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Negotiation Strategies For Entrepreneurs: 4 Ways You Are Losing Money

In a recent Forbes post, I wrote about negotiation strategies for the underpaid employee. As an entrepreneur, you also negotiate – when you make a sale, when you decide on specifications or customi...

Kindness & Curiosity in Coaching

The Golden Rule says we should treat others the way we would want to be treated. In coaching this applies because we should treat each other with respect, dignity and fairness.

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 Online Reputation Management, CEOs and the Age of Gender Discrimination Litigation

CEOs and business leaders are scrutinized online in a way most of us will never be. Every day, they are the subject of articles, commentary and speculation.

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Sales And Marketing: Are You Chasing The Wrong Goal?

In a recent Forbes post, I wrote about chasing the wrong goal with the example of landing a promotion and still being unhappy. Aiming for one goal when you’re really after something else is not l...

What Female Leaders Can Teach Us About Communication

Men and women communicate differently. We all know this. Both genders have been known to be frustrated by these differences. We do though share one true objective when we speak: to be heard.

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Why You Should Actually Network LESS

“I’m networking my ass off! I don’t know why I’m not getting any business.” A colleague said this. We were in a group, so I resisted the urge to shout, “I do!" and tried to smile supportively instead.

When Doing What You Love Doesn’t Pay

We’ve all heard the expression “do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life” True. But sometimes it also means you’ll never earn a nickel.

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The 3 Secrets to Achieving More Through LinkedIn

We have heard it a thousand times: when it comes to advancing our career, it’s “all about who you know.” Many people believe that more relationships equals more opportunity.

How To: Deliver Critical Feedback Effectively

Whether you’re an employee who isn’t getting enough input from your boss, or a leader who is struggling with how to deliver a tough message, feedback is a universal and unavoidable challenge. As a ...

An Executive Woman’s Place is in the Data

I have often wondered why some companies languish in their use of customer data and others feast on it. The stakes are high, because data-driven compa...

5 Lessons I Learned about Business while on a Flying Trapeze

I have always been scared of heights. (That might be why I’m so short.) But I made a commitment to myself that I would try a flying trapeze class because it looked like so much fun.

Discovering Your FIT in Business by Standing Out

As a child you were taught to fit in. In school. In family. In fashion. And of course, fit in socially. Not too tall, not too short, not too thin, not too fat, not too loud.

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