Interpersonal Skills for Introverts

July 27, 2010 12:54 pm0 comments

I can’t think of too many professions where you can succeed without some sort of interpersonal skills.  But, as I’m sure you’re aware, interpersonal skills don’t come naturally to some people.  There are people out there—perfectly kind, warm-hearted people—who like to keep to themselves.  Unfortunately, though, people in the workplace […]

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Michael Jordan – Becoming Legendary

June 29, 2010 8:02 am1 comment

Michael Jordan provides the ultimate motivation with a journey through his legacy that challenges you to look beyond your limits and rise to your potential.

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15 Things You Should Know About Caffeine

June 26, 2010 3:59 pm0 comments
15 Things You Should Know About Caffeine

As the most potent chemical component in coffee or tea, we are all very aware of caffeine. Next time you’re sitting around the coffee shop, enjoying a latte and perhaps talking about coffee in general, you can appear quite learned by tossing around these caffeine facts.

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Surmounting Speech Anxiety

June 16, 2010 8:20 am1 comment

It starts from the ground up. First, your foot taps rapidly against the floor like it’s trying to deliver a Morse code message. Next, you feel like a boy scout just finished a knot-tying lesson in your stomach. Then your heart starts beating so hard you think it might jump […]

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Remarks by the President on Small Business Jobs Proposals

May 25, 2010 11:41 am0 comments

11:23 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Everybody please have a seat. It is wonderful to see all of you.  Welcome to the White House.  I want to acknowledge a couple folks before we get started.  First of all, we’ve got some special guests who are here from wonderful […]

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The Optimist Creed: Promise Yourself

May 24, 2010 8:34 pm0 comments

The Optimist Creed was authored in 1912 by Chistian D. Larson, appearing in his book Your Forces and How to Use Them. It was adopted as Optimist International’s creed in 1922. Many have found inspiration in The Optimist Creed. In hospitals, the creed has been used to help patients recover […]

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Neuro Marketing – Everything we buy has an Emotion Reason

April 24, 2010 3:33 pm3 comments

Everything we buy has an emotional explanation. When we buy something, our subconscious level is as active as our conscious one, because deep inside, everyone feels the need to fulfill certain human needs. The easiest of which is avoiding fear/pain/boredom or to gain excitement/pleasure/certainty. The majority of us, when we […]

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Psyching Yourself Out of A Sale

April 17, 2010 3:23 pm1 comment

Increase your ability to sell with sales advice from Bert Martinez Communications. Apply our sales tips and selling techniques on your own sales team.

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4 Ways to Improve People Skills

March 23, 2010 5:44 am0 comments

How advantageous is it to increase your people skills? People skills can be defined by a broad collection of attitudes, thought processes, and levels of awareness, which allow you to relate well to others. In business, having great people skills is tremendously important. People skills closely relate to business topics […]

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Three Best Ways to Catch an Employee Thief

March 9, 2010 7:16 am0 comments

Three Best Ways to Catch an Employee Thief |Wall Street Journal|By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN If your small business can’t afford external auditors, security cameras or other resources for spotting employee fraud, consider doing some detective work of your own. The effort could save your firm from a significant financial loss […]

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How to Manage Multiple Business Locations

March 4, 2010 9:43 pm5 comments

Many companies expand by adding offices or stores in different cities. But geographic growth involves logistical complexity and management finesse. Here’s how to do it right. By Darren Dahl | Mar 4, 2010

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First-Time Owners Find Management Comes With Headaches

February 25, 2010 7:49 pm0 comments

Wall Street Journal | Small Business By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN – FEBRUARY 24, 2010 When Cameron Madill launched Synotac Design LLC in 2003, wiping away tears and giving pep talks wasn’t on his to-do list. But once he began hiring employees for his Web-site development firm two years later, he […]

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