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Interns to the Rescue! :: Women on Business

Women on Business

It feels good to support these businesses and I get to spend more time on the activities I enjoy. There comes a time, however, when an extra hand is needed to get something done and I don’t want to hire someone long-term or for a lot of money.

How to Revive a Tired Network

Harvard Business Review

On a scale of one to five, how important is having a good network to your ability to accomplish your goals? Even the most naive of them agree that, like it or not, relationships hold the key to both their current capac­ity and future success. Add to Cart.

How to Improve Your Sales Skills, Even If You’re Not a Salesperson

Harvard Business Review

At some point in your career, even if you’re not a salesperson, you’re going to have to sell something — whether it’s your idea , your team, or yourself. So how can you improve your sales skills, especially if you don’t pitch people often? “Very few parents say they want their kids to grow up to be a salesperson,” he says. “Many of them tell me that sales is something they never want to do in their careers.”

Can Leaders Take a Break? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

By Sylvia Lafair Do we have to go off to an island with limited access to the internet to get some quiet? Is it ever okay to put a “do not disturb” sign on the office door? The revolution for women to be able to fulfill oneself is good and right.

Leadership & Emotional Control | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

There has been no shortage of information published on the topic of Emotional IQ or what’s referred to as EQ in recent years. After all, being in touch with your emotions, as well as being in tune with the emotions of others is an important trait for any leader to possess.

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Design Matters

N2Growth Blog

While I have heard many a professional downplay the value of design, it has been my experience that most business people who espouse this opinion are commenting on something outside of their domain expertise in an attempt to justify a competing agenda or a position of ignorance.

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Why Young Bankers, Lawyers, and Consultants Need Emotional Intelligence

Harvard Business Review

Early in your career — whether it’s in banking, law, consulting or accounting — you will discover that all of your colleagues are as smart and hard working as you. You’ll learn that the key to being successful must be something else. Over my 40-year banking career, I’ve learned that the critical distinguishing factor for advancing in the professional services is emotional intelligence (EQ). Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders.