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4 Ways to Leverage Social Media to Enhance Your Career

Let's Grow Leaders

Although many companies caution workers about using social media, utilizing sites like Twitter and LinkedIn can go a long way in positioning you within your own company and as a leader in your industry. Obviously you need to be smart about how you use social media.

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ASTD International Conference: Must Attend Sessions!

ReThink HR

So in less than 12 hour s I will be heading out to Orlando, FL for the ASTD International Conference. So as long as I get a good connection and I feel like getting everything down, be looking out here for day by day opinions and information about and around the conference and its events. Conference Sessions to Attend! See the list below: My Choices for ASTD International Conference. Career Maps to Career Apps: Developing Tomorrow’s Careerists.

How To Be More Productive When You Work From Home.

Rich Gee Group

You have to be on emergency conference calls. Use technology. Get your client, your vendor or your staff together and all get on a conference call to get a status, charm the client or direct a vendor. I live in Connecticut and this season has to be the hottest on record.

Is a Corporate Board Seat in Your Future? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

By Bonnie Marcus This past week I had the opportunity to not only attend the MA Conference for Women, but also to participate in a leadership panel about women and corporate board positions. In summary, a seat at the table can help you in your own career efforts.

What Great Social Media Campaigns Get Right

Harvard Business Review

The web did not invent community-driven brands – just think of Harley Davidson — but technology has surely made the strategy more popular. While its social media KPI’s soared, its business suffered. After a successful career as a corporate consultant, he became the Director of Economic Development for Rhode Island, a cabinet level position, where he saw the opportunity to put his ideas into action and create innovation at scale.

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15 Key Lessons On Managing Change


With rapid globalization and advent of technology, the rate of change in society and in organizations has just multiplied. Home Go to Guest Posts Disclaimer 15 Key Lessons On Managing Change Change, they say, is the only constant.

Thriving During an Economic Downturn :: Women on Business

Women on Business

WPO 2010 Annual Conference: Thriving in the New Economy The 13th annual Women Presidents’ Organization conference will host.

Revisiting Our Masculine Side of Leadership :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Governor’s Conference for Women.

Job Seekers Should Consider What Their Online, In-Person and On-Paper Personas Say about Them

Strategy Driven

Always dress like you achieved career success but leave your fur coats and very expensive jewelry at home. Today, though, it’s about making sure you put your best foot forward in multiple media, including the Internet.

Servant Leadership Observer ? November 2010

Modern Servant Leader

The Modern Servant Leader Servant Leadership & Technology. Technology. Technology. Why Technology Managers Make Great Leaders. Who Is Accountable for Your Career? Careers for Servant Leaders. Know Your Social Media Hierarchy. Technology Leaders.

Chick Flicks and Leadership :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Governor’s Conference for Women.

Business Does Not Need the Humanities — But Humans Do

Harvard Business Review

” The anecdote was too delicious to ignore, seeming to capture all we (think we) know about Zuckerberg—his casual brilliance, his intense competitiveness, his hyper-rational faith in technology, and the polarizing effect of his compelling software. beastfromeast/Getty Images.

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Guest Blogger Nathan Zeldes: Why and How to Communicate Across Company Lines


Throughout my career as a Principal engineer at Intel, I’ve repeatedly made a point to do that, and believe me, it wasn’t easy. Attend professional conferences. You can start with near-competitors – companies that use similar technologies but make different product lines.

The September 2012 Leadership Development Carnival NFL Kick-off Edition

Great Leadership By Dan

Posts are organized by NFL team conferences and divisions. Well-intentioned talent management systems are frequently to blame for undermining the quality of career conversations. While technology is fabulous, it doesn’t replace dealing with people.".

Navigate Your Path to Success

Women on Business

Don’t you wish you had a GPS for your life and career? Wouldn’t it be great to simply plug in your dreams or goals for your life and career and have someone tell you in a very confident assuring voice how to get there? What are your goals for your career or business?

Leadership Interview – James Quigley

N2Growth Blog

Jim has a new book out (“ As One “), you can find him on Twitter @DeloitteCEO and Jim is a frequent presenter at conferences such as World Business Forum and the World Economic Forum in Davos. Mike Myatt : How has social media affected you as a CEO?

World Business Forum – Day 1 Recap | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Day one of the conference was headlined by a highly esteemed group of speakers who didn’t give me nearly what I had hoped for – While there were a few shining stars, and some great sound bites, I wasn’t challenged nearly as much as I hoped to be.

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Top 10 US Cities to Capture Small Business Recovery Act Dollars.

Women on Business

New York , NY With the financial sector reeling, New York is counting on technological innovation to save the day. Internet Marketig tools such as pay-per-click (PPC), social media marekting can help you represent artists from Cheyenne to China. Governor’s Conference for Women.

The Homecoming Queen Grows Up (kinda)

Women on Business

Governor’s Conference for Women.

The Leadership Walk

N2Growth Blog

link] Meredith Bell I had the opportunity to meet Kevin recently at a conference and had a follow-up phone conversation with him.

