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5 Biggest Mistakes People Make in Presentations

This question came from a busy professional. I’m searching for career experts who can tell me the biggest mistakes people make when making a presentation at work. Most everyone has heard of the more common mistakes of not making eye contact with the audience and relying too heavily on note cards. But here are some of the bigger mistakes that...

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How to Stay Connected as a Remote Worker

This question came from a busy professional. How do you stay connected as a remote worker? As a remote worker, how do you fight feelings of isolation? Especially looking for advice that newcomers to remote work can use. Thank you! In these technological times, it’s even simpler to stay connected. With the advent of video conferencing, online chatting and texting,...

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How to Stress Less During the Day

This question came from a busy professional. How to stress less throughout the day What are some tips for busy woman regarding how to stress less throughout the day? What are some ways in the morning, afternoon, and night that you can relax a little more — physically, mentally, emotionally? Easy ways and easy to remember! There are a few...

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How to Quit a Job Without Burning Bridges

Hello, this is Laura Lee Rose – author of the business and time management books TimePeace: Making peace with time – The Book of Answers: 105 Career Critical Situations – and I am a business and efficiency coach that specializes in time management, project management, and work-life balance strategies. This question came from a busy professional. How do you quit...

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How to Communicate that You Are Not Looking for Further Advancement (Right Now)

This question came from a busy professional working from home. Looking to speak with a career counselor about how to communicate with your boss when you are content with your career or not looking for advancement at this particular time. This is a tricky one because you don’t want to give the impression that you never want to improve yourself,...

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Time Management Tip for People Who Work-From-Home

This question came from a busy professional working from home. I need a Time Management Tip for people who Work-From-Home What are some of your secrets to successful time management when working from home? I know the usual suspects: Create a dedicated workspace, get dressed for work, etc., but what are your most interesting and creative ways to manage your...

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Tips for Creating a Marketing Plan

This question came from a busy entrepreneur. · What do small business owners need to keep in mind while drafting a marketing plan? · What basics do they need to know about marketing plans? · Why are marketing plans important? One of the first things you need to keep in mind is “What are you trying to accomplish with a...

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5 Ways to Make Yourself Stand Out at Work

A busy professional asks a question regarding working relationships. I’m looking for meaningful, effective ways that employees in nearly any scenario can make themselves stand out in a good way. It goes without saying that above all, you must continue to produce high-quality work, make the most of your time at the office. We don’t want any of the below...

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10 Tips and Tactics for a Better Salary

A busy professional asks a question regarding negotiating for a better salary. I need some tactics to negotiating for a better salary. Whether you are negotiating in a hiring interview OR negotiating for a raise, there are several things you can do to put yourself in the winning position. Here are a few: 1. Make sure you are worth the...

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How to Better Clarify Your Pay Structure to Client

A busy professional asks a question regarding client relationships. My client doesn’t want to pay for going over budget stating that I was unclear… was I? Prior to beginning a specific design project, I submitted a proposal to my client for her review and approval. It clearly specified the projected budget and terms. “Three concepts of the logo will be...

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