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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Business Etiquette: 5 Rules That Matter Now

  Photo by shutterstock images. Click the image for the full story As Eliza Browning reports in Inc.: “The concept of etiquette is still essential, especially now—and particularly in business. New communication platforms, like Facebook and Linked In, have blurred the lines of appropriateness and we’re all left wondering how to navigate unchartered social territory.”

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What Makes Your Blog Good?

Here are some more tips on how to get the most out of your blog from a career perspective: Be sure that your blog is on a professional topic, which would encourage you to note the blog URL on your resume. Have a blog title that pertains to the blog’s focus. Include an “About” section at the […]

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