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Tony Hsieh, CEO, Zappos.com

BE LUCKY.  I love this entry from Katie Couric’s book, The Best Advice I Ever Got. Tony Hsieh is the guy who has doubled Zappos’ revenues every year, to over $1 billion in annual revenues today. At age 24, he sold one of his first companies – an advertising network called LinkExchange – to Microsoft […]

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Overcoming Writer’s Block: Part Deux

Tackling the PowerPoint Deck Recently I blogged about overcoming writer’s block and shared some advice from Britta Alexander, writer and editor. For Part 2, I’ve assembled a panel of strategists, account managers and writers who are required to write brilliant, bulletproof presentations – on the fly, under deadline pressure, over and over again whether they’re […]

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Best Career Advice: Don’t be Tempted by a Counter-Offer.

I absolutely didn’t prompt colleague and former client, Debbie Sharken to come up with this advice, but I’m so glad she did! Accepting a counter-offer is one of the most painful and discouraging events I run across as a recruiter. However tempting it is to stay, here are the things to consider before accepting a […]

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10 Smart Habits

First-class tricks I’ve learned while working with amazing people. 10. Recognize opportunities to be remarkable. I couldn’t really get into Seth Godin’s Purple Cow book but the premise is that you should aim to be a standout in your field. Often opportunities to flaunt your stuff come as stretch or bonus assignments, on top of […]

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