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Would you hire Sherlock Holmes? An Infographic Resume

Would you hire Sherlock Holmes? An Infographic Resume

“Address:  221B Baker Street, London. Ability to adopt to almost any disguise. Expertise: British Law. Interests: Necro-analysis. References: John Watson.”  What better way to illustrate the power of the infographic resume, than one created for the world’s most famous, eccentric,...
SHRM 2014 in Orlando: Visit us in Booth #3144

SHRM 2014 in Orlando: Visit us in Booth #3144

It’s that time of the year again and we are excited to see you in Orlando for this year’s SHRM Annual Conference and Expo. We are excited to see returning attendees and meet first timers!  Visit our Booth (#3144) to...
A Smile: The Fountain of Youth

A Smile: The Fountain of Youth

A guest post by Darryl Davis, renowned motivational speaker and the author of How to Design a Life Worth Smiling About. “As you strive to bring more joy into your life remember that the key to doing so is to...
Get Ahead Fast

Get Ahead Fast

 Check out these GREAT sample chapters. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan and Ryan Avery, Million Dollar Launch by Alan Weiss and 201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition by Sandra Podesta and Andrea Paxton. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan,...
5 Tips You Need to Know to Trade Like a Pro

5 Tips You Need to Know to Trade Like a Pro

  Most people want to trade in some form or another but just don’t know where to start. As a trader who did not come from a finance background I am just like you. I want to share what helped...
The Power to Connect Through Visual Storytelling

The Power to Connect Through Visual Storytelling

Guest post by Jessica Gioglio, Social Media Manager for Dunkin’ Donuts and co-author of The Power of Visual Storytelling. We’re Marketing in the Age of Infobesity Consumers are faced with more social media channels and messages than ever before, resulting...
SXSW 2014: Meet Our Authors

SXSW 2014: Meet Our Authors

Attending SXSW 2014? Be sure to visit these leading business thinkers for their talks and book signings.  Saturday, March 8th @ 3:30PM (Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon H, 500 E. 4th Street):  Maker Democracy Spurs Innovation with Mark Hatch followed by a book signing at 5:00PM...
How Leaders are Like Nesting Dolls

How Leaders are Like Nesting Dolls

Excerpt from Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque. If you were to poke around the shops of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, or a Russian neighborhood in your nearest city, you may find a gorgeously carved little metaphor waiting for you on a shelf: the matryoshka doll, what...
FREE Finance eSampler

FREE Finance eSampler

What’s happening with the markets?  Where should I put my money?  Where should I not put my money? These are the questions every investor is asking.  Unfortunately, there are no simple answers.  Your best course of action is to seek...
WORK SMARTER: A Free Webinar Series

WORK SMARTER: A Free Webinar Series

We all need to work smarter, whether that means learning new skills to perform better on the job, being more productive at work, or managing your time efficiently so that your personal life doesn’t have to suffer.  McGraw-Hill Professional invites...
Mothers in the Workplace: Not Enough Has Changed Since Mad Men Days

Mothers in the Workplace: Not Enough Has Changed Since Mad Men Days

It’s amazing that some offices have pingpong tables and pet friendly policies, but have done so little to support working mothers, writes the CEO of Creative Class Group. By Rana Florida (Author, UPGRADE & CEO, Creative Class Group) When I saw Hillary...
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The 5 Continuous Improvement Paradoxes

The 5 Continuous Improvement Paradoxes

Guest blog from Joakim Ahlstom, author of How to Succeed with Continuous Improvement. Succeeding with Continuous Improvement has proven harder than expected for many organizations. One big reason is that there are a few challenges most organizations sooner or later encounter and where your intuitive responses actually prevent you from succeeding. Continuous Improvement Paradox #1...  LearnMore
Ways to Face Your Fears

