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  • Idea Popularity Contest

    Idea Popularity Contest

    How do you know if your idea is really popular? Asking around is one way. Doing a survey is another. But how about the popularity of your idea on a world-wide scale? While this might be a bit of a challenge, if you can boil it down to a few [More]

  • Best… Social Media Tips

    Best… Social Media Tips

    The number of ways you can use Social Networks seems boundless: connecting to former colleagues and old friends, sharing up-to-the-minute news, creating a community of common interest, marketing, sales, recruiting, investor relations, and so on. At the same time, there is the downside: endless time wasted, brand risk, and identity [More]

  • Creativity Rules

    Creativity Rules

    Have you ever found yourself in a position where you're asked to be "instantly" creative? Maybe in a staff meeting? Or a client who is in trouble and needs a clever way out immediately? Or maybe you're writing a report, and you've got writer's block? If this happens to you, [More]

  • Diverse Points

    Diverse Points

    Have you ever had the opportunity to listen to a speaker from another country, or from a culture that is very different than your own? If you have - and most people have - you may have noticed that they use different words than you. Perhaps you found their words [More]

  • Good to Great… Attitude

    Good to Great… Attitude

    We all know that having a great attitude is important, but what if you have always seen the glass as half empty? Is it possible to learn to see it half full? The answer, thankfully, is yes. Read on for ten tips that can turn around a bad attitude, or [More]

  • Summer Motivation

    Summer Motivation

    Have you ever found yourself becoming less motivated - and perhaps a bit less productive - during the summer? It isn't surprising: great weather, outdoor activities, and more social time all conspire to have us think beyond the job. Yet to be successful, especially in a tough economy, requires both [More]

  • Follower, Friend, or Family?

    Follower, Friend, or Family?

    There is an important hierarchy in the real world when we think of our relationships with others. At one end of the spectrum are those nameless individuals we see on the street, while at the other end are those closest to us - usually our immediate family. And in between, [More]

  • Twitter Job Search

    Twitter Job Search

    Much has been said about Twitter, but how can you use it when you're trying to sell yourself into your next role, or sell your next advisory engagement? It may be easier than you think; consider these four strategies: 1) Networking: Reach out to your "followers" on Twitter to let [More]

  • 25 Hours of Status Updates

    25 Hours of Status Updates

    Every day, there are more online venues that demand your attention. Every day, there are more people that you need to connect with and respond to. Yet every day, there are only 24 available hours. Time is finite, but what you "need" to do each day seems to grow, and [More]

  • Persona Grata

    Persona Grata

    When you are doing a major presentation, writing a blog, or posting online, how do you know whether what you say is hitting the mark? And how can you improve the effectiveness of your message? One of the more clever techniques that marketers use for this purpose - and you [More]

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