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Three Ways to Effectively Engage Millennials in Today’s Workplace

June 1, 2016
Three Ways to Effectively Engage Millennials in Today’s Workplace

Tweet Millennials (born between 1980 and 1996) in the U.S. are on track to become the most educated generation in American history.  As the estimated 2.8 million millennials graduate from college this month with bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, many will it difficult to land fulfilling jobs.  Consider these facts according to Gallup’s latest...
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Three Reasons to Make Employee Engagement a Top Priority

April 28, 2016
Three Reasons to Make Employee Engagement a Top Priority

Tweet While U.S. employee engagement reached its highest level in March at 34.1%, engagement levels have not exceeded 33% since 2012.  Employee engagement is defined as the level at which employees are emotionally invested in, and focused on, creating value for their organizations every day.  While there is an increased focus on the necessity...
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Villanova’s Keys to Victory in the NCAA National Championship

April 6, 2016
Villanova’s Keys to Victory in the NCAA National Championship

Tweet The heat was on in Houston on Monday as Villanova played their very best and beat North Carolina to claim their second national championship in the school’s history.  What does it take to consistently win during a grueling three-week period and be crowned NCAA Tournament champions?  Here are the three keys to Villanova’s...
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Meditation: The Kitchen Sink Mentality at Work

July 12, 2012
Meditation: The Kitchen Sink Mentality at Work

Tweet In Michael Carroll’s Awake at Work, the author shares 35 practical Buddhist principles for discovering clarity and balance in a chaotic workplace. One of the key principles is the ‘Cultivate the kitchen sink mentality.’  Carroll explains how in our home kitchen, we ensure that the sink is clean before performing any tasks.  If...
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Capitalize on the FREE New Jersey Women’s Entrepreneurship Series

April 26, 2012

Tweet One of the greatest challenges entrepreneurs face when starting their very own business is determining how they will find start-up money.  Women, in particular, have tight budgets and household expenses that make starting a business seem almost impossible. There is hope for southern and central New Jersey women with entrepreneurial aspirations! On Monday,...
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Resolve Your New Year Resolutions

January 3, 2012

Tweet If you are among the 45% of Americans who usually set New Year’s Resolutions, consider these statistics*: Only 8% of people are always successful in achieving their resolutions. 19% achieve their resolutions every other year. 49% have infrequent success. 24% NEVER succeed and have failed on every resolution every year. I surmise that...
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Success by Failure Is Not An Oxymoron

December 15, 2011

Tweet Many years ago, one of my professors asked me, “What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?”  It was a major AHA! moment for me as I realized that my fear of failure limits my capabilities, goals and even dreams! I learned that failures and struggles make us weaker or stronger. ...
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Interpreting Nonverbal Buying and Warning Signals

November 23, 2011

Tweet Whether a short or long sales cycle, most sales professionals are always eager to arrive at the commitment stage as their ultimate goal is to close a sale.  The primary key to ascertaining if the prospect has reached this pivotal point is the ability to interpreting buying signals: both nonverbal and verbal. Not...
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Does Giving Gratitude Guarantee Better Health?

November 21, 2011

Tweet Dale Carnegie’s second Human Relations principle says to, “Give honest, sincere appreciation.”  In his best-selling business book of all time, How to Win Friends and Influence People, Mr. Carnegie explains how showing appreciation helps to develop and strengthen relationships because people love to be thanked. As a child, I loathed writing thank you...
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To Have a Friend Be a Friend

November 9, 2011

Tweet You have seen it before – someone asks for help from someone else, and the response is “You didn’t help me when I needed help, so why should I help you?”  It‘s a common reaction.  If you don’t show someone else the effort in being a friend, you will not get it in...
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