Apple: Employees Are Passionate, But …

As David Segal reports in the New York Times, Apple may be a great company, but the pay at its retail stores often does not measure up: “Last year, during his best three-month stretch, Jordan Golson sold about $750,000 worth of computers and gadgets at the Apple store in Salem, N.H. It was a performance that […]

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Great Moments in Twitter Blunders

We all like to think that we are pretty smart, but sometimes we press the SEND button before the THINK button — rather than the reverse. As Eric Spitznagel reports in Business Week: “How much career damage could you possibly do in just 140 characters? Turns out, quite a bit.” Click the birdie for some […]

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Sharpen Your Presentation Skills

The late Steve Jobs left a huge legacy. One of the best skill sets that we can improve upon based on Jobs’ approach is the art of the presentation. His commencement speech at Stanford is considered to be an inspirational classic. During the period before his illnesses, Jobs was renowned for his abilities as a presenter […]

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Could These Start-Ups Become the Next Big Thing?

     Click the image for the full New York Times’ story This post is for you budding entrepreneurs. There is a lot of good information in this article about the following companies. I know you are familiar with Pinterest, but what about the other firms? Taskrabbit    Airtime   Square  Dropbox  Pinterest  Path  Quora  Pinwheel    […]

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13 Things You Never Knew You Could Do On LinkedIn

How well are YOU using LinkedIn? Do you have a strong summary of your core and differentiating strengths? Do you have at least 100 connections? Have you joined at least a half-dozen groups? To utilize LinkedIn as a highly effective networking and career vehicle, it is imperative that you optimize your LinkedIn page and engage […]

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