Leadership and a Cup of Tea :: Women on Business

Women on Business

Governor’s Conference for Women.

Disruptive Business Models | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

With the continued rapid development of technology taking the concept of globalization and turning it into hard reality facing businesses of all sizes, it is time for executives and entrepreneurs to examine their current business models from a disruptive perspective.

World Business Forum – Top 10 Speakers | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Nando Parrado - Nando was the only speaker at the conference to receive a standing ovation, but this is not why I ranked him #1.

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Leadership Interview – John Maxwell | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

That insight changed my perspective on leadership and set the course for my career as a leader and teacher of leadership. I've seen John in person at few of our conferences teaching leadership to us and I am really do admired the knowledge and wisdom he gained.

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The Disconnected Leader | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Private conversations are accommodated by small conference rooms or a walk about the parking lot.

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The Rainmaker 'Fab Five' Blog Picks of the Week - A Look Ahead at 2011

Maximizing Possibility

Jason Seiden, Fail Spectacularly : Jason & Elle Talk New Year's Resolutions Bill Boorman, The Recruiting Unblog : Where Will Social Media and #Socialrecruiting go in 2011?

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Still holding on to “life's leg warmers?” What would Jane Fonda.

Women on Business

Governor’s Conference for Women.

Game Changers | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

link] Becky Robinson Mike, the first thought that came to my mind is social media. Leaders who leverage social media successfully for their organizations can bring about great change. link] mikemyatt Becky: You've no doubt pointed out a big potential game changer in social media.

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Are You Network Literate?

Harvard Business Review

It's more than exchanging business cards and following up after a conference — although that is still important," he says. This interconnected world has replaced the traditional career ladder, requiring new skills and tactics. Obtain a basic understanding of network technology. Networks are facilitated by technology and so a certain fluency with the technology involved is key. Managing yourself Networking Social media

Breaking Down Data Silos

Harvard Business Review

You can’t read the pages of the mainstream or business media without being impressed by the opportunity. The biggest obstacle to using advanced data analysis isn’t skill base or technology; it’s plain old access to the data. Harnessing the power of machine learning and other technologies. Second, data confers insight and advantage. Vendors have also worked hard to create entire job functions and career paths centered around their software.

Leadership Basics | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Knowledge of leadership theories and skills may be formally gained by enrolling in leadership seminars, workshops, and conferences.

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Yes, Your Résumé Needs a Summary

Harvard Business Review

The marketing executive began her summary with “pharmaceutical”—the one industry she’s worked in throughout her career. And the sales executive noted his accomplishments across media companies at three stages of development—start-up, growth, and well-established.

Definition of Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

It sounds like your conference offers a great message to those in need of hearing it.

Top Quotes from the Art of Management 2010 | RoundtableTalk

Roundtable Talk

Before building community you need to build engagement.” “If your product or service sucks; social media, marketing or management won’t save you.” When technology, access, information and how consumers buy changes, so must management.”

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10 Communication Tips for Leaders

N2Growth Blog

Great communicators can tailor a message such that they can speak to 10 people in a conference room or 1,000 people in an auditorium and have them feel as if you were speaking directly to each one of them as an individual.

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Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

In today’s post I’ll examine the importance of CEOs having a positive attitude… I had the opportunity a few weeks ago to watch one of my clients deliver a keynote at a national conference, and while I expected nothing less than an outstanding presentation, what I ended-up witnessing was a true masterclass in the contagious, inspirational power that comes from positive leadership. People who have bad attitudes have more career turnover.

Work Life Lead: The Gift of Gratitude

Weekly Leader

Become Your Own Best Gatekeeper

Harvard Business Review

I'm all for taking the time to meet interesting new people (that's why I make a point to go to conferences like Renaissance Weekend. She had also started following me on social media and frequently retweeted my messages.) Career planning Managing yourself Personal effectiveness

On Leadership and The Rolling Stones « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

I consider it important to first find out how far I would like to go in my career, both physically and psychologically.

Cast the Net Wide – Make the Most of Your Promotional Time and.

Women on Business

Many career-enhancing activities can develop from carefully chosen volunteer-based projects. Cultivate the local media. Media momentum is much like a wild fire—the power of one well-placed match can ignite dramatic pyrotechnics! He got a lot of media attention!

Leadership: Gettin' Stuff Done Without Using Your Hands « Linked 2.

Linked 2 Leadership

I learned at this point in my young career that people are a variable in business and life and are never really a constant.

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Top Leaders of 2010 | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

He has recently aquired ownership of The Whiteboard Sessions (a conference designed for leaders & strategy). He had a successful career in ministry and was in good churches, but he felt God calling him to this assignment. After confering with the elders and leaders in the town, she was told that it cost money to go to school.

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Struggling at the (Computer) Games of Life

Harvard Business Review

I first met Halfteck at a conference late in 2012, and got him to send me a link to one of his company’s games last spring so I could play it and have my performance assessed. Hiring Information & technology Job search

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