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Make Your Business Meetings Matter

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D According to a recent survey, only roughly half of the business meetings workers attend are considered productive. While 35% of professionals are in six or more meetings each week, 46% of those attendees leave meetings without a clear understanding of the next action item. In addition, missing the information needed…

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Public Relations Trends For 2016 – Are You Ready for What #PRisNow?

Change is inevitable. For the sake of progress, change is absolutely essential. If you’ve worked in public relations longer than a couple of years you’ve likely thought about how different your job was two years ago, let alone five or ten years ago. So much has changed about how we do our job and what is…

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10 Body Language Tricks to Power Up Your Career in 2016

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Body language can be your greatest career asset. Here are ten simple and powerful tips to help you have a super successful 2016. 1) To make a great first impression, begin before you enter the room. In business interactions, first impressions are crucial. Once someone mentally labels you as “likeable”…

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5 Strategies Guaranteed to Make 2016 the Best Year Ever

By Leslie Grossman, Chair, Vistage International How was 2015 for you?  Great year?  Could have been better?  No matter whether you want more or less of what you got last year, here are 5 strategies that can lead to great results if you practice them relentlessly.   No need for New Year’s Resolutions, when you move into action on…

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(2015 Top Report) State of the Media 2015 (DOWNLOAD)

Media companies are embracing native advertising, mobile compatibility and online video. But what does that mean for your organization? Cision’s free State of the Media 2015 Report will help you understand the biggest changes, technologies and initiatives impacting the journalists, bloggers and influencers who tell our stories. Whether you’re a media industry professional who wants…

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How Leaders Kill Collaboration – Even When They Say They Want It

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D The executive came in wearing a designer suit, white shirt and a power tie. He checked the time on his Rolex wristwatch and placed his elegant briefcase on the table. He exuded authority, power and status, and would have been perfectly dressed for a Board of Directors’ function. But that…

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How the Best Salespeople Read Body Language

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Being aware of what customers and clients are really feeling, and knowing how to react effectively, can transform a good salesperson into a great one. The best salespeople are experts at reading body language. Here’s why this is a crucial sales skill: When you are interacting with a prospective client,…

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How Unforgettable Leaders Inspire Loyalty

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D Think loyalty is dead? Think again. Loyalty may not look like it did 20 years ago – when companies offered career-long employment and workers unquestioningly followed orders – but loyalty is far from deceased. Loyalty is an intrinsic human characteristic based on emotional attachment that can be tapped, nurtured and developed.…

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