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Changing Jobs: An Inspiring Story

In one of the most challenging economic environments in our history, thousands of skilled workers have found themselves unemployed. In a tough job market these individuals are changing jobs, accepting new roles in positions beneath their skill set, just to earn a living.  There are former corporate executives delivering pizzas. There are former UAW Skilled […]

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Who MOVED My American Dream?

 “The American Dream used to mean getting a good job at General Motors with lifetime job security, stable wage growth, pensions, health benefits and life insurance. Those opportunities no longer are there.” Robert Perrucci, professor of sociology at Purdue University. I am a native Detroiter. As a child growing up I loved Detroit with every […]

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Be Part of the Solution

Frank has a guest post on Pick The Brain titled, 5 Ways to Win An Argument. Here is a link to his post.   Frank took some time Tuesday explaining the power of body language. This article was so good that after I read it I immediately asked my wife, “When do you know I’m […]

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It’s Not Who YOU Know, It’s “Who Knows YOU!”

Most large companies start out as small companies — even Walmart started as a thought in the mind of Sam Walton. Getting from here to there requires time, effort, planning and a little luck. Some business leaders focus their planning on how to grow the company, without planning for how essential networking (internally and externally) is to their […]

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Just When You Thought it Was Safe…

I’ve been looking for a short cut to success for about ten years solid. I haven’t really tried any but I’ve heard that they are out there. The reality is that most of the crazy attempts to get ahead are just that…  crazy! Even the people who have found a measure of success in a unique limitless-earning-potential […]

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