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7 Priorities that Create Leadership Success

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August 17, 2014
7 Priorities that Create Leadership Success

Tweet In today’s organizations, leaders often need to stop and reflect at what they are doing and what is being accomplished. For some leadership in Alabama, it might just be for a quick moment to adjust and assess opportunity. For others, it takes a little time; putting thoughts to pen and paper in the...
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5 Tips for Remembering Someone’s Name

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July 12, 2014
5 Tips for Remembering Someone’s Name

Tweet Forgetting someone’s name can lead to a huge embarrassment when you are in a professional situation. And if you do this, the other person may wonder if they are really more than just a number or part of your profit margin. To prevent you from having an awkward situation with an employee, customer...
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Selling is a Dynamic Process

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April 27, 2014
Selling is a Dynamic Process

Tweet Professional careers are an integral aspect of our economy, both here in Alabama and across the country. As people assess individual job opportunities, it is important to remember that career planning is critical and the focus has to be on growth and success. Spring is an exciting time for everyone looking for that...
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How to Create Effective Verbal and Visual Communications

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March 22, 2014
How to Create Effective Verbal and Visual Communications

Tweet Human beings see things differently. Some may gain wisdom or knowledge through verbal means, while others learn more successfully through visual means. However, when someone is communicating an idea or a project with others, their success rate will soar if they employ both the verbal and the visuals when leading meetings and making...
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Effective Presentation Skills and Public Speaking Tips

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February 9, 2014
Effective Presentation Skills and Public Speaking Tips

Tweet Almost everyone who’s in the business world will—at one time or another—have to spend time preparing presentations. Presentation skills go hand in hand with public speaking, and both are invaluable skills to have and to nurture throughout one’s career. And while most people are aware that public speaking is the number one fear for...
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Increased Sales Usually Begin on Your Website

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January 24, 2014
Increased Sales Usually Begin on Your Website

Tweet Getting visitors to your website is only half the battle. The next step is to engage them and get them to take the action you want them to take. Motivating your site visitors to go from one page to the next and eventually take a desired action on your site is called “momentum.” ...
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Employees are the Pipeline for Success

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January 16, 2014
Employees are the Pipeline for Success

Tweet 2014 is the year; it is finally here. It is the year that will feature the employee for both effort and organizational opportunity. Here in Alabama, our success and economic growth depends on the quality of talent found within the business and the organization. Employee-driven companies now react more quickly to the marketplace...
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Tips for Overcoming the Fear of Giving a Presentation

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December 2, 2013
Tips for Overcoming the Fear of Giving a Presentation

Tweet Enthusiasm and knowledge are two integral aspects of a successful business presentation; however, many business professionals get a bit nervous when it comes to public speaking and fail to embrace these two powerful criteria. What’s interesting is this: Research has shown that most audiences cannot determine whether a speaker is even nervous during...
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Learn to Relax While Doing Your Work

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September 1, 2013
Learn to Relax While Doing Your Work

Tweet Although we’ve all heard the expression, “mentally drained,” in fact, mental work alone can’t make you tired. Sounds absurd, but it’s true. In a study, scientists tried to find out how long the human brain could labor without reaching “a diminished capacity for work,” the scientific definition of fatigue. To their amazement, the...
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Blog Your Way to More Business!

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August 12, 2013
Blog Your Way to More Business!

Tweet It’s gotten to the point where having a blog associated with a business isn’t a choice—it’s a necessity. According to research conducted by MerchantCircle, which is a network for small-business owners, a well-maintained blog can increase traffic to your site by 30 percent. This comes from the steady connection established between you and...
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