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July 12th, 2015

How to Boost Your Creativity

People who think they are not creative need to think again. Creativity is central to what it means to be human and made in the image of God. It’s one of the principle ways man imitates his Creator. Although our creativity is different from God's, who made everything from nothing, the...

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March 23rd, 2015

Five Trends Shaping the Workplace of the Future

In a series of articles, Jacob Morgan, Forbes contributor and author of The Future of Work, describes the trends that are “creating an unprecedented war for talent that is forcing organizations to shift from creating an environment where they assume employees need...

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March 29th, 2014

Leaders at All Levels

The need for leadership at all levels is one of the 12 critical issues identified in "Global Human Capital Trends 2014,” according to Deloitte research reported in a Forbes article entitled “Successful Organizations Need Leaders at All Levels.”  The research triggered thoughts about ...

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February 28th, 2014

Stress: the Necessary Danger for Top Performers

There's a direct link between high performance and the ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure, according to a Travis Bradberry, author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0. Stress itself (and the anxiety that comes with it) is an “absolutely necessary emotion.” In...

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February 27th, 2014

No Email While on Vacation? What?

What would happen if you didn’t respond to email while on vacation? Would the world come to an end? Business stop in its tracks? Execs at Bandwidth think not. Sure, they’re passionate about providing the best IP services for their customers, but they’re also passionate about family and...

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December 30th, 2013

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones into Meetings

You might want to think twice before pulling out your smartphone to check email during a meeting. According to a recent survey reported in Forbes, this can be deadly to your career.

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August 9th, 2013

When Helping Hurts and Business Helps

While Hollywood continues to demonize its favorite whipping boy, the greedy business leader, the world is crying for jobs that only business can create. In this eye-opening Forbes interview with Hope International’s Peter Greer, he talks about the dangers of continued financial aid, both to...

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May 24th, 2013

6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader

Trust is the relational and emotional capital on which business runs. According to this excellent article in Forbes, leaders who listen well build trust and breed loyalty. Unfortunately, less than 2% of all professionals have had any formal training in listening skills and techniques. Here...

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February 16th, 2013

Goofing Off Can Make You More Productive

Want to be more productive at work? Forbes staff writer, Susan Adams reports, "A growing body of research suggests that the longer you keep your rear end in your chair and your eyes glued to your screen, the less productive you may be. Getting up from your desk and moving not only heightens...

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January 29th, 2013

How Do I Get Over My Bad Habit Of Procrastinating?

Oliver Emberton offers tips in this Forbes article on how to combat procrastination.  How do you do battle with procrastination?

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