Brazen Careerist Executive Social Media Bootcamp 15% Discount

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Brazen Careerist is a career management company that hosts online job fairs, gives advice through the Brazen Life blog, and offers online bootcamps that help job seekers boost their job search and professional skills through BrazenU. I’m happy to announce that Brazen Careerist is offering a 15% discount off the price of the 20-day Executive Social Media Bootcamp to the Women On Business community! The discount code is WOB.

How To Lead With Guts (and Have Their Backs)

Let's Grow Leaders

More than anything, your team wants to know you have their backs. They want to know they matter–to you–not just to the company. They want to believe you’d walk through fire for them and to take the proverbial bullet coming from above.

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Leadership Lessons: When Truth is Discounted

Women on Business

In my new book in process, “ GUTSY: How Women Leaders Make Change ” I had to stop writing and take the temperature of my own “GUTSINESS”. Here is the story: I have always been a rebel, rebel who wants to see positive change and is willing to stand and be counted. I have done this in many instances when the risk has been to my career, reputation, and even the financial bottom line. I’d love to hear your thoughts.

How to Not Screw Up Your Career– #WinningWell in Fast Company

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You’re working hard to build a good reputation as a manager. So you’re taking on new projects and delegating certain tasks to others. You think you’re getting the hang of it, but then you make a remark that seems to rub someone the wrong way—and you aren’t sure why.

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How to Become a More Effective Manager #WinningWell

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If you’re looking to buy them for your team, CEO Reads offers some great quantity discounts, and we would be happy to customize with a personalized template. What does it mean to Win Well? One manager wrote to David and said, “This is my life!

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How To Recruit Your Dream Team

Eric Jacobson

In their book, the authors share their guide for how to attract, recruit and retain star executives. Golden Boy" - Discount references from people who have worked indirectly or consulted for a candidate but didn't directly work for or with them.

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How To Recruit Your Dream Team

Eric Jacobson

In their book, the authors share their guide for how to attract, recruit and retain star executives. Golden Boy" - Discount references from people who have worked indirectly or consulted for a candidate but didn't directly work for or with them.

Part 1 of the How to Establish a Financial Relationship with a.

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Susan Spencer Talks Cash Flow in 5-Part Women on Business Video Series I’m very happy to announce the new WomenOnBusiness.com YouTube channel.

How To Recruit Your Dream Team

Eric Jacobson

In their book, the authors share their guide for how to attract, recruit and retain star executives. Golden Boy" - Discount references from people who have worked indirectly or consulted for a candidate but didn't directly work for or with them.

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How To Attract, Recruit And Retain Star Talent

Eric Jacobson

In their book, the authors share their guide for how to attract, recruit and retain star executives. Golden Boy" - Discount references from people who have worked indirectly or consulted for a candidate but didn't directly work for or with them.

Discover How You Can Benefit from Content Marketing

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Following is an edited excerpt from my latest book, Content Marketing for Dummies , which teaches individuals and business owners how to create and publish online content that can help you reach your goals. Content can help you build your business, your brand, and your career.

How To Recruit Your Dream Team

Eric Jacobson

In their book, the authors share their guide for how to attract, recruit and retain star executives. Golden Boy" - Discount references from people who have worked indirectly or consulted for a candidate but didn't directly work for or with them.

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The Best Way To Grow Your Business & Career.

Rich Gee Group

home about rich our team news our fans services executive coach business coach speaking inspire media knowledge books affiliates contact Rich Gee Group 203.500.2421 The Best Way To Grow Your Business & Career. So they just stop and talk to no one.

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How To Have A Scroogeless Holiday-5 Charitable Giving Strategies.

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Here are five smart charitable giving strategies to keep in mind: 1. The same documentation rules above apply to furniture but items over $500 will require an assessment and filing IRS form 8283. Stock-it to them!

How To Find “Hidden” Federal Contracts: Network :: Women on Business

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Some 80% of government contracts are never put up for bid, and if a contract is under a certain dollar amount, government agencies are under no obligation to issue a bid notice. What does this mean for the average small business seeking to do business with the DoD and other federal agencies?

