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Are You Prepared For Success in 2016? Ask Yourself These 8 Questions

The answers can help you have a fulfilling year

Ask yourself the following questions to help you prepare for success in the New Year.

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Jill Marie Jones Talks Fearless New Role on ‘Ash vs Evil Dead’ and Career Longevity

Actress has new role on Starz comedic horror series

Jill Marie Jones talks new role on Starz comedic horror series Ash vs. Evil Dead

By Kandia Johnson

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What Matters Most to Venture Capitalists

Tips for perfecting your business pitch

To gain advantage over other startups, you need an understanding of your market, a business…

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

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3 Key Qualities Successful CEOs Possess

Even without innate leadership qualities, you can still adopt these characteristics of truly remarkable CEOs

While it might sound fancy, being a CEO is not easy. As the leader of…

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How to Determine Whether You’re Hiring the Right Fit

How to fix the trend of hiring fast and firing fast

Many companies espouse the mantra “hire fast, fire fast.” Because every day a position is…

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What TED Talk Speakers Teach Us About Giving Presentations

Take cues from some of the most popular TED talk speakers the next time you present

Whether you’re giving a boardroom presentation, an elevator pitch or a conference speech, you have…

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10 Ways to Boost Your Career Before the New Year

Tips to kick-start your career right now

Why wait until January 1 to start working toward your career goals for the New…

By Kandia Johnson

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5 Easy Tips For Finding Your Perfect Mentor

Take time to learn from others’ mistakes

Having a mentor is good – but having the right mentor is incredible.

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5 Career Lessons From Star Wars

These lessons apply today as well as a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away

The force has a dark side, evidenced in the infamous Darth Vader. Instead of using…

By Sonja Mack

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5 Conferences for Entrepreneurs in 2016

Register for these upcoming events and find new ways to grow your business

Looking for some new ways to grow your business? Check out a few upcoming conferences…

By Kandia Johnson

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6 Etiquette Tips For the Office Holiday Party

What not to do at the office holiday party

Most of us try to make the most of our office holiday party. There’s food,…

By Kandia Johnson

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New Year, New You: 6 Ways to Reinvent Yourself in 2016

Ready to hit reset in 2016? Check out the tips below

Are you ready for a ‘new you’ in the New Year? If so, a good…

By Kandia Johnson

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Debunked: 5 Career Myths Holding You Back From Success

Take stock of these falsehoods that may hold you back from success

Ready to jumpstart your career? Take stock of the career myths that may hold you…

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#BEBizChat: Jai Stone Talks Building a Successful Business Without Compromising Your Happiness

Founder of Emotional Nudity providing tips for women entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur and Periscope star Jai Stone will share tips for women to build successful businesses…

By Cristie Leondis

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Part II: Successful Women Entrepreneurs Share Business Rules They Didn’t Follow

Incredibly inspiring women reveal their secrets to success

In business, there are those who follow traditional rules for success and those who prefer…

By Kandia Johnson

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Responsive Web Design 101 for Small Business

5 ways to optimize your site for mobile

Responsive Web design is a set of techniques used to make a website adjust for…

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9 Salary-Boosting IT Certifications

IT pros should consider obtaining additional skills

Recently, employment site Dice.com and CIO.com featured a list of the IT tech certifications that…

By Samara Lynn

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Amazing Women Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in the World

Women entrepreneurs blazing trails in their careers and giving back to the community

Entrepreneurs making a difference and blazing trails in their career.

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The Rucker Sisters Talk Managing Careers, Entrepreneurship, and Motherhood

These God-fearing, southern belles were taught that the world is limitless

Education has always been the focal point for success in the Rucker family. Born into…

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