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Networking is marketing. Marketing yourself, marketing your uniqueness, marketing what you stand for.  - Christine Comaford-Lynch How much time have you invested over the last three months in building your network and strengthening your professional relationships? Most of us spend an inordinate amount of time in building our...

Leadership skills: As adults, these words might conjure up magazine covers of serious and sometimes smug Leaders, with a capital L. As children, they might be introduced to us through colorful motivational posters about being a good friend to our classmates.   Not all leaders excel at...

Emotional intelligence is a phrase that you will see in many self-help books and on numerous career websites. It has become an increasingly popular term in the last decade or so, trumpeted by authors and executives when discussing both personal and professional relationships.   We are all...

Warren Buffett is a self-made billionaire and seems to be pretty happy, too.  So, who wouldn't want to take advice from the 'Oracle of Omaha'?   Take a look at these tips from Warren Buffett to be happier and more successful. Warren Buffett’s 14 Best Tips for the...

[caption id="attachment_2144" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo Credit: Huffington Post[/caption] This list first appeared on Florida Weekly. The demands of always being "on" work mode is having a damaging affect on the health of the workforce but it's also having a negative impact on productivity and profits. The irony is...

[caption id="attachment_2224" align="alignnone" width="600"] Photo: offsidesnjproductions.wordpress.com[/caption] The 2014 FIFA World Cup kicked off June 12th in Brazil.  And for the month that followed, die-hard football fans and casual soccer fans from around the world were captivated by the Beautiful Game.  Sunday’s finale was no different.  Germany, who...

#482481335 / gettyimages.com The Bright Horizons Modern Family Index revealed anxiety and fear in working parents. Key findings: Even in 2014, working parents fear family responsibilities could get them fired Work/family balance is not only a women's issue; fathers are just as stressed and insecure about work and family conflicts as...