This Is A Test! This is ONLY A Test!

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    Have you ever been on an interview and suddenly something weird happens right in front of your prospective new boss? Maybe you’re invited out to lunch and the waiter keeps screwing up your order. Perhaps you’re in the middle of the interview process and suddenly can’t reach anyone directly. Every time you reach […]

How I Brought Down My Stagnant Wall

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Some time ago, like many people who’ve operated in the same career for a while, I started to wonder if I was on the right path. I got to a place where I began to second guess every career choice I’d ever made. I had hit my wall. I was officially burnt out, completely disengaged […]

3 Steps to Conquering Your Anxiety as a New Manager

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As a new manager, you’ll come face to face with loads of new tests and trials. You’re suddenly responsible for other people. You have to make hiring decisions, partner with HR to resolve employee disputes and payroll issues. You’re now responsible for creating and maintain schedules, designing training plans and being the bad guy from […]

Negotiating 101: Prep, Exchange, Bargain, Close

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The art of negotiating effectively is a vital part of business, making it a critical part of your career. Your relationship with your employer is a business relationship after all. While you may have personal bonds with your boss, corporate partners, customers and colleagues, the foundation of those relationships is business and the moment this […]

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. […]