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Networking Not Working? Try These 4 New Ways

  Gone are the days where networking consisted of an awkward after-work mixer with nametags and not enough cocktails.  The new networking culture is not nine to five, it’s twenty-four seven.  The good news is that you can now network from just about anywhere at any time, day or night. The flip side is that now that opportunities to build …

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Spring Cleaning: Detox Your Workplace

Run out of the house, quick latte, grab a donut or a muffin as you pass the break room, hit the desk, nibble on those crispy snacks in the drawer, calorific lunch out with colleagues, more sitting, sugar low. So you grab another coffee and a cookie from the break room, rush home to pick up your child for soccer …

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Intervention for Your Social Media Addiction…BEFORE You Get Fired!

  Is it 3:00 p.m.? Are you at your desk, trying to make progress on that looming deadline? But you say you’ll just take five minutes to check your Facebook or LinkedIn page? You’re not alone. The practice of wasting time at work is a longstanding tradition dating back to the invention of the cubicle.  But with the help of …

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Six Ways to Diffuse Disruptive Political Energy in the Workplace

  Despite a long and grueling election year guaranteed to exhaust even the most ardent current events follower, there remains a seemingly inexhaustible force of social energy, particularly in the Millennial generation.  Unfortunately, in the work environment this political and social energy can cause a tidal wave of conflict and distraction.  Depending upon geographical location and company size, if we …