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Three Busyness Myths Debunked

June 24, 2016
Three Busyness Myths Debunked

Tweet If your schedule is constantly jam-packed and you lack any semblance of balance, have you considered that you may have fallen into the busyness trap?  You may, not even be aware of your busyness addiction as you rush through your daily routine.  I was that person—voice activating text messages in route to meetings;...
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Three Ways to Make a Positive First Impression

June 9, 2016
Three Ways to Make a Positive First Impression

Tweet Dale Carnegie said, “When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but creatures of emotion.”  Whether meeting new customers, employers, prospects or team members, it is critical to make a positive, memorable first impression.  The latest research shows you only have a tenth of a second to make...
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Three Ways to Effectively Engage Millennials in Today’s Workplace By Liz Scavnicky-Yaekle

June 3, 2016
Three Ways to Effectively Engage Millennials in Today’s Workplace By Liz Scavnicky-Yaekle

Tweet Millennials (born between 1980 and 1996) in the U.S. are on track to become the most educated generation in American history.  As the estimated 2.8 million millennials graduate from college this month with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, many will it difficult to land fulfilling jobs.  Consider these facts according to Gallup’s latest...
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Four Habits that Cultivate Productivity

May 26, 2016
Four Habits that Cultivate Productivity

Tweet Working smarter, not harder, requires developing the following four healthy habits. Develop a morning routine.  On the subject of cultivating a mental attitude that will bring you peace and happiness, Dale Carnegie said, “Fill your mind with thoughts of peace courage, health and hope.”  That’s an impossible feat if you start each day...
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Three Reasons to Tackle Tough Tasks First

May 4, 2016
Three Reasons to Tackle Tough Tasks First

Tweet It’s tempting to start the day focusing on easy tasks before addressing more challenging ones.  Procrastination is the bane of human existence, but you can overcome it by tackling difficult to-do’s earlier on in the day.  Dale Carnegie said, “You can get ahead in the world. But you will have to work, you...
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Cope with Conflict in Five Healthy Steps

April 20, 2016
Cope with Conflict in Five Healthy Steps

Tweet Do you ever struggle to control your negative emotions when encountering conflict with a co-worker, friend or even your boss?  Often times, people lash out or engage in an unproductive round of sparring which proves fruitless and may even destroy the relationship.  Effectively managing conflict requires emotional intelligence and the following steps to...
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Five Earth Day Activities to Engage Employees

April 14, 2016
Five Earth Day Activities to Engage Employees

Tweet An estimated 500 million people will participate in various Earth Day activities worldwide, so why not use it as an opportunity to strengthen camaraderie and tap into teamwork?  Several employee studies conclude that morale and employer confidence increase when businesses implement productive green initiatives.  Additionally, in many recent surveys, consumers have stated that...
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Villanova’s Keys to Victory in the NCAA National Championship

April 6, 2016
Villanova’s Keys to Victory in the NCAA National Championship

Tweet The heat was on in Houston on Monday as Villanova played their very best and beat North Carolina to claim their second national championship in the school’s history.  What does it take to consistently win during a grueling three-week period and be crowned NCAA Tournament champions?  Here are the three keys to Villanova’s...
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New Year Resolution Check-In—4 Psychologist’s Secrets to Success

March 31, 2016
New Year Resolution Check-In—4 Psychologist’s Secrets to Success

Tweet Are you among half of the Americans which research suggests set New Year’s resolutions each year?  If so, with the first quarter behind us, it’s time to measure success.  Consider how you’ve fared thus far and if you are disappointed in your performance, you’re not alone—only 8% of Americans actually achieve their resolutions. ...
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Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

March 23, 2016
Six Steps to Standing Out in Busy People’s Inbox

Tweet Regardless of your role and rank within an organization, garnering the attention of busy people can be extremely challenging, especially via email.  Here are six steps to increasing the likelihood that an email recipient will not only open your email, but read your entire message and respond. Start with a simple subject line. ...
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