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August 20, 2014
Vol. 18, Issue 28

Stripes
Stripes

Books Authored
by Joel Garfinkle

Getting Ahead
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Executive Presence
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Get Paid What You're Worth
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Land Your Dream Job
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Love Your Work
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Time Management
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Find a Job in 14 Days
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Stripes

getting ahead

How the Average American Work Week Compares to the Rest of the World
Americans stay chained to their desks and smartphones for long hours, and many view a 40-hour workweek as "slacking." But are we really getting more quality work done? Not necessarily, according to research from PGi, more hours doesn't mean more productivity.

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Bill George: Authentic Leadership and Letting Your Strengths ‘Bloom’
Business leader-turned-academic Bill George, has often told aspiring executives that leadership is more about discovering and building on your true strengths than about becoming a different person. Author of many books, he was chairman and CEO of Medtronic during a decade of high growth. George shares insights about his own path to leadership and offers some advice for aspiring leaders.
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I Need a Raise! How to get what you deserve.
Asking for a raise is one of those things, like doing your taxes, which you only do when you have to. It isn’t a fun thing, to ask your boss for more money for the same work, but sometimes you just have to be brave. Here are tips to help ensure your success.
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"Education is the mother of leadership."
~ Wendell Willkie

"Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out."
~ Stephen Covey

"Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand."
~ General Colin Powell

How to Get Your Shy Employees to Speak up in Meetings

IHow have you learned to overcome shyness to be an active and engaged participant at meetings? Here are three things you can learn to feel comfortable and confident enough to contribute, share ideas, speak up in meetings, and eventually overcome shyness.

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