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Yankees and Mets Battle Off the Field Too!

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September 28, 2011

Tweet The N.Y. Yankees recently offered the N.Y. Mets $250,000 in exchange for permission to temporarily relocate their Triple-A team, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees, to Newark, NJ, for one season while their home stadium, PNC Field in Moosic, Pa., undergoes a $40 million renovation. But Yankees chief operating officer, Lonn Trost, said on Tuesday that...
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Leadership Lessons from Netflix

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September 20, 2011

Tweet Changes, changes!  Over the past five years, media giant NETFLIX gobbled up the competition and deemed their major rivals irrelevant. Now as the company makes some radical changes for the future, some might question the leadership style of their CEO.  Read one expert blogger’s take here, from our friends at Fast Company Magazine. This post is shared with you by the good folks...
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We are All Equal

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September 16, 2011

Tweet There are times when you see the homeless person on the street, or a beggar in front of your shopping center, when your thoughts jump out and say “get a job, already!”  But you really don’t know the circumstances that put those people in that position, nor do you know their obstacles in...
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East Coast Earthquake Shaking Things Up in New Jersey

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August 26, 2011

Tweet Tuesday morning, I was sitting at my desk working away and my coworker—native to Maryland and a new resident of California for the past 7 months—came running over to my office.  “Kristina, there was an earthquake on the East Coast!”  She’s been nervous and anxious about experiencing her first earthquake in tremor-prone California...
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Dale Carnegie Principle #26—Let the Other Person Save Face

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July 27, 2011

Tweet One of Dale Carnegie’s primary management tips was to always let the other person save face—even in cases where the person was grossly ineffective at their job. In his now legendary book, “How To Win Friends and Influence People,” Carnegie tells the story of how General Electric Company was faced with the delicate...
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Turn Your Small Business Dream into a Reality

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July 7, 2011

Tweet Do you have an amazing idea for a new business or product, but aren’t sure where to begin?  Are you full of passion when telling friends and family about your entrepreneurial ingenuity, but wrought with worry when you contemplate the actions required to bring your idea to fruition? It’s only natural to feel...
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Building a Team Leadership Program For Your Business

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July 6, 2011

Tweet There are several components that are necessary for a business to run successfully. It starts with a solid business plan, hard-working and dedicated employees, and good leaders that demonstrate new and innovating thinking, and that the employees can look up to and trust. These elements will usually suffice for keeping a business running...
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Consultative Selling To New Jersey Based Businesses

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July 5, 2011

Tweet A wise man once said that “Selling without a process is like fishing with a rod and reel instead of a net. You’ll catch some, but it takes more work and time.” Wouldn’t it make more sense that when trying to sell into New Jersey based businesses that you had a concise sales...
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Carnegie Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

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June 17, 2011

Tweet Ahhh….the dog days of summer!  For many of us, this means clearing the calendar for a week, packing up the family, and heading out for a long anticipated vacation.  We envision idyllic afternoons in the lake, hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill, and great stories around the campfire. Reality, however, may look a...
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How To Communicate with Diplomacy and Tact

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June 16, 2011

Tweet Some people are born hardwired to speak with confidence; they know just want to say and how to say it in any situation. Others need to work harder at their communication skills. If you are one of those that have to work at your skills, are you ever envious? Do you wish you...
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