What is the #1 Career Opportunity Today

What is the #1 Career Opportunity Today

There are huge career opportunities opening up in today’s world economy.  And…the good news is these opportunities are yours for the taking.     “What’s the catch?” you ask.  There always has to be a catch, right? The catch is you have to be prepared to grab one of these opportunities.  Plus, you have to do the preparation work on your own.  Our education system isn’t teaching any courses on how to qualify for these jobs. Just what is this…

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How Freelancers Will Change the Economy

How Freelancers Will Change the Economy

There is no doubt.  Freelancing will be the future of the American worker.  The shift is all ready underway.  Here is a great article from Vivian Gianga at Fast Company explaining why. 2 5 Major Ways Freelancers Will Change The Economy By 2040 The 9-to-5 job is dying. But what will an increasingly independent workforce mean for the economy? BY VIVIAN GIANG4 MINUTE READ Traditional work is dying. By 2040, the American economy will be “scarcely recognizable,” according to a new report published by the…

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Get Ready…the Future is Freelancing

Get Ready…the Future is Freelancing

One of the latest trends in business today is the rise of Freelancers.  If you are not preparing to join this trend, you should be.  Here is a great post from INC. explaining why. Why Freelancing Will Be Part of Nearly Everyone’s Future Whether you’re hiring or getting hired, plenty of evidence points to a future workforce which looks much different than it does today. By Christina DesMarais Contributor, Inc.com@salubriousdish     1 COMMENTS   CREDIT: Getty Images   Much has…

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Why Your College Degree is Only the Beginning.

Why Your College Degree is Only the Beginning.

You have a 4-year college degree.  You’ve got a good job working for a company.  You are ascending the corporate ladder.  You think your future looks bright. Think again. Here is an inconvenient truth.  Your college degree is only the beginning. If you are to be successful in this new and changing economy, you must continue learning new things for the rest of your life.  And…you’re on your own. Our modern Colleges and Universities are busy educating students to work…

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Lifelong Learning-The Wave of the Future

Lifelong Learning-The Wave of the Future

There are massive shifts coming in the structure of our work force that will affect every one of us.  Lifelong learning is a tactic we must use in order to succeed in a rapidly changing world.  Here is a great post from The Economist explaining why. 1 SPECIAL REPORT Learning and earningLifelong learning is becoming an economic imperative Technological change demands stronger and more continuous connections between education and employment, says Andrew Palmer. The faint outlines of such a system are now…

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Social Styles 5-Learning About the Amiable

Social Styles 5-Learning About the Amiable

Why are Social styles important?   In my previous posts on Social Styles, I have stressed the importance of understanding these styles.  Your ability to communicate with these different styles of people will make a huge difference in the profits at your bottom line. Today, I want to discuss the last of the 4 Social Styles, the Amiable.   What is the Amiable Social Style?   Amiable are, well…amiable.  They are very people and question oriented. They are easy to…

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Social Styles 4-Learning About the Analytical

Social Styles 4-Learning About the Analytical

Why are Social styles important?   This is the 4th post in the series on Social Styles.  In my previous posts,  we discussed how essential understanding these styles is to building trust with prospects, customers, clients, employees, and partners.  Your success depends on these relationships. Today I want to discuss the Analytical Social Style.   What is the Analytical Social Style?   The Analytical Social style is the most easily described and may be the most misunderstood of all the…

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Social Styles 3 – Learning About the Expressive

Social Styles 3 – Learning About the Expressive

Social Styles are important because? In my two previous posts ( http://ow.ly/Zfpn30bKoSK ) (http://ow.ly/1HcK30bYKwv)  we have discussed the importance of understanding social styles.  If you are engaged in business learning to successfully communicate with your employees, prospects, customers and clients is the key to your success.   Knowing your social style and the attributes of the other social styles is vital in building solid relationships. Today, I want to discuss the Expressive style. What is the Expressive Style?   Expressives are…expressive.  They…

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Social Styles 2-Learning About the Director

Social Styles 2-Learning About the Director

Why are Social Styles important?   In my previous post ( http://ow.ly/Zfpn30bKoSK ), I discussed the 4 social styles people use to communicate with each other.  We all fall into one of these styles. People in some of these styles communicate easily with one another, yet others can’t seem to communicate at all.   Why is it important to know these approaches?   Want to build meaningful relationships with your prospects, clients, and customers? Then you need to understand these…

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Social Styles…The Magic Key to Your Success!

Social Styles…The Magic Key to Your Success!

Did you ever have a prospect or client you just couldn’t connect with?  We all have.  It’s not because you didn’t like each other, but you didn’t seem to be on the same page.  Guess what?  The reason might lie in your different social styles. What Are Social Styles? Social styles are the way we communicate with other people. We all have a social style.  Actually, we have one of 4 social styles. Larry Wilson of Wilson Learning Corporation has…

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