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Promotional Tips for Aspiring Executives

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Gaining the experience and opportunities necessary to earn and effectively perform in a leadership position takes considerable time and focused effort. You’ll likely need to employ a variety of tactics in order to get ahead in your career and prove yourself as an executive. Understanding your strengths and how you fit in the current market…

Do You Want to Be Well? Habits vs Addictions

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Create the habits that support your best life possible. Of course, that’s what we all want. As a coach, I invite my clients to take inventory of their habits—a treasure hunt that reveals best practices, as well as those that sabotage their success. While on the surface this may appear to be a simple weeding-out…

How to Be a GirlBoss in the IT Sector

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Girls can code, program, hack, and project manage, win contracts, and lead. But, getting started in the traditionally male-oriented IT sector can be a challenge. Women can succeed working in the IT sector, but you should consider your motivations and what the most effective pathway will be for you. Are you looking for a chance…

Six Tips That Will Help You Focus At Work

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Waking up and going to work in the morning is an everyday routine for many people. Some grab their first cup of coffee of the day; others may start their day with a healthy smoothie. Regardless, it’s often the case that when you finally get to work, sit down at your desk, you realize that…

How to Start Selling Your Business Internationally

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Maybe you’re looking to expand your market, or you think your product or service might do better with customers based elsewhere. While the American market is significant, there are huge numbers of overseas buyers that you could be reaching. Start by identifying your goals. What do you hope to achieve by selling overseas? What are…

How to Succeed as a Working Student

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Are you working and you would like to join the school for more studies? Or is it the vice versa? If your answer is yes, continue to read on. It is possible to work and the same time to study but it can be tricky and therefore isn’t for everyone. It can get really overwhelming…

Five Steps to a More Professional You

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When you run your own startup business, it is vital to ensure you remain as professional as possible. There are so many things you can do that will help you to become more professional in the world of business, and this is so useful. By projecting a more positive image you create more opportunities for…

Five Steps to Writing Awesome Blog Content

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Writing a blog is an excellent way of indulging your passions, while also engaging your creative side. The following tips will help you to produce excellent blog content every time. Plan Your Blog The more planning you do beforehand, the easier you will find it to start your blog. If you have decided that you…

Mother’s Day… So Much More

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             Mother’s Day typically surfaces a longing to return to the child in me—the one that seeks protection, comfort, encouragement, hugs that last forever, muchos besitos, and the one that dreams of a future filled with playful adventures. I’m still that little girl. You would think that after a lifetime of…