New To Being A Manager? This Checklist Will Make You An Effective One

From Fairygodboss.com You just got a promotion and are now faced with the task of managing a whole team (!!) for the first time. It’s an exciting opportunity, but also a challenging one. If you’re feeling a little nervous, that’s understandable — but also know that you have no reason to be if you follow [...]

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How to Take Charge of Your Career

By: Vivian Garcia-Tunon, Founder at VGT Consulting Group I recently had the honor of speaking to a room full of women at Fordham University on Taking Charge of Your Career. The topic was selected specifically in recognition of Women's History Month and to further gender equality. In honor of International Women's Day (#IWD2017), I encourage [...]

By | 2018-01-24T15:28:32+00:00 January 24, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on How to Take Charge of Your Career

10 Tips on Public Speaking, From the Person Behind the Scenes

By: Maricella Herrera Avila, Senior Director of Operations & Strategy I’ve heard a lot of people speak in public. And I do mean a lot. In person, online, in small group meetings, in large settings, while taping podcasts… the list goes on. Due to my work at Ellevate Network I’m lucky enough to be [...]

By | 2017-11-10T15:09:04+00:00 November 10, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on 10 Tips on Public Speaking, From the Person Behind the Scenes

There’s Nothing Nice About Burning Our—Three Ways to Overcome it Now

by Dana Campbell, New York-based Career Strategy and Burnout Coach, Yogi and Stress Resiliency Expert Secure your oxygen mask before helping others. How many times have you heard this simple instruction? Even if you aren’t on an airplane very often, I bet you know it well. And yet, something happens when you step off [...]

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3 Leadership Secrets I Learned from Steve Jobs

by Kelli Richards, CEO at The All Access Group, LLC Steve Jobs believed that the people you choose to surround yourself with affect the whole ecosystem of your business. The group should always be greater than the sum of its parts. I was lucky enough to work with Steve and other members of Apple’s [...]

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A Different Way to Look at Leadership

by DANIELLE GIBSON, Business & Life StrategistFirst let me start by giving you the definitions of Leadership found on Merriam-Webster.com: A position as a leader of a group, organization, etc.The time when a person holds the position of leaderThe power or ability to lead other peopleObviously there is no disputing these definitions. They all seem [...]

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Five Ways to Manage Fear When You Stretch Outside Your Comfort Zone

by Caroline Ceniza-Levine, Career and Business Coach and Author I thought about writing about growth, since it’s spring, and growth is something that happens when you stretch outside your comfort zone. But the flip side of the positive growth that comes when you stretch outside your comfort zone is the discomfort, even fear, that [...]

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The Crucial Step of Following Up

by Caroline Dowd-Higgins, Professional Speaker, Executive Coach and Author I speak to so many people who honestly believe they are networking well by sending an email or leaving a single voicemail. When they don’t get a response, they abandon the contact. The follow-up is the most crucial part of building and maintaining any professional [...]

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How to Master the Art of Feedback

by Catherine Plano, International Keynote Speaker We all need people to give us feedback to help us grow and become aware of our blind spots. Giving feedback is key to growth and performance improvement. I can’t tell you how often I speak with people and organizations where they have never received feedback, or have [...]

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Finking the Leak: How to Avoid a Problem by Strengthening Your Business

by Rachel Barrett Cooke, Founder at Lead Above Noise Last summer, our air conditioner conked out on a 110-degree day, with 300% humidity. OK – I like drama and poetic liberty… but the story is real. And the moment of breakdown was unquestionable. When my hero, the repairman, arrived the next day, he advised [...]

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