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What To Do If Your Boss Doesn’t Like You

August 29th, 2014 - by Matt Miades

We’ve all been there.  Whether you’re new to your company or you’ve been at the same company for a long time, at some point you will have a boss that you don’t feel likes or respects you.  It’s inevitable, and it’s up to you to do something about it. If you sense that your boss… View Article ...

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4 Ways To Manage People Risk

August 4th, 2014 - by Matt Miades

In my blog post titled,”Not Managing People Effectively is Risky Business,” I touched on why good leaders make People a priority in their organization.  In this post, I’d like to elaborate further on the concept of People Risk and how to manage it effectively. It’s easy to read these things and say, “Yup!  We do… View Article ...

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10 Reasons Why You Need To Do An Internship In College

July 23rd, 2014 - by Matt Miades

“But it’s my summer,“ claimed a friend of mine’s daughter about having to do a high profile internship in Philadelphia this summer.  “All of my friends are at the beach or working at jobs that are fun.” Now, she was half kidding, because this student put a lot of time and effort into getting a… View Article ...

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Been complaining at work lately? Read this.

July 11th, 2014 - by Matt Miades

There are certain key characteristics of individuals that really stand out to me as a senior executive.  These are things that you do so consistently that I can’t help but attach them to my description of you.  Seeing an employee with a strong, consistent character is one of the first indications that you are someone… View Article ...

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Be Aware – You’re Competing For Your Job Every Day

July 2nd, 2014 - by Matt Miades

If you seek real success in your career you need to learn how to stand out in a positive way from your competition.  Think you don’t have any?  The reality is that you have people around you who are competing for your job at this very moment.  Sometimes your competitors are already in the company,… View Article ...

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