Category: Career Building

10 Ways to Spot an Online Business Course Scam

~by Stephanie Lynch~ . In today’s competitive market, whatever you can do to make yourself more appealing to potential hiring managers could make the difference. It may be tempting to add more education to your resume, but with the cost of post-secondary education on the rise and resources being stretched so thin, many people look…
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Four Keys to Surviving Change

One email changed my life. Less than one hundred words set me upon a new course in life. And the lessons that I learned through those has changed me and my home. This past year, I received a letter from the management in my company, notifying all part-time employees that they were no longer eligible…
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Understanding Our Brain

~by Maria Marc~ We live in a noisy world, where instant messages, social media and never ending emails are a constant distraction in the work place… and to our brain. Studies show that multitasking is bad for our brain performance. Keeping the smart phone and email inboxes open while working can actually lower our IQ. The…
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3 Proven Tips for Working from Home… With Children

When you have your first child, many women want the best of both worlds – stay home with baby and be able to contribute financially to the family, while working from home. This sounds like the ideal situation… that is, until you actually try to do the work with children present. If you don’t set…
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Do I Need An MBA To Start a Business?

by Haley Gray I think one of the biggest misconceptions is that in order to start a business, you need a fancy education. Sure, I have an MBA from a top-rated business school; it has helped me tremendously. However, I don’t think that was a requirement to start a successful business. The MBA is great…
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Having Problems Dealing With an Unfair Boss?

~by Susan McGuire~ Ever have an unfair boss who made your life miserable? What about a supervisor who had it in for you? These could be potentially damaging to your career… and to your health. But what to do about it? First, I shouldn’t have to state the obvious, but… managers are people too. Though…
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Winning the Game of Life – The Other Side of Negotiation!

~by Maria Marc~ The other side of negotiation… Up until recently I did not know what negotiation really was… I saw it as adversarial and as something to avoid. I’ve learned that in fact it’s a great problem-solving tool that can create value for the parties involved… ultimately it can drastically improve our lives. In one…
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Negotiation, the Art of Getting More of What You Want

by Maria Marc Negotiation — Did you know that women negotiate less than men? 57 percent of men negotiate their initial employment offer, while only 7 percent of women attempt to do the same, says Linda Babcock from Carnegie Mellon University. Do you, like most women, avoid negotiation because it is adversarial? Maybe you see…
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Entrepreneur Interview – Valerie Jurik

Entrepreneur Valerie Jurik is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS), keynote speaker, consultant and entrepreneur with over 30 years experience in the healthcare, medical equipment and construction fields. She is the CEO, Founder and Owner of Infinite Home Resource (IHR) and Freedom Frogs.   Interview Q & A 1. What is your business/Business Name?  What…
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Theory of Limited Energy

The Theory of Limited Energy

A few years ago, I was a member in active working mom board on Babycenter, and the topic of time management came up on probably a weekly basis.  One of the women posed the theory of limited energy, which I’ve learned to apply to everything in my life. It was her belief that she has…
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