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TED Talks: How I Became an Entrepreneur at 66

As older generations reach retirement age, many choose to remain in the workforce in some capacity. For an increasing number of the boomer generation, that means turning to entrepreneurship for the first time. That was the case for Paul Tasner, who set out on his own and founded a startup company after a 40-year career. […]

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Teamwork Lessons from Professional Football Legends

If there were a Super Bowl for workplace team performance, would your team be in it to win it—or would they miss the playoffs? While individual achievement is important, teamwork is critical to a company’s success. So, how do you get your workers to pull together as a team? Take some tips from these professional […]

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New Press Release Reveals Challenges American Single Parent Workers Face

Deb Gray, who runs a staffing company in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will never forget Renee, a single mom, she first met in October 2016. Renee managed her ex-husband’s vehicle repossession business before going through a divorce and custody battle because of his drug addiction. She was hoping her experience in the mortgage business would translate into […]

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The Home Stretch: Six Quick Tips to Finish Strong in 2017

With more than three-quarters of the year behind us, we’ve officially entered the final stretch of 2017. With 2018 just around the corner, many companies are feeling the pressure to finish strong. So, it’s important to take an assessment of where you are and what you need to do to meet—and exceed—your end-of-the-year goals. Whether […]

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Free Webinar—The Champion’s Code: Building Team Culture Through Leadership

Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017—Brought to you by Express Employment Professionals Ross Bernstein’s program “The Champion’s Code: Building Team Culture Through Leadership” is inspired by the “Good to Great” concept of how the best companies separate themselves from the rest of the pack. Ross will demonstrate that dynamic leadership and a culture of excellence can only be achieved through integrity. […]

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Wisdom in the Fish Tank

A motivational message from leadership expert Jim Stovall. My late, great friend and colleague, Dr. Stephen Covey, was among the most influential writers, speakers, and thought leaders of our time. His book, First Things First, should be required reading for anyone wanting to succeed in business or in life. Here in the 21st century, we […]

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Calling an Audible: 3 Tips for Redirecting a Project at the Last Minute

In football, a quarterback has a way of changing plays on the fly when he doesn’t like what the defense offers him—he calls an “audible.” This gives his team the best possible chance to reach their most immediate goal, whether to get a first down or to score. In business, this can occur at any […]

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Why Are You Always Tired?

If you have a hard time waking up each morning or find yourself feeling fatigued throughout the day, there are some easy techniques to help get your sleep patterns back on track. Check out this video from AsapSCIENCE for some great insight into what makes us so groggy and how to fight it. How do […]

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Mentoring 101: Finding the Right Fit is Key to Successful Relationships

Mentorships are a time-honored tradition in the workforce. From entry-level recent graduates to mid-career professionals making a move toward the C-suite, there’s an opportunity to take an employee’s training and development to the next level through mentorship relationships. And the statistics show mentors can have a major impact on not just the mentee’s success, but […]

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Joe and Larry: A Message from Leadership Expert Jim Stovall

There are several questions we can ask ourselves to perform a sort of self-examination to determine how mature, well adjusted, and enlightened we are. One of these questions is:  Am I happy when my relatives, friends, or colleagues succeed? Almost all of us would agree that we don’t want our acquaintances or loved ones to fail, but […]

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