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6 Personal Branding Lessons Every Working Professional Can Learn from Trump and Clinton
Business / Leadership

6 Personal Branding Lessons Every Working Professional Can Learn from Trump and Clinton

Despite having the two highest unfavorable ratings of any major presidential candidates in history, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have outlasted their competitors—and one of them is going to become the leader of the free world. What does success in the face of such highly unfavorable ratings teach us about […]

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 […]

TIPS FOR GETTING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS — FROM A PRO
Business / Business & Career Opportunities / Business Tips / Leadership

TIPS FOR GETTING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS — FROM A PRO

Government contracting veteran Lisa Martin opens up her playbook The U. S. government spends hundreds of billions of dollars each year buying everything from roads to commodes. And yes, that includes professional services. For example, in the government, marketing is called education and outreach. It includes just about every type […]

How to Strike a Balance Between Being Liked
Business / Careers and Work / Leadership

How to Strike a Balance Between Being Liked

…and Respected at Work Being a professional isn’t easy. At the workplace, it’s not only about what you do but how you do it. This is how you build your reputation and you probably realize that it’s a very valuable factor in your career development. If you’d like to get […]

Nine Types of Clients You Should Cut Loose in 2016
Business / Leadership

Nine Types of Clients You Should Cut Loose in 2016

Every great gardener knows the benefits that winter pruning will have come springtime. Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey explain how that basic gardening principle can have a huge impact on your business when you use it to cut unruly clients loose. At the start of the new year, you’re probably […]

7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Running a Family Business
Business / Family Business

7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Running a Family Business

Entrepreneurship is rarely easy but also having family in the mix can add multiple layers of complexity—barriers and challenges that your competitors may not be burdened with. That said, the unique dynamics of a family-run business can also result in extraordinary success as evidenced by Wal-Mart, BMW, Ford and Tyson—all highly accomplished family […]

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