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Jeanne Kelly

By admin | July 14, 2017

Jeanne Kelly is an author, speaker and coach who helps people achieve a higher credit score and to understand credit reporting and identity theft. #HealthyCredit is her motto. As the founder of The Kelly Group in 2000 and the author of The 90-Day Credit Challenge and The Credit Makeover, Jeanne Kelly is a nationally recognized…

Matt Crossman

By admin | March 3, 2017

Crossman is a writer based in Charlotte, North carolina.

Bill Treasurer

By admin | December 13, 2016

Bill Treasurer is chief encouragement officer of Giant Leap Consulting, a courage-building company. For over two decades, Bill has worked with thousands of leaders across the globe, strengthening their leadership influence. His newest book, A Leadership Kick in the Ass, provides practical tips for building confidence and humility. His clients include NASA, Saks Fifth Avenue,…

Reading List: Simple Sabotage

By admin | September 26, 2015

In 1944, the Office of Strategic Services, the CIA’s predecessor, published The Simple Sabotage Field Manual, a how-to guide for undermining an enemy. Along with recommended acts of vandalism (slashing tires, salting engines), the manual contained eight seemingly innocuous tactics intended to disrupt enemy organizations. The tactics included time wasters (never allow shortcuts to expedite…

This 19-Year-Old CEO Is Enabling Humans to Do the Impossible

By admin | September 20, 2015

It might seem like something straight out of the latest installment of Iron Man. A robotic arm that can be made with a 3-D printer, imparting strength that far surpasses that of any human limb; a bionic skeleton suit, nearly undetectable, that allows people who are paralyzed to walk again. But instead of seeing them…

Reading List: Big Magic

By admin | September 19, 2015

Creative living isn’t about poetry, painting or penning a best-seller; it’s about living a life “driven more strongly by curiosity than by fear,” writes Elizabeth Gilbert, who also authored the best-selling Eat, Pray, Love. Gilbert sweetly yet powerfully nudges readers to release fear, summon courage and allow the “strange jewels” hidden within each of us…

Do You Have Access to the Right People?

By admin | September 17, 2015

In the past, the gatekeepers—people who can grant or deny access to a recognized authority within a company—were receptionists, administrative assistants, executive administrators or the personal assistants. But that has changed. Technology has allowed companies to reduce clerical staffing, and the prevalence of consensus decision-making means many individuals can veto your pitch and many must…

Reading List: Leadership BS

By admin | September 12, 2015

In this spirited, provocative work, Stanford Business School professor Jeffrey Pfeffer challenges prevailing conventional wisdom about leadership development. In Pfeffer’s view, many well-intentioned popular philosophies—those that champion traits such as humility, honesty and authenticity, for example—take an overly simplistic, unrealistic approach. Pfeffer contends that while all those traits are admirable, honesty isn’t always the best…

Reading List: Friend & Foe

By admin | September 5, 2015

At work, at home and in everyday life, we compete and cooperate constantly, often at the same time, say business professors Adam Galinsky of Columbia University and Maurice Schweitzer of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting tension factors into all human relationships, they add, and learning to balance our drive to compete with our compelling…

The Benefits of Taking a ‘Timeout’

By admin | September 5, 2015

Debbie Goldman-Bhyat spent much of her childhood as a contemporary dancer. She turned her passion into a professional career as a performer, a choreographer and the director of a dance company until an injury forced her to retire in her late 20s. “I was 28, injured and flat broke in spite of being the recipient…