Top 11 Tips for Polished Presentations

I took my first public speaking course during my junior year of high school. According to my teacher (and my grade), I couldn’t be heard passed the third row, my

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Get Ready for Change

My Summer 2013 Newsletter Change is SCARY! And summer is the time of change; kids move from school to camp, young adults from college to career, and for many of

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For Military Spouses: How To Answer The Tough Interview Questions

On June 24th I will be a guest on the Army Wives Network radio show and this post is written to provide strategies for military spouses seeking to maintain a

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How The 11 Laws of Likability (and Relationship Networking) Led to Heroes Get Hired

My second book, Heroes Get Hired, was recently released.  I’m very proud of this book. The military serves our country in many ways. This book allows me to be of

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The ‘Good’ is in There Somewhere: How to Deal with Difficult Co-Workers.

There is at least ‘one’ in every office – the dreaded co-worker. They either suck up your time talking about their weekend exploits, shout in the office as is if they

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Navigating Networking: The Graceful Exit

Easy Conversation Closers Have you ever been at a networking event – in the middle of a nice enough conversation – yet secretly plotting how to move on? Or perhaps

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Navigating Networking: Breaking into the Crowd

Joining A Group Conversation  When I first moved to New Jersey I was so excited to learn about my neighborhood association. What a great way to meet people. I replied yes

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Navigating Networking: Ready-Set-Speak

Easy Conversation Starters You are at a dinner party, school event, networking social, conference or other setting where you want to meet new people. But the idea of starting up

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Navigating Networking: It’s All in the ‘Approach’

Event-based Networking Strategies I am often asked by introverts how to approach new people at events. Some people view this activity as exhausting while others avoid it at all costs. Being

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