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Considering How We Define Success

How we define success is a question we all must wrestle with. While it’s common to consider only our professional accomplishments or wealth, Zach Morgan hopes we’ll take time to broaden our definition.

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New Ways to Finance Your Small Business in 2018

There is no “right” way to fund a business since everyone’s situation is unique. Finding the best way to meet your unique needs is what is most important. Here are six ideas that are creative ways to finance your small business.

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Global Summer Internships: How to Craft a Growth-Oriented Career

Considering summer classes, a full or part-time job, or an internship with a local corporation or charitable organization? While each of these options delivers value, summer internships abroad offer something more – a global perspective.

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The Secret Ingredient to Adaptability

Scott Savage uncovered the secret ingredient to adaptability in his research into forgiveness. As leaders, when we are able to move past others’ mistakes we enable a culture that values improvement and innovation.

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Bouncing Back: How Resilient Leaders Respond to Failure

Many leaders suffer from illusory superiority, meaning they are absolutely delusional about their own performance. However, failure is inevitable. Author Jeffrey A. Kottler shares the art of bouncing back when it happens.

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In Business and Baseball: Adaptation is Key

In business and in baseball there is a constant need for adaptation. How a major league baseball manager adapts to lead a team to victory, can be emulated in various aspects of our personal and professional lives.

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CEOs as Activists and Five Signs You Are Leaning Toward Activism

CEOs as activists are more common today, and some business leaders may begin to feel the urge to join the shift. Five signs arise that say you may be leaning toward activism.

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How to Craft Your Resume to Attain More Senior Positions

If you’re struggling to move past the entry-level or early-years phase of your career, then you are not alone. Here’s how to craft your resume to attain more senior positions.

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