From Career Treadmill to Fast Track

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Entries from January 2011

Kirk Lawson, Executive Director of Business Professionals of America on Preparing for Career Success

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Kirk Lawson is the Executive Director of Business Professionals of America and leads the organization’s strategic growth. It is the top career and technical student organization aimed at preparing students for successful careers and providing employers with competent and skilled professionals.  In spite of the recent emphasis on a lack of jobs, many decry a […]

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Categories: Association · Business and Technology · Business Professionals of America · Career Development · Careers · Education - Secondary Schools · Leadership Development · radio show · Skill Development

Dan Woolley, Relief Worker and Author of Unshaken: Rising from the Ruins of Haiti’s Hotel Montana

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Dan Woolley, a relief worker for Compassion International and author of Unshaken: Rising from the Ruins of Haiti’s Hotel Montana, tells his incredible story of survival. Buried in utter darkness under tons of rubble for 65 hours, Dan emerged a changed person. One year after the devastating quake, Unshaken is currently the only first-person account […]

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Categories: Author · Career Passion · Haiti Earthquake · Life Purpose · Non-Profit Careers · Overcoming Challenges · radio show · Relief Work · Survival Story

Bill Conaty, Former Senior Vice President of Human Resources for GE and Co-Author of The Talent Masters

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A world leader in Human Resources, Bill Conaty engineered the leadership development programs for GE as Senior Vice President for 14 years. He is the co-author of The Talent Masters: Why Smart Leaders put People Before Numbers. Talent is the only competency that endures, while financial results, market share, brand, and products all undergo changes […]

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Categories: Author · Career Development · Continuous Learning · GE Talent Development · Leadership Development · Performance Management · radio show · Retention · Succession Planning · Talent Assessment · Talent Development · Talent Management

Leadership Consultant Margaret Morford on Navigating Office Politics for Career Success

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Margaret Morford is an organizational consultant, trainer, speaker, and author of leadership books including The Hidden Language of Business: Workplace Politics, Power & Influence.  A former attorney and human resource executive, Morford addresses how to navigate office politics regardless of your position and background for career success. Learn inside intelligence to: Advance in your workplace; […]

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Categories: Author · career advancement · Career Success · communication · influencing · Mentoring · Office Politics · Organizational Politics · radio show

George Gilder, Venture Capitalist and Bestselling Author, on Real Solutions for Jobs & Economic Growth

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George Gilder, a venture capitalist and the author of Wealth & Poverty and The Israel Test, discusses real solutions for economic and job growth: The importance of meeting customer needs for businesses to succeed; The need for creative entrepreneurs to drive job growth; The impact of marriage and family on society and culture; The underlying […]

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Categories: Capitalism · Economics · Entrepreneurship · Israel · Middle East Business · technology · Venture Capitalism