How to Beat Mid-Career Malaise

Harvard Business Review

” These questions are especially agonizing for mid-career professionals who may be searching for fulfillment while juggling demands at home and intense financial pressures to earn. How should you address a mid-career crisis? What actions can you take to improve your professional satisfaction? How can you combat the dullness and tedium of your workaday life? And how can you tell if it’s time to make a drastic change?

The Secret Steps to Using Stress to Your Advantage

Lead Change Blog

What causes us to feel that stress? Are there other, better coping strategies that could turn any kind of stress to our advantage? The answer to these questions is “ YES! Step 1: Get to know what stress is and why it exists. Step 4: Know when to say “when!”

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Help Your Children Learn How to Manage Money

Your Voice of Encouragement

Kids who are given whatever they ask for don’t appreciate what it takes to work for something you really want. Imagine the difference if instead, they learn that when you want something, you have to put forth effort to make it a reality.

Be Direct & Ask For What You Want.

Rich Gee Group

You don't feel you have to ask — people should instantly realize your needs. You don't know HOW to ask. Most psychological studies prove that people are more likely to help you if you just ask in a simple and direct fashion. Most people are nice and willing to help someone in need. One way I help my clients overcome being direct is to do "The Starbucks Challenge". When something is really important, we tend to 'complexify' our need and flub our request.

Be Direct & Ask For What You Want.

Rich Gee Group

You don’t feel you have to ask — people should instantly realize your needs. You don’t know HOW to ask. Most psychological studies prove that people are more likely to help you if you just ask in a simple and direct fashion. You just have to ask.

Shooting Freethrows: 7 Basic Competencies Every Team Leader Must Master

Let's Grow Leaders

You need your team to get to the next level. You’ve talked to your A players and have a good understanding of their Harlem Globe Trotter stunts. The biggest request I get for leadership development is not: “How do I get my A players to the next level?”

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7 Ways People Will Hold You Back–If You Let Them

Lead from Within

There’s probably a range, with some who have gone out of their way to help you learn and grow, others who may have helped a bit when it wasn’t too much trouble, and perhaps a few who seemed to actively be working to hold you back. If you’re working with someone in that last group, it’s important to respond to their actions in a way that helps you get the best out of yourself and others instead of reacting to their negativity.

What Parents Should Tell Their Kids About Finding a Career

Harvard Business Review

“After board dinners, we inevitably sit around and talk about our kids and their careers,” Dave Calhoun recently told me. “Frankly, we’re often at a loss with how to help them.” This the Career Triangle. Career planning

7 Secrets That Will Make You Much More Likable

Lead from Within

Imagine being able to instantly connect with people, and feel at ease among strangers, and stay assured in any social situation. The good news is that social skills are like any other skill–most people aren’t born with them, and it’s never too late to learn. But smart people are especially susceptible to certain social mistakes, like interrupting, discounting other people’s input, or cultivating a know-it-all air. How to Succeed as A New Leader.

Don’t Have A Job? It’s YOUR Fault.

Rich Gee Group

It’s going to be HARD. Get used to it. They want the limo to pull up to their house and whisk them off to their next position. It’s NEVER going to happen. It’s a job to find a job. People get so attached to their résumé.

How to Make a Great First Impression

Harvard Business Review

The saying “You only have one chance to make a first impression” holds true in many situations, from job interviews to sales calls. How can you make sure that you start off on the right foot in any of these scenarios? And what’s the best way to follow up? First impressions matter so much because they happen fast, and they are stubborn , says Whitney Johnson , the author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work.

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How to Craft an Agile Marketing Campaign

Harvard Business Review

As research on disruption and market transitions suggests, you’re better off these days if you can quickly identify and adapt to changes in your environment. Many marketers have built their careers on following a series of highly detailed plans based on copious data.

How to Land Your First Paid Speaking Gig

Harvard Business Review

Public speaking tends to be a love-or-hate pursuit. Others — and I hear from many – dream of developing a paid speaking career on the side. Business celebrities like Malcolm Gladwell bring in far more (back in 2008, it was widely reported that he received $80,000 for one engagement, and he’s now listed as booking talks in the $100,000 to $1,000,000 range). Career Transitions. How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition.

How to Interview and Assess a Serial Job Hopper

Harvard Business Review

No manager wants to hire someone who is going to turn around and quit after a year on the job. But how can you tell if a candidate is going to stick around, especially if he has a history of job hopping? That’s how to find out what they’re really made of.

