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Benefits of Volunteering

Thinking about volunteering to run for Board Service, other association activities or on a community board? It really is okay to ask, "What's in it for me?" Check out the benefits to you of volunteering.

5 Tips to Promote Yourself with Ease and Confidence

A lot of people think they should just be recognized for their effort and rewarded accordingly, without any need for self-promotion. Unfortunately, in today’s competitive workplace, if you assume that hard work alone is enough to get ahead, it’s very likely you will be left behind by those who haven’t shied away from self-promotion. Read the 5 tips here.

Become a Better Verbal Communicator with these 10 Tips

These easy-to-master 10 verbal communication tips are very important to success in your personal and professional lives. By improving your verbal communication skills you will quickly connect and build rapport, earn respect, gain influence, and become more likable and accepted.
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Time for Your 6 Mo. Check-up

How's your relationship with your boss? National Bosses Day is 6 months away; now is a good time to take stock of how well you are interacting with your employer. Use these 14 tips (at the end of the article) to strengthen your rapport with your boss.

The Best Way to Engage Work - Life Balance

At the core of an effective work-life balance definition are two key everyday concepts that are relevant to each of us. Click here to find out what they are and how to apply them to your everyday life.

The 10 Qualities of a Great Leader - Forbes.com

When money is tight, stress levels are high, and the visions of instant success don't happen like you thought, it's easy to let those emotions get to you, and thereby your team. Take a breath, calm yourself down, and remind yourself of the leader you are and would like to become. Here are some key qualities that every good leader should possess, and learn to emphasize.

How to Maximize Your Time at a Trade Show

You need a strategy to get the most out of a trade show. You can't just show up and expect to absorb business-changing concepts. Here are four tips from NCET, a small business association for entrepreneurialship and technology you can use to make sure that you get the most out of the STMA exhibition.

Top Tips for Career Development

Given how much time most of us spend at work it makes sense to think about your career and the goals that you would like to achieve within your working life. However, when you’re busy both professionally and personally, it can be hard to justify spending time on career development planning. 

Stretch Yourself: 4 Career Development Tips

"Many who are new to the working world arrive there from a path that has been shaped by many "guides." These include high school counselors, college career services professionals, and even parental input into career options and choices. Once you've landed that all-important first "real" job, however, all of that help can dry up; at that point, your career development is down to you, and you alone. In this post, L.E.K. Consulting's Rose L.

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