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Career Advice From the World's Richest Man

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 21, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Any one of us could do well to listen to a little career advice from the world's richest man, Bill Gates. After all, Gates, a self-professed one-time "nerd" and college drop-out, has somehow managed to propel himself to the top-most rung on the proverbial "ladder of success", so it's safe to assume he knows a little something about building a fulfilling and profitable career!

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Topics: Career Advice

How a Professional First Impression Advances Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Whatever profession you choose, you will meet people whose opinion of you will affect the course of your career. That first contact creates a snapshot of you in their minds - the telling First Impression.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Using Your Inner Grit for Career Success

Posted by Brian Spence on Jun 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Intelligence can only carry a person so far in life, and those who share career advice maintain that the willingness to persevere often marks the dividing line between success and failure. While businesses establish minimum educational requirements for employment, they actually covet the candidates whose grit and tenacity sets them apart.

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Increase Productivity and Reignite Passion for Your Work

Posted by Brian Spence on May 31, 2017 8:00:00 AM

If you have found your work productivity and passion have hit a wall, now is the time to look within yourself and to reignite your passion for your work.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

LinkedIn and the Power of "the Face"

Posted by Brian Spence on May 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

LinkedIn has long been the go-to spot for making and bolstering business connections. However, there was once a time when "face-time" was something more personal than a video chat program (spelled "Facetime", no hyphen). It meant actually meeting your contact in person and talking to one another in real life. Crazy, huh?

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Topics: Career Advice, LinkedIn Resources

Are You Getting Fired? How to Improve Your Job Performance and Succeed

Posted by Brian Spence on May 17, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Employers drop poor-performing workers - will you be next? Be better at your job to rise higher and quicker than expected.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Productivity

Career Advice -- Building Your Reputation

Posted by Brian Spence on May 10, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The business world can be a cruel and difficult place to live in. People all have a different way of seeing things, thinking things through, working problems out, building companies up. And that can make it hard to build your reputation up into something you will be proud of.

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Making Your Voice Heard on the Job

Posted by Brian Spence on May 3, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Competition at work is a fact of life. Keeping pace with your contemporaries is part of the job. Advancing in your career is no guarantee. Management is not monitoring your progress and making note of your merit with an eye to move you up the ladder. Management is concerned with the health and profits of the company, and credit for success is often misplaced. You can't be passive and get the results you want. Speaking up for yourself is imperative if you desire to get promoted.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement

Productivity vs. Engagement

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM

All companies want their employees to be productive. Nowadays they also want the workers to be engaged. This means to actively enjoy your work and await with happiness the next day so you can continue it. Many of them think that higher engagement affects more productivity and inevitably higher profit margins.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

Inability to Differentiate Pressure From Stress Can Harm Your Career

Posted by Brian Spence on Apr 12, 2017 8:00:00 AM

When you think about your career it is easy to get stressed by it. However, there are ways to keep the pressure from turning into stress. Follow some strategies while in the workplace and you may be able to avoid the complications which come with stress such as stomach ulcers and even cancer.

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Topics: Career Advice, Productivity

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