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You Can Change the World…But It Will Take Time

Thanks to Mark Zuckerberg, tons of Millennials believe they can change the world before they grow old and many want to do it today. According to Telefonica’s newest study on Millennials worldwide, 83% of U.S. Millennials believe they can make a local difference, while 52% believe they can make a global difference. That confidence is […]

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Need More Time? Unclutter Your Inbox

Who isn’t inundated with too many emails these days? Ever ask yourself how much of what’s in your inbox is actually worth your time? Isn’t there a way to cut back? Yes, there is! Unsubscribe Get off the email lists that aren’t relevant. Better yet, get off email lists that aren’t a high enough priority […]

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It’s Not All About You! Become a Better Team Player

Millennials are so selfish! They only think about what THEY want and what they THINK they deserve. It’s always ‘what’s in it for me?’ Sound familiar? Boomers say these things (or at least think them) all the time. But you can prove them wrong, Millennials! Below are four ways to become a better team player […]

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Know Your Value: Quantifying Performance & Results

Some young professionals calculate their entry-level worth to a company far beyond their true value because they don’t yet know how important experience is, but many others (of all ages) do not even attempt to analyze their individual worth to the organization. No matter which side of the spectrum is yours, it is critically important […]

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Teamwork in its Truest Form

We’re all in this together! How many times have you heard those words, but saw no follow through when the so-called leader focused only on herself in the end? It’s unfortunate that more business leaders don’t practice what they preach and share the success with others. If you know a leader or team who could […]

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The Impact of Mentoring

Remember those words you heard years ago that stuck with you and changed your path, your future and who you are today? What an impact! I recently had the pleasure of teaching the inaugural year of Louisville’s Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!), and have been blown away by the impact it’s had on the young kids […]

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Credit Card Impact on “Entitled” Generation

One of the stereotypes used to describe the newest generation in the office is “entitled.” While many seasoned professionals think their younger workers use the phase “I deserve…” too often, I’d like to highlight one reason your young talent has gained this perspective. Thanks to the widespread adoption of credit cards for personal use in […]

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Networking: All Dressed Up, But No Where to Go

So you’re ready to expand your network and meet new people within your industry or community. But where do you find them? Below are some tips on how to find local networking activities in your area: Local Publications Check your local newspapers, magazines and websites. Grab a business newspaper or a trendy local magazine, whichever […]

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Career Transition: Where to Begin

People often ask me for advice when they’re trying to switch careers or enter a new field. Here are a few tips: Be sure your resume uses terms applicable to the industry you want to enter. If you’re transitioning from teaching to corporate training, for example, instead of using words like curriculum development, lesson planning […]

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Bridging the Newest Generational Gap

For the first time in US history, four generations now work in the same offices. As older employees delay retirement and companies hire the newly graduated 20-somethings (also known as Millennials or Generation Y), the generational gaps are widening. Below are some common accusations that experienced worker’s make regarding the youngest generation in the office. […]

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