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How to Make Friends and Connections at Your Next Conference

Posted April 22, 2014

How to Make Friends and Connections at Your Next Conference


Ever feel awkward when attending a conference with no one else you know?  Take comfort knowing that you are not alone.  Follow the tops below.

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By Anna Medaris Miller

But you’d probably rather stand out in a good way at the next conference you attend—and that can...

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13 Habits of Exceptionally Likeable People

Posted January 29, 2015

Note From Jim

SMILE!!!! Likeability is an essential skill for attaining high levels of emotional intelligence, a goal for us all in every sphere of our lives.

Did you know that the traits of likability are trainable?

Travis Bradberry, a Ph.D in clinical and industrial organizational psychology, shares 13 of these learnable traits in a recent Forbes Article. Excerpts of these enumerated traits include the following:

Ask Questions

Put Away Your Phone

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You’re Not Alone - Leaders Have Similar Feelings of Insecurity and Fear

Posted March 19, 2015

Note From Jim:

Feeling a little insecure at some point?  You’re not alone. Research by Roger Jones, a consultant who assists organizations in enhancing performance, suggests that leaders possess common human performance-related fears. Roger's survey work and subsequent one-on-one interviews identified five common fears in ranked order:

1 - Being found to be incompetent
2 - Underachieving
3 - Appearing too vulnerable
4 - Being politically attacked by colleagues
5 - Appearing foolish

Roger's a...

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