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20 Feb Using social media to find a job

A panel discussion hosted by: The Speech Improvement Company, Inc. An increasing number of anecdotes are surfacing about people landing jobs using social networks, such as twitter (See "How Twitter can help at work by the New York Times http://shiftingcareers.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/09/07/how-twitter-can-help-at-work/) What are the opportunities, threats and strategies...

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02 Feb Comment garder son poste en temps de vaches maigres?

Les rumeurs d'un prochain plan de restructuration vont bon train; que faire pour eviter d'en faire partie? Soyez pro-actifs! Utilisez cette nouvelle année comme une excuse pour demander à votre patron et collegues, comment vous pourriez améliorer votre performance. Puis, essayez de suivre leur conseils et documentez vos...

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19 Jan The art of speech-writing

CNN's Fareed Zakaria speaks to a panel of former presidential speech writers about President Obama's upcoming first speech as President. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="101" caption="Fareed Zakaria"][/caption] http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/politics/2009/01/19/gps.pres.speech.cnn.html Our team will, as in similar past events, provide objective analysis of President Obama's first speech. For past commentaries go to our...

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13 Jan Effective Presentations Certificate Program

Effective Presentations Certificate Program Workshop Jan 29 - 30, 2009, 9:30 AM The Effective Presentations Certificate Program is designed for business professionals who need to be comfortable and effective presenters. There will be many opportunities for individualized practice and coaching in this informative and interactive small group workshop. Register...

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06 Dec Kuala Lumpur Journal – Part 5

Long day at work today, I met with 6 clients individually, doing coaching, training, video taping, [caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The Mandarin Hotel with the Petronas Towers on the background."][/caption]and advising. I'm tired. I had hoped to hit the pool, but it's raining. Last...

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30 Nov Kuala Lumpur Journal – Part 1

Ethan Becker is on his way to Malaysia to work with SuriaKLCC. He will be sending regular updates on his trip in a series we titled: "Kuala Lumpur Journal". Ethan Becker, Senior Coach/Trainer Four flights, 1 entire season of 24 and 36 hours later, Ethan landed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ethan is working with Executives to help them strengthen their managerial communicaiton skills. This is follow up work with the team that has shown incredible improvement over the years. The weather is hot, and humid. Boston of course, is much colder. Back home it's snow and shoveling while here it's rain and warmth. I find it amazing how similar people are around the world. When I travel, I meet and profile people along the way. I've met people from countries and cultures all over the world. It's a real lesson to get to work with so many cultures and see how human beings are similar and different.
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