Ways to Face Your Fears

Excerpt from Courage to Take Command by Jill Morgenthaler. There is no cookie-cutter approach to overcoming fears, but there are many techniques that have proved effective. Do the activity with a professional. She or he will get you through it. Do the activity with a friend. Before a deployment to the Middle East, I was...  LearnMore
5 Attributes of a Transformational Vision

5 Attributes of a Transformational Vision

Excerpt from Becoming Your Best by Steve Shallenberger. A vision can be transformational. When you have a clear, compelling vision, you transform the effort, the conversation, and the results of not only your own life, but the life of your organization—whether that organization is a company, a community, a team, or a family. One of...  LearnMore
The 4 P’s of the Global Content Marketing Cycle

The 4 P’s of the Global Content Marketing Cycle

Excerpt from Global Content Marketing by Pam Didner. In the context of this book [Global Content Marketing], there are 4 P’s to creating a successful global content marketing effort. This model of 4 P’s focuses on the stages of building a global content marketing plan that connects business with customers: Plan, Produce, Promote and Perfect....  LearnMore
The Common Traits of Successful Bloggers

The Common Traits of Successful Bloggers

Abbreviated excerpt from Born to Blog by Mark Schafer and Stanford Smith. After four years of patient and consistent blogging about issues in his industry, biotech, Raman Minhas felt that he was spinning his wheels. “I had built up a blog readership over that period of about 1,000 readers,” the U.K.-based physician said. “And I...  LearnMore
The Power of Collaboration in Healthcare

The Power of Collaboration in Healthcare

Excerpt from The Cleveland Clinic Way by Toby Cosgrove. Coordinating business processes such as the payment of salaries, purchasing of supplies, billing, and organizational improvement is a key advantage of large group practices in that it frees up physicians to concentrate on providing better patient care. But improved patient outcomes result from more than just...  LearnMore
The Mayo Model of Care

The Mayo Model of Care

Excerpt from Think Big, Start Small, Move Fast by Nicholas LaRusso, M.D., Barbara Spurrier, MHA,  Gianrico Farrugia, M.D.. The fundamental elements of today’s established Mayo Model of Care include 14 tenets, of which 7 are directed toward “Patient Care” and 7 concern “The Mayo Environment.” These tenets are not only useful in understanding today’s Mayo Clinic...  LearnMore
"How"--the Missing Link

“How”–the Missing Link

Excerpt from 5 Steps to Rapid Employment by Jay A. Block Like a world-class athlete, mindset, or attitude, determines outcome; emotions determine success, or a lack thereof. You can have superior skills, but if you don’t show up to play emotionally, you’ll lose! In most cases, underdogs win, not by having superior skills, but by...  LearnMore
The Job Interview: You EQUALS Value

The Job Interview: You EQUALS Value

Excerpt from Great Answers, Great Questions For Your Job Interview, 2nd Edition by Jay A. Block and Michael Betrus At home you probably get hit with a lot of direct marketing in the form of junk mail, spam e-mail, and telemarketing calls. These contacts that companies make with you are not specific; they’re the same calls...  LearnMore

From Significance to Success

A guest post by William Smullen, Director of National Security Studies at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and author of Ways and Means for Managing Up. One of the reasons I was drawn to a career in the military was being surrounded by incredible men and women of all ages, ranks and...  LearnMore
What's Your Leadership Legacy?

What’s Your Leadership Legacy?

A conversation between Skip Prichard and Andrew Thorn.  Originally published on skipprichard.com: Do you think about your leadership legacy? What type of culture do you want to leave in your organization? As a result of your leadership, what will remain long after you left? Andrew Thorn is a business coach, consultant, and psychologist.  He has...  LearnMore

3 Simple Ways to Create a Stronger Team and Build Customer Loyalty

With all of the changes going on in the airline industry over the last few years, it has definitely been more the exception rather than the rule when getting great service while traveling.  However, I had a pleasant surprise a few months ago while traveling back home on United Airlines. Once everyone had boarded the...  LearnMore

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