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“How Should I Introduce You?” Jason Jones and Joseph Speight, Jr.
"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Jason Jones and Joseph Speight, Jr.

Bios: Jason Jones – Proud husband and dad – Lead Pastor, Zion Church Woodbridge – Relationship and Marriage Counselor – St. Mary’s College & Princeton Seminary Educated – Servant-leader and justice-seeker – Strategic thinker, musician, writer, and politics nerd – “I’m here to help.” – Me Joseph Speight, Jr. – Father and Husband – HBCU … Continue reading

How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want
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How to Write Professional Emails That Get the Results You Want

Story originally posted on The Muse and written by Regina Borsellino (photo: Manuel Breva Colmeiro/Getty Images) People get dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of emails (let’s not even talk about how many unread emails are sitting in my inbox right now) and it’s easy to miss—or just plain ignore—them on a scroll. So when you’re writing an … Continue reading

5 Ways to Make Sending Cold Emails More Effective, Including Email Templates to Use
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5 Ways to Make Sending Cold Emails More Effective, Including Email Templates to Use

Story originally appeared on Business Insider and was written by Joseph Maddalone (photo credit: Westend61/Getty Images) – Your next great career move or investment likely won’t magically appear in your inbox. The narrative that the “cold email/call is dead” is not only wrong; cold outreach can actually be the best way to reach any decision-maker. … Continue reading

A Personal Branding Expert Shares What it Takes to Build a Successful Reputation
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A Personal Branding Expert Shares What it Takes to Build a Successful Reputation

Story originally appeared on Fast Company and was written by Wendy Marx (Source illustration: clairevis/iStock) – Almost 25 years ago, management guru Tom Peters kicked off the personal branding revolution with a Fast Company article so bold and brassy it nearly jumped off the page. Titled “The Brand Called You,” it was a resounding call to action … Continue reading

There Are 5 Major Components of an Entrepreneur. How Many Do You Have?
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There Are 5 Major Components of an Entrepreneur. How Many Do You Have?

Story originally appeared on Entrepreneur and was written by Dr. Anthony M. Criniti IV (photo credit: Bloomberg/Getty Images) – Entrepreneurship is a topic that fascinates the brightest and wealthiest people. There is something magical about how a talented entrepreneur can change the world. But who are entrepreneurs? What makes them special? What is the definition of an … Continue reading

How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Give Feedback
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How Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Give Feedback

Story originally appeared on Inc. and written by Justin Bariso (photo provided by Getty Images) – As a manager or team leader, you’ve got to give your people the feedback they need. But sometimes, it’s not the feedback they want to hear. So, how do you deliver your message in a way the person interprets as helpful, and not harmful? Emotional … Continue reading

“How Should I Introduce You?” Mike Powell and George Rice
"How Should I Introduce You?"

“How Should I Introduce You?” Mike Powell and George Rice

Mike Powell, MBA: is a leadership consultant and business coach who, ignites passion, growth and energy for positive change in people and organizations in every sector. A dynamic speaker and trainer, Mike draws upon the lessons learned from his unique life experiences to help individuals, teams and organizations improve their performance and achieve success. With … Continue reading

Psychology Tools: Schedule “Worry Time”
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Psychology Tools: Schedule “Worry Time”

Story originally posted on Health Psych and written by Kim Pratt (photo credit: Moyan Brenn) – Want to decrease the amount of time you spend worrying?  Schedule “worry time.”  It may sound counterintuitive, but employing this cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) tool can help you develop control over the frequency and timing of your worry.  Backed by research, this technique known as stimulus … Continue reading