Millennials and the Entrepreneur Mindset

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Today’s Gen-Y workforce AKA Millennials are changing the way we look at work. They’re (I suppose I should say we’re) changing workplace cultures, manager mindsets and the image of the successful executive. Perhaps one characteristic of Millennials that stands out most is their entrepreneurial mindset. This doesn’t mean that every millennial is going to run […]

“I Had NO Idea!”

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I remember being a young coordinator happy to have my first real job out of undergrad. I interviewed successfully, got my offer letter and had been on-board for about a year. It was annual review time. I had filled out my employee portion and my manager completed hers. I had my note pad, my copy […]

The Way You Look Counts!

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This may sound incredibly shallow but in the professional world – in ANY professional world, the way you look counts! Physical presentation speaks volumes and plays a major role in the level of success you’re able to achieve. Now, let’s get one thing clear – when I talk about “physical presentation” I’m not talking about […]

Acknowledge, Address and Adjust: How to Bounce Back After a Stupid Mistake

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Anyone who’s been in business for longer than a month (employee, employer or entrepreneur) has suffered through the experience of making a really stupid mistake. Perhaps you hit ‘reply to all,’ when you shouldn’t have or perhaps you said the wrong thing in a meeting causing an unforgettable moment of embarrassment. You are not alone. […]

Climbing the corporate ladder may not be for you and that’s OK!

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Like many undergrads fresh out the starting gate, I couldn’t wait to get to work. I had a bright shiny new degree, a serious fire in my belly and student loans to think about. I knew exactly what I wanted. I wanted to work in New York City, for a Fortune 500 brand, and build […]