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The Networking Opportunity You’re Missing

In a connected world, opportunities are more about who you know than what you know. Whether it’s a job, making a sale, or finding your next great new hire, you’d be a fool to miss some great opportunities to build your network. With the growth of platforms like LinkedIn, it’s easier than ever to connect […]

What do You do when the Career Punches Come?

The ability to receive feedback, even when it’s critical, and bounce back from adversity are just two of many characteristics that make for a great leader. How many of these traits do you possess? Today’s post is by Tim Cole, author of The Compass Solution (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Here’s an interesting litmus […]

Would you rather be a big fish in a little pond or a little fish in a big pond?

Our reader poll today asks: Would you rather lead as a big fish in a little pond or a little fish in a big pond? I like leading as the big fish in a little pond: 48.7% I like leading as a little fish in a big pond: 51.3% Different ways to swim. It seems folks […]

How effective are you at establishing trust with a new team?

Our reader poll today asks: When you take on a new role, how effective are you at quickly establishing trust with the team? Very: I can build trust quickly: 58.8% Somewhat: it takes me a little while to build trust: 37.6% Not very: I struggle to build trust with the team: 2.8% Not at all: I […]

Do you better manage personal finances or business finances?

Our reader poll today asks: Which do you manage more closely: your personal finances or your business’ finances? I manage my personal finances much more rigorously: 29.7% I pay much more attention to my business’ finances: 30.6% I strike a good balance on managing both equally well: 36.1% I don’t manage my personal or my business […]

Dealing with a Manipulative Person

Manipulative people are challenging and terrifying to deal with. They prey on fear, insecurity, and uncertainty to get what they want. Deception isn’t out of bounds for them. Dealing with them requires you to change the game. We’ve all encountered or dealt with a manipulative person at some point in our career. These people induce […]