aspiring Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs are taking the business world by storm. In fact, the number of women-owned businesses increased by 26.8% from 2007 to 2012, according to the National Women’s Business Council. NWBC is a non-partisan federal advisory council that serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the president, […]

In Tough Conversations, Seek to COMPLETE, Not COMPETE.
Business / Business Tips / Leadership

In Tough Conversations, Seek to COMPLETE, Not COMPETE.

Difficult conversations are necessary—at least if you want people to correct mistakes, learn, and grow. But they can be less difficult if you just remember one critical rule: You’re trying to help, not win. At some point you will have to have a difficult conversation at work. There’s just no […]

4 Things You’re Doing Wrong in Business
Business / Business Tips

4 Things You’re Doing Wrong in Business

Surprising mistakes undermining productivity and profitability that are also holding business managers and owners back from conducting business with more meaning, purpose and urgency In today’s cut-throat business climate, the pressure to generate profits quickly is often unrelenting and intense. From accommodating anxious shareholders and contending with new competitors that […]

The Year of Customer Delight: In 2015, Rewire Your Culture Around Service
Business / Business Tips / Customer Service

The Year of Customer Delight: In 2015, Rewire Your Culture Around Service

and Fix Your Toughest Problems Once and for All For years you’ve tried to improve your customer service. You’ve trained and trained (burning through too many initiatives to count), but the results never seem to stick. You might see a surge of improvement with each new initiative—just enough to make […]

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