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What the Tone of Your Voice Reveals

By Cathy Sobocan, M.A. In your leadership role, what does your voice tell people about you when you speak? What do you want your voice to say about you? I spent a large part of my career on the air as a news anchor. When I started out I thought it was important to sound […]

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Don’t Make These 6 Business Strategy Mistakes!

Business owners often bring up the topic of strategy when they’re thinking about their legacy. While it’s important to spend time refining the tactics of your day-to-day business operations, the FocalPoint approach to Business Coaching also takes a higher view of the overall strategy you’re using. As worldwide bestselling business author Brian Tracy says, poor […]

Gender Diversity in the Workplace

How to Delegate With Clarity

  You’ve become a successful business leader or owner because you know how to delegate. At least, you think you’re good at delegating – but do you really delegate with clarity? Do the people who report to you know exactly what you want to them to do, and what your top priorities are? As business […]

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Four Signs It May Be Time To Hire A Business Coach

Four Signs It May Be Time To Hire A Business Coach As a business leader, you may find that the majority of your time is spent dealing with day-to-day tasks, leaving little to no time to spend on considering and planning for the long-term success of your company. This is but one of the signs […]

Why Women Don’t Negotiate Their Salaries

By Emily Dupuy Most of us would agree that negotiation is an important part of any contractual agreement, however, over half of us don’t do it. According to a survey by salary.com, 46% of men negotiate their salaries and only 39% of women. Those who don’t negotiate may not feel the apprehension of negotiation, but […]

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3 Little Ways to Be A Leader At Work

Not everyone is a born leader, but we think, just like Warren Bennis, “Leaders are made rather than born.” It’s time to begin redefining what being a leader means. Often we put think that being a leader is some lofty goal that is hard to attain. But there are ways that you can be an […]

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Boost Your Confidence On The Job Hunt

 By: Shay White We want you to feel confident as you make the most out of the job hunt. So check out the links below for some simple tricks.   Top Tips: Make sure you love what you do – when you’re passionate about something your confidence will only grow and show as you develop your […]

Investing in Women Works

Investing in Women Works | Part 5

By: Alyssa Mossman  Investing in Education  Throughout our Investing in Women Works series, we’ve uncovered the successes of having more women in your workplace. Today, I would like to talk about the very root of investing in women: educating girls. Education in the Developing World If you’ve ever heard “you’re the average of the 5 […]

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Get Productive Now!

By: Shay White  Sometimes the work day can crawl at a snail’s pace. It can be hard to feel motivated all day every day. So here’s 4 things you can do to get yourself back in the groove at work:  Top Tips: Plug in those headphones and start listening to some tunes. Music can increase […]

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5 TED Talks to Inspire

By: Alyssa Mossman  Having one of those days when you just need a lift? Things aren’t going your way, the weather’s bad, you’re obsessing about a pretty small problem in the grand scheme of life? We’ve got the antidote to your funk! 5 inspiring TED Talks by amazing women that are sure to inspire, motivate, […]

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