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Ever know... that guy! You know the one that can set the world on fire with his armpits. Or the girl who can clear out a networking event with her breath. If they're good people you want to tell them. If not, you want to warn others. Here's how to have the guts and the glory of telling someone they stink.
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STOP! Before you keep going know this: I think DT is a bit of a jackass. He is disrespectful and condescending; especially to women. I
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My future client was crystal clear, “We want you but we can’t afford you.” “If I only worked with people that could afford me then
I was standing in front of the New Orleans convention center after an amazing speech. There were thousands of people leaving the SAGE 2015 Summit
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My friend Kevin hired me last year to “get the ideas”. “They are in my team’s head but they are not sharing them. I want
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Great ideas usually fall from the lips of someone who sounds like they need a padded room, three signatures, and lots of lithium…. lots. Great
Have you ever gotten up in the morning and knew you had a bunch of stuff to get done but no plan to actually do
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As a woman in business the goal is always to make people say OMG for the right reasons. During my years as a leadership consultant
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[tds-dropcap red]A[/tds-dropcap]s a successful woman in business, I get asked this question a lot. Usually by someone that’s around 20 years old and fresh out
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