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Business Skills: Results Orientation

Every business starts out as an idea, and the really good ideas grow from successful companies into even more successful corporations. Of course, size is not without side effects, and one of them is the formation of processes that dictate how a...

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Leading People: Facilitation

The best leaders don’t just tell their employees what to do. Instead, they help employees agree on objectives and goals in a way that encourages participation and inspires ownership. This process is known as facilitation, and it can help teams...

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Financial Literacy: Investment Strategies

When Amazon had its Initial Public Offering (IPO) in 1997, it was an online book retailer with around 250 employees and 80,000 website visits per day, and buying one share of the company cost $18. At the time of this writing, those shares are...

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Critical Thinking: Value Education

Value education is the process of instilling certain values in your employees, and it’s what turns a large corporation into a family and a group of coworkers into a cohesive team. Common values include integrity, accountability, and trust, but...

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Workplace Skills: Staying on Task

We live in the age of distractions, where advertisements, apps, and notifications are constantly clamoring for our attention. According to research from Udemy, smartphones alone are costing Millennial and Gen Z employees at least two hours in...

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Wellness: Nutrition Essentials

Nutrition can be confusing—particularly since experts frequently hold differing opinions, which explains the sheer quantity of diets out there. From the paleo diet, which makes lean meats, fish, and nuts the centerpoint, to the Keto diet which...

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Workplace Skills: Strategic Planning

When Steve Jobs was reinstated as the CEO of Apple after being ousted 12 years earlier, the company was in dire straits. By some accounts, it was just weeks from bankruptcy, but Jobs managed to turn it into the most valuable company in the world....

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Workplace Skills: Persistence

In 1995, Elon Musk was passed over for a job at Netscape. A year later, he was ousted from his position as CEO of Zip2, a company he co-founded. In 2000, he was ousted from PayPal while on his honeymoon, and in 2006 the first SpaceX rocket...

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Financial Literacy: Long-Term Financial Planning

According to a 2019 survey from Northwestern Mutual, just 10% of Americans are confident that they’ll be financially ready to retire some day. It’s a somber statistic, but one that bears mentioning. After all, no one wants to have to put in long...

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Wellness: Setting Fitness Goals

When you’re at the beginning of your career, working long hours in the hopes of getting ahead, it can be easy to overlook things like your physical health. Running on caffeine and energy drinks, you work late nights and forgo your fitness with the...

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