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Seven Tips for Women in Leadership Roles   If you are a woman in a corporate business environment, you aren't alone. In fact, more women are joining major corporations every day. However, if you have a leadership role in that business environment, you are definitely in the minority.

It can be a daunting task trying to manage your team, especially if that team happens to consist mainly of men. So, here are some quick tips to help you gain the upper hand:

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Cut the Clutter, Get Organized The professional world of career ladders and corporate activities can be difficult to navigate in the best of times. Then, throw in multiple projects and, on occasion, more than one boss, and it can get very overwhelming. The key to dealing with stress in the workplace is staying organized by establishing good habits and tools that can make your daily tasks that much more simple! Check out these five tips to get started:

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 4 Ways to Produce Trending Pinterest Boards and Pins Follow DeskDemon on Pinterest here: http://www.pinterest.com/deskdemon/ What are your top influencers on Pinterest? How do you produce trending Pinterest pins and boards that generate interest from other pinners? Pinterest continues to brand itself as the leading social media pinboard-style system. Each day, notifications show up in the email inbox of pinners alerting them of the latest likes, re-pins, comments ...

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What Are You Focusing On? It was a beautiful afternoon and was out for a walk when I saw them. Snowdrops. Spring was coming, I was sure of it. Then I looked across the street at a mountain of dirty snow. I looked at the park; it was still inaccessible. I sighed; spring was not here yet. I looked back to the flowers and enjoyed them for a few minutes.

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A-Z Pearls of Wisdom L is for... A-Z Pearls of Wisdom L is for...

Listening is the key to creating and maintaining rapport and the great working relationship that we all want with our manager and team. Listening is a skill and for many of us, it is a skill we can improve on.

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Day in the Life Christine Brown of Virtual Assistant Spain

Christine Brown of Virtual Assistant Spain shares her day in the life feature.

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The Office Romance: Pros, Cons and Cautions Is the girl or guy in the next cubicle beginning to look awfully attractive? Maybe you'd like to strike up more than the usual office friendship, if so, what should you do and how should you go about it? more…


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The Top 10 Most Awful Corporate Gifts
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The No Problem Problem I've lost track of the times I've been told in someone's positive or na├»ve thinking mode, "No problem," only to have the non problem become one. more…


What To Do When Your Boss Is a Butthead I've never worked for a boss I didn't like or respect. Sure, some were better than others, but I never considered quitting my job because of a bad boss. more…


Soft, Real Soft - Managers Need a Full Skill Set, Not Just Hard Skills "People don't quit their companies, they quit their bosses." How many times have you heard that phrase? It's rare that a corporate entity of any size upsets an employee so much that they feel quitting is the only option more…


Myths And Mysteries Of Taking Minutes Minute taking has changed over the years. The requirements and expectations of the 21st century are very different from the expectations even 10, but certainly 20 and 30 years ago. Here are some points for you to consider about minutes and taking minutes. more…


4 Tips for Everyday Google Doc Users
Google Docs are used today by a wide range of users. Those who rely heavily on it for different reasons will find the following tips very useful. If you are one of them, read on! more…


Seven Basic Rules Of Networking For A Job According to the U.S. Department of Labor, about 5 percent of job seekers obtain jobs through the open job market which consists of help wanted ads, the internet and print publications. more…


What Is the Best Dropbox Alternative? Today, many IT companies rely heavily on cloud computing. Here are few more alternatives to Dropbox, apart from the infamous MS SkyDrive, Amazon S3, and Google Drive. more…


Professionals Behaving Badly: Professionalism Is Dead
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Toxic Emotions In The Workplace When you are dealing with a work-related issue and your very best judgment along with your reasoning and evaluative processes become clouded, dismantled, or hijacked by your emotions the choice and/or action you take may not be the one you really wanted to take. more…


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