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BRUSH UP ON INTERVIEWING SKILLS

When was the last time you interviewed for a job? More appropriately, when was the last time you had to interview for a job? For many of you, it’s probably been ten or fifteen years or more. Unfortunately many business people have had to think about looking for a job, and one thing is absolutely…

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The death of job security

  Coach Dan asks employers and employees to always be on their toes, ready to adapt to change and be street smart in an ever-changing business environment. What is the greatest fear among American workers? The fear of keeping steady jobs the rest of their lives. And, this fear is eroding personal lives, impacting our…

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Introversion

  Charm your way to the top and stop being an introvert! If you are the one who spends most of your time hiding in the restroom during a valuable networking event, Coach Dan has some tips to take you out of your shell. Are you the person who likes to stay away from parties?…

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Managing time in a virtual office

  Coach Dan teaches you to manage work in a virtual office. He gives tips on productivity, how to work with others in a virtual environment and teaches you when to call it a day when your work is done.  Learn to discipline yourself to work from a virtual office following these tips: Use technology…

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Ben Franklin, Our FIRST Networker

  From the Dr. Loren Ekroth, Ph.D…Better known as Dr. Conversation, Better Conversations Newsletter April 14, 2011 In the fall of 1727 Ben Franklin organized a group of men into a club whose primary purpose was inquiry into a variety of questions. This club thrived for nearly four decades and was known as the Junto,…

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ARE YOU SURE YOU KNOW WHO YOUR IDEAL CUSTOMER IS?

Do you know your ideal client…even when you see them? The fact that most business owners do not get is that your ideal client is much different from your typical client! Your typical client NEEDS what you sell, but your ideal client WANTS what you sell! That difference is huge. Prospects may or may not…

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ARE YOU NUTS?

  Have you ever shared a dream or goal to someone that you loved or trusted to have them look back with a smile to say, “You’re Nuts! That’s crazy, YOU CAN’T DO THAT!” Over many years, I’ve observed that the one thing that hinders the POTENTIAL success of people is how they might answer…

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Are You Committed To Success?

The situation comes straight out of children’s story books. Remember the story about Henny Penny, the little chicken who made great bread. Everyone wanted to eat it but no one wanted to help make it. The story plays out every day in the real world when it comes to how businesspeople and people in general…

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Are You A Resilient Leader?

The pace that you set as a leader and the performance standards you demonstrate are key to driving excellence within your organization, especially when you are leading a new company. An astounding 80 percent of all new businesses fail in the first five years, and after that only 20 percent of the remaining businesses will…

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ADVENTURES IN HIRING

  Last week I was interviewing a young lady and recent college graduate for a position that I have in my business coaching practice. She was great! She came to the meeting prepared, dressed for business and had done her homework. It was so refreshing that I caught myself smiling.  I was smiling because this…

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