What Separates Successful People From Everyone Else Boils Down to 1 Gritty Word

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Imagine you’re steering your ship through a wild, stormy sea. The waves rear up like angry giants, crashing against your vessel. It feels like the world is throwing its worst at you, daring you to turn back. But you stand firm at the helm, eyes fixed on the distant horizon. Sorry to sound so dramatic; that’s… read more

If you really want to become an engaging speaker, say goodbye to these 8 habits

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Not everyone’s voice carries the same weight or magnetism. You might look back on your past presentations and speeches, and wonder why you couldn’t get your audience as invested as you’d like them to be. Or perhaps, you’re struggling to identify if your speaking style is engaging or just plain boring. How do you know… read more

Leveraging Visual Tools for Enhanced Employee Engagement and Safety

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– by Ainsley Lawrence – Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     Keeping a safe workplace is more than just a legal requirement. It’s also a… read more

Neal Asbury Elected Chairman of the Board International Housewares Association

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ROSEMONT, ILL. (Sept. 14, 2023)—William C. McHenry, president and CEO of Widgeteer, Inc., has been elected to the board of directors of the International Housewares Association (IHA), the full-service trade association for the housewares industry. His three-year term begins Oct. 1, 2023 and ends Sept. 30, 2026. Also elected were new board officers: ➢ Chairman… read more

Navigating Burnout: A Strategic Approach for Finance Professionals

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– by Ainsley Lawrence – Ainsley Lawrence is a freelance writer with an interest in the way business, technology, and education intersect with the personal. She loves traveling to beautiful places and is frequently lost in a good book.     A career in finance can be demanding. And that can easily become overwhelming, ultimately… read more

Want to flex your EI? Adopt these habits.

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-from Parade 12 Common Habits of People With High Emotional Intelligence, According to Psychologists You can’t go far without hearing something about artificial intelligence these days—whether it’s “the robots are coming for our jobs” or tips on how to use it to better your career. Basic intelligence, often measured in IQ test scores, is something… read more

From Setback to Success — 4 Ways to Turn Your Struggles into Resilience

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-from Entrepreneur The business world is in flux, and the ability to adapt can be your greatest asset. Key Takeaways Stay agile and prioritize genuine human connections for business success. Focus on personal health and commit to lifelong learning in a dynamic market. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Embarking on an entrepreneurial journey is… read more

Turn an Awkward Silence Into a Moment of Comfort

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-from Psychology Today Discover the untapped power of silences in relationships. The power of silence is one of the most profound paradoxes that exists in the world of relationships. In our quest for constant communication and endless chatter, we often forget that silence can be just as powerful a tool for connection as words. Awkward… read more

5 Leadership Skills Employers Are Looking For

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-from Forbes   Strong leadership skills are hugely beneficial in the workplace, particularly in today’s fast-paced and competitive working environment. From executives to senior management, these skills can be applied across a range of positions and responsibilities. They can be used to increase productivity, boost morale, inspire innovation, and help solve problems. What’s more, with… read more

Are You Communicating – Or Do You Just Think So…? 7 Tips To Make Sure

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-from Forbes “The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred.” And that truth, deeply fundamental as it is, took none less than George Bernard Shaw to articulate. Communication lessons from the classroom to the boardroom I taught two graduate courses in leadership and executive communication – one in the MBA… read more