Our Relationship with Relationships

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Part of growing our interpersonal aptitude is recognizing our interpersonal differences. From the increasing demand for Soft Skills in technical workers, to the growth in Net Promotor Score, Account Based Marketing, and other affinity-driven marketing models, relationships are everywhere in business buzz. As they should be! Little gets done in the business world without alignment and agreement. We need clients to hire us, bosses to authorize projects, loyal customers to […]

From 9-5 Survive to Career Thrive

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Working the 9-5 is showing up simply in order to get a paycheck. Having a job is a survival mechanism rather than a thriving mechanism. So how do we take a job from surviving to thriving? By having a fulfilling career rather than a job we’re surviving. Career Thrive! A thriving career allows you, as Gabra Zackman tells us in one of her round tables on the Good Life Project, […]

Your CFO: Financial Tips for Pursing Your Dream Career

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You’ve decided to leave your job of 30 years and your $100,000 salary to pursue your dream career – congrats! Making a career change to pursue your passion isn’t easy or cheap, but it’s definitely possible if you’re willing to change your lifestyle and spending habits to make it happen. Before you make the leap, be 100% sure this is what you want to do because your lifestyle is going […]