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Too Many Meetings … some may like them!

Conventional wisdom claims that everyone hates meetings. I have posted several tips and tools about conducting more effective meetings to help us try to eliminate unnecessary meetings. 391 more words

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Awful Resume Design - Avoid It!

Terrible resume design can absolutely destroy your prospects of landing a position. In my work as a freelance resume writer, as well as handling human resources for a college library and at a startup, I have seen countless terribly designed resumes – they always end up in the trash. 131 more words


Softwares mastered

  •    Microsoft Office Pack,
  • Mac OSX and Windows operating systems.
Professional Skills

Q#1: Interview with the Leadership Communication Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Writer & Video Personality

In 1988 I first launched my training business as ExecutivEdge using the marketing slogan Local, Affordable, In-House Training.  It was an immediate success.  I offered in-house sales, customer service and management skills training to local businesses.   320 more words


Introduction: Interview with the Leadership Communication Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Writer & Video Personality

Over the past 28 years hundreds of people have asked me to lunch or coffee to “pick my brain” about how I do business as they consider launching a career as a speaker, trainer, coach, etc.   97 more words


Change … or transformation

Now, you are leading a change or transformation effort. The strategic efforts are very important to your department and organization. It’s strategic. You can’t afford to fail. 496 more words

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The next step

So I’m over halfway with this super speedy, non-thesis-based MA. It’s in Italian Studies, of all obscure things. Unfortunately because of a scheduling conflict I won’t get to complete the collaborative program in book history which is kind of annoying as, although some of it was boring and pointless, some has been awesome and it would look good on paper. 593 more words