8 Icebreakers to Warm-Up Any Meeting

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...

The Single Biggest Mistake Leaders Make

Once upon a time, a pair of adventurous researchers had participants undergo a unique experiment. They were told they had to train rats to quickly make it through a maze. Half of the participants were told they had “maze-bright” rats that carefully were bred to be...

The Single Best Team Building Exercise

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...

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

The right conference can be a game changer for your business. More importantly, the right conference, done the right way can prove to be a goldmine of opportunities. Whether you are going to a trade show, festival or business conference you have to be prepared. You...

5 Ways to Make Your Business Card Awesome

You have an incredible opportunity to supercharge your first impression and your business. It’s small, but packs a punch… it is: Your Business Card! Most people think about their elevator pitch, their LinkedIn profile, their outfit, but they don’t...

How to Network: 17 Easy Networking Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

Imagine this: You’ve just walked into a crowded room full of strangers. Your mission is to meet new people, make friends and build a network. Go! Start networking! This used to be my mission (and nightmare) every time I had to go to a networking event, party or group...

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...

The Face of Hillary Clinton

Throughout her campaign and the presidential debates, no one can stop scrutinizing Hillary Clinton’s face and demeanor. She’s angry. She’s untrustworthy. She’s unlikeable, harsh, cold. Everyone is talking about it. Even Reince Priebus, the...

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...

Body Language in the Presidential Debates?

I am just as curious as you what this year’s Presidential Debates will bring. I asked if you wanted me to post more about the campaign (wasn’t sure if y’all wanted a break) and here is what you said: I’m going to try to post any interesting,...
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