Happy Hour Networking: The Dos and Don’ts

More and more often, I’m seeing networking events being held during Happy Hours. It makes sense. Technically, it’s still after work hours, but you can go straight after work and not have it run too late into your personal life. These relaxed settings can be the perfect way to meet new leads and potential new employers.

Confidence Under Pressure: Keeping Cool When the Heat is On

As the classic David Bowie song goes: “Pressure, pushing down on me/Pressing down on you, no man asks for (I might add, no woman asks for either).” No one likes to be under pressure at work, but it’s unavoidable. You can try your hardest to keep organized and expect the unexpected, but sometimes things just “come up.” If you truly want to be able to problem solve your way through some tough pressure, the first thing you need to have is confidence. Why confidence?

Make a Commitment: Stop Stalling and Start Succeeding

Do you feel like you’re floundering in your professional life? Are you stuck in a rut you can’t seem to escape? Do you feel like the success you expected to come to you just hasn’t happened? We can all get in these funks during our professional career. The most important thing is that we don’t let them stay around for too long.

Is it Really a Man’s World?

All too often we hear the phrase, “It’s a man’s world” and, quite frankly, I’m getting tired of it. That saying is just an excuse for women not to pour their hearts into a business that they love. Don’t believe me? Check out these successful women...

Learning the SWOT Method for Success

If you’ve been in a business environment for many years, you may have heard of the SWOT method for analyzing problems, projects or the business model in general. It's time to get this tool working for you!

KISS: Four Little Words to Apply to Your Next Big Project

The common acronym KISS has been around for decades. While general definitions say it stands for “Keep it simple, stupid,” I’ve one ahead and modified it to be a little more positive by saying “Keep it simple, sweetheart!” The KISS method, while it shouldn’t be used all the time, every time, definitely has its place in each and every business model. Where can you use the KISS method in your company?

The Importance of Passion in Business

Passion for your work is just as important as passion in a relationship. It keeps things new and exciting and keeps you wanting more. People can see your passion and they respond to it positively, whether they’re employees or clients. So you can see how important it is to keep that flame burning for your company. Here are a few tips to keep the passion alive at your job.


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