How to Network at a Conference: 10 Ways to Make Contacts Like a Pro

Have you ever been to a conference or trade show and felt like it wasn’t worth the effort or the time or the money? There are so many business conferences out there, it’s important that if you are going to take the time away from work to attend a conference, you know...

8 Easy Icebreakers to Warm-Up Any Meeting That Aren’t Awkward

When most people hear the word ‘icebreaker,’ they think of boring or silly ”bonding exercises.” In this post, I want to share 8 Meeting Icebreakers that are: Not boring Quick-bonding Easy to do If you are a meeting planner, team leader, or event organizer, you MUST...

Start. Stop. Continue. Our Real Life Team’s Example

Do you dread team bonding exercises? Do you feel like they are a waste of time? No more! The team building exercise I am about to teach you will: Help your team be more productive Encourage deeper collaboration Assess what tasks are working and which aren’t This is...

Google, Amazon and Facebook’s Secrets to Hiring the Best People

This article originally appeared on TheCooperReview.com Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Amazon. These top tech companies each receive over a quadrillion resumes per year (source needed). So it’s safe to say they have a good process for choosing the best job...

How to Promote Yourself and Your Ideas Without Being Obnoxious

You have an interview—how do you talk about your successes without sounding immodest? You have to pitch yourself—how do you toot your own horn without blowing it? You’re in an elevator with your boss—how do you share your accomplishments without sounding like a total...

Women in Leadership: 6 Strategies for Female Managers

Do men and women lead differently? Researchers have found that women tend to have a distinct leadership style that shapes how they run their teams. Specifically, these studies show that women tend to use what’s called the transformational leadership style....

How to Be a Good Leader

We all have great ideas and the ability to improve the world around us. But sometimes stepping up to be a good leader can be intimidating, or down right scary. Traditional advice says you need a title to have significant influence. However, not everyone wants to take...

How to Become President of the United States

What do you want to be when you grow up? When you were a little tyke, how did you answer this question? The most common answers: A veterinarian A pilot A doctor A teacher President of the United States Sure, we tell kiddos—you can be anything you want to be—even...

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