How to Know If Joining a Startup Is Right for You

Harvard Business Review

You’re thinking about making a career change (or perhaps getting your first real job out of grad school), and you’re looking at different types of organizations. How can you evaluate whether that’s the right work culture for you? Here are some tips on how to do that.

How to Get Work Done on the Road

Harvard Business Review

My business partner, Kerry Patterson, and I were talking about a book we hoped to write. Kerry seemed to show up with reams of fascinating ideas written out in polished prose while I had a stained airplane napkin with crayon drawings on it. That way I feel compelled to get them done.

How to Get Feedback When No One Is Volunteering It

Harvard Business Review

You are probably not getting the feedback you want or need, according to our research conducted with SuccessFactors and Oxford Economics. As a result, the search for genuine feedback becomes more and more your own responsibility over the course of a career.

How to Partner with Outside Innovators in Health Care

Harvard Business Review

To accelerate innovation in healthcare technology we need to give creative people who don’t have traditional health science backgrounds more opportunities to participate. Take, for example, Gavriel Iddan, a guided missile designer for the Israeli military who invented a revolutionary way to visualize the gastrointestinal system. Traditionally, doctors have used a camera on the end of a long, flexible rod – an endoscope – to see inside the gut.

How to Pull Your Company Out of a Tailspin

Harvard Business Review

At any given moment, about 5%–7% of companies either are in free fall or are about to be. Of those who do, about half have to fundamentally redefine at least a part of their core business in order to save themselves. At first, the causes of free fall appear to be external: a global financial crisis, a banking system collapse, government deregulation, or, more common, a new business model or technology harnessed by a nimble insurgent competitor.

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How are you doing on price? :: Women on Business

Women on Business

In a lean economy, many sales and business development people feel obligated to discount their prices; at least, the discussion of price and where it fits in the sales strategy becomes more important than ever.

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How to Tell If a Company’s Culture Is Right for You

Harvard Business Review

Now you have to decide whether to take it. You’ve done your research and know the ins and outs of the company’s public profile, but how can you assess cultural fit — and if you’d actually be happy working there? Should you reach out to former employees? Or ask to spend a day at the office? During the interview process, you had a singular goal: to get an offer. Here are some ways to do that. What are you hoping to achieve?

How to Apply for a New Job After You’ve Been Fired

Harvard Business Review

How should your résumé reference the previous position, or should you even include it? And how can you go into the application process feeling positive about your prospects? It’s natural to feel slightly paranoid, says John Lees, UK-based career strategist and author of The Success Code. “You have no idea how much information about you and your circumstances is out there beyond what you’re broadcasting,” he says.

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How to Create True Customer Advocates

Harvard Business Review

And, as buyers increasingly expect to learn about products and services from their peers who are using them, companies are getting more creative at putting their happy customers in front of those buyers. So the question becomes: in order to keep the advocate pipeline filled, should you incent customers with rewards, discounts, even payments of some sort? So then, how do you make this happen? So I''m willing to do what I can to help you grow your customer base.

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The 3 Most Important Responsibilities of a Manager

Strategy Driven

When starting out in their careers, many employees will want to ascend their company’s hierarchy with the aim of taking on more managerial roles in the future. One of the best ways that you can do this as a manager is to cut the running costs of the business.

Health, Wellness, and a Giveaway to WomenonBusiness Readers

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I’m focusing on health and fitness, and to that end I’m inviting you to join me. We’re having a giveaway for a $75 gift certificate to any product (out of the millions of items available) from CSN Stores. Categories : Contests To learn more about Monica S.

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. So what’s in it for women to serve on boards, non-profit or corporate?

Living Without the “K” On Your “_eyboard” :: Women on Business

Women on Business

It’s amazing how we don’t give a second thought to the things we use on a daily basis. If I need to use that letter in a word, which does become an issue when I need to spell my last name or express gratitude in a document or email, I have to come up with different ways to get to it.

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Navigate Your Path to Success

Women on Business

Often this meant trying to read Mapquest directions while driving on a highway or in the dark. The biggest challenge, however, was having Mapquest dump me some strange place that was not where I wanted to go. How comforting is that? It is common this time of year to set goals.