How To Make Money In 2012

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As we enter the New Year, it’s good to look back at the previous year as a whole, and do an evaluation. While 2011 had some promise, it ended up being a pretty volatile year, bouncing around from promise to recession and back. It just seems like we are churning around, waiting for someone to bail us out or give us a job. In 2011, there were very few places to make money with … [Read more...]

Focus: A Tribute to Steve Jobs

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Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple computer, died yesterday. He was 56 years old and he left behind an amazing array of creations that we never knew we wanted until his company created them. Steve had amazing drive and intelligence, but he was truly gifted in one area. He knew how to focus. He knew how to say no to mundane ideas and focus on the best. His ideas were … [Read more...]

Find A New Job With Klout

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I’m a big fan of Klout, the social media scoring system. When you create an account, it allows you to see a cumulative Klout score across your social media networks. While the scoring system is great, one of the best features of the system is the ability to find influential people in different niche areas. This has some great ramifications for job seekers. When looking for a … [Read more...]

Are You a Leader or Facilitator?

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In the world of work, I’ve held positions of leadership and also secondary ones where I was called upon to make something happen. In our modern corporate structure, there are many standard leadership positions, such as CEO, COO, CFO etc. But for each leadership position there are many second level job descriptions that call for action. It may be a corporate secretary, director … [Read more...]

Can You Get Fired Via Twitter?

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There you are, sitting at your desk on a Friday afternoon. All of a sudden a direct message tweet pops up on your Echofon Twitter interface… DM Employee. You are Fired. Clean Out Your Desk. You Will Be Escorted to the Door at 4pm. Could this happen? I’m sure it has and will probably become more popular in the future. Heck… you could lay off a whole department with a … [Read more...]