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Optimizing Content for Mobile Devices

September 15, 2014

snippet-monumental-shift-in-the-way-people-are-communicating-bovee-thill"Learn how to optimize content for mobile devices. This includes how to use location-based services, gamification, augmented reality, wearable technology, mobile blogging, cloud-based services, and mobile podcasting . . ."


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Six Things You Need to Know about Body Language

September 15, 2014

brad-phillips"In our media training workshops, our clients are usually shocked to learn how much they communicate with their body language – and how little they know about what their bodies are saying," declares Brad Phillips (photo, left) in a piece at MrMediaTraining.com.

"They often joke that they wouldn’t want to play poker against me, since I’d be able to easily read whether or not they’re bluffing. I assure them that if that were true, I’d have retired by age 30 and would be relaxing on my private island hideaway by now.

"Still, it’s true that being able to monitor your own body language – and read the body language of others – offers you great advantages as a communicator."


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8 Conversational Habits That Kill Credibility

September 15, 2014

geoffrey_james"Dressing for success may create a good impression, but people judge your intelligence and credibility based upon what comes out of your mouth," writes Geoffrey James (photo, left). "Here are eight verbal habits that immediately mark you as somebody who's either foolish or shifty: . . ."


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How to Remember People’s Names

September 12, 2014

justin-gmoser-2"Remembering the names of the people you meet will help you stand out and make a good impression."


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6 Tips for Gracefully Quitting a Job

September 12, 2014

Lea-McLeod"Once you know you’re leaving a company, you need to think carefully about how you want to break the news, says job coach Lea McLeod [photo, left]. “When you’re in the professional world, everything you do from writing a memo to writing a resignation letter tells people what to think about you,” she says. And it’s imperative that you leave your job on a high note as to avoid burning bridges, which could negatively impact the future of your career."

"Here are six tips to help you formally resign with class, rather than a tarnished reputation: . . ."


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7 Email Tips That Will Boost Productivity

September 12, 2014

jacquelyn-smith"Here are seven easy ways to prevent email from killing your productivity and taking over your day: . . ."


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11 Characteristics of Authentically Happy People

September 11, 2014

drake-baer". . . you don't need to read every book to get a survey of the happiness literature. Below, we've combined thoughts from a few insight-packed Quora threads with the latest in psychological research."


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20 Public Speaking Tips from the Best TED Talks

September 11, 2014

malcolm-gladwellJeff Haden presents each tip and a link to the appropriate TED talk including one by Malcolm Gladwell.


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15 Things People Should Never Put on a Resume

September 11, 2014

vivian-giang"How many times have you applied for a job and never heard back?" 

"You tell yourself, “They probably never saw it,” or, “Maybe I just wasn’t a good fit,” and you move on.

"But, more likely, your resume just didn’t impress."

Image – article co-author Vivian Giang


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7 Unwritten Rules of the Office Your Boss Will Never Tell You

September 10, 2014

bonnie-marcus". . . the more attention you pay to the workplace dynamics, the more you will realize that there are many unwritten rules that no one tells you about. As a result, you are forced to discover them through trial and error, and in the process you can find yourself in a sensitive situation. It's up to you to figure out what all the rules are at your company to be successful.

"Here are seven rules you need to pay attention to in order to survive and thrive in the workplace:"

Author bio – "As President of Women’s Success Coaching, Bonnie assists professional women to successfully navigate the workplace and position and promote themselves to advance their careers."


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