"It's not what you know, it's who you know"

Published: Tuesday, October 27, 2015

When in college, you are supposed to be learning all the essentials that you need to know to prepare you for the real world.  But the real world is a lot harder than taking weekly exams and writing 20-page papers. 

Categories: Leadership

HR Tip-How to Run an Effective Meeting

Published: Thursday, October 15, 2015

Most employees consider meetings a waste of time and a drain on productivity, but www.99u.com suggests that there are new rules to consider.  These new rules are practiced by companies like Google and Apple.

Categories: Leadership

World Gratitude Day

Tips for Living Gratefully

Published: Monday, September 21, 2015

Today is World Gratitude Day.Created over 50 years ago, World Gratitude Day is an international holiday when people focus on what they are grateful for. It’s also a time to express gratitude to the people who have had a positive impact on your life.Gratitude is a subject that has been gaining traction for some time now. Science has shown that gratitude can improve your life immensely.One of the most important keys to gaining happiness is to have the proverbial “attitude of gratitude.” It will change your life. That’s what it did for me!

Categories: Leadership

Power of Goals

Published: Monday, August 17, 2015

Way back in 1997, a family friend couple (#ThankYourMentor) came over to our place.Over a cup of tea, they shared with us (me & wife) the power of goals. Wediscussed briefly (we knew what we wanted, clearly). Then actually wrote themdown. Recently, while clearing old papers, I came across this note.
The goals were not really SMART/PURE/CLEAR. But it came from the heart.
 Needless to add, all six of them, our life-goals, stand
fulfilled! Mysterious are the ways of the Universe!

A goal is a desired result
that a person or a system envisions, plans and commits to achieve.

Categories: Leadership

Why Volunteering Is Good For Your Career

By Nicole Williams

Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Millions of professionals donate their time volunteering that
impacts the lives of others, but it turns out volunteering is as good for your
career as it is to those you help. Here’s how:

Categories: Leadership

Starting a Business? Five Things You Must Know

Starting a new business is an exciting, but busy time with so much to be done and so little time to do it in.

Published: Monday, June 15, 2015

Starting a new business is an exciting, but busy time with so much to be done and so little time to do it in. And, if you expect to have employees, there are a variety of federal and state forms and applications that will need to be completed to get your business up and running. That's where a tax professional can help.

Categories: Education, Leadership

What We Can Learn About Leadership From March Madness

Leadership In Unlikely Places

Published: Monday, March 16, 2015

With the presence of March Madness upon us, it seems a good time to reflect on some unique management lessons that basketball can teach us.

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Making Small Talk (BIG)

by Tim Hurson and Tim Dunne

Published: Monday, December 29, 2014

Whether you're selling a product, a service, or yourself, the most important event in the entire process is your first face-to-face meeting with your prospect. If it goes well, your chances of success are enhanced. If it goes poorly, it's often impossible to recover. And if it's just blah... well, your prospects' body language will soon make it clear that they have better ways to spend their time.

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What's Your Christmas Gift to Your Community?

Published: Wednesday, December 10, 2014

We have had good fortune and some success in life though, and we are fortunate largely because of our communities and how they support us.

Categories: Leadership

The 5 Behaviors that Make you a Co-Working Space Pro

Published: Wednesday, November 5, 2014

The nature of the American workforce is rapidly changing, with more of us telecommuting or starting businesses out of our homes than ever before.  It’s no surprise, then, that there’s been a recent surge in people taking...

Categories: Education, Leadership

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