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When Is The Right Time to Ask Questions?

Asking questions is a must in order to grow. The key is to know when to ask questions that are necessary and purposeful.

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3 minutes

Make Yourself a Better Coworker By Bringing these 4 Soft Skills to Work Every Day

There are four soft skills every young professional should prepare to present in an acceptable manner on day one

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3 minutes

5 Podcasts You Need To Listen To This Summer  

Here are a few podcasts I have found useful to my businesses and my career.

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2 minutes

Best Twist on the Most Widely Used Interview Question

This question often gets asked because it's a chance for the interviewee to state their goals and ambitions, to prove their willingness to succeed.

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3 minutes

If Your Interviewer Can't Answer This Question, You Should Not Take The Job

Figure out if you really want to work for a company you’re interviewing for by asking the right question.

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1 minute

The First Question You Need to Ask in an Interview

This is the first question you must ask in an interview.

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3 minutes

Tips To Turn Your Internship Into a Full-time Job

When people ask me how they can prepare for a successful internship, I always offer the following tips.

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4 minutes

Conflict is Expensive: 3 Better Ways To Resolve Disputes in Business

Conflict is unavoidable, especially in business. Learn my 3 tips to avoid and manage conflict at work.

Podcast
10+ minutes

Perspectives from a Construction Industry Leader with Brian King

Building businesses and buildings from the ground up. Brian King, CEO of A M King discusses the truth about entrepreneurship.

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Are You A Good Maverick or A Bad One? Minimize The Risk With These 5 Tips

The idea of the maverick employee makes a great storyline, but are they good for a company?

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4 minutes

3 Powerful Ways To React When You Face Failure In Order To Get Ahead

Every successful business executive and entrepreneur will face failure on a regular and basis. When failure does occur, here is how I have learned to respond.

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3 minutes

Business Is Personal, But Don’t Force Personal Into Business

Be mindful of those you choose to welcome into business endeavors. Behavior in professional settings reveals more about people than you may initially think.

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3 minutes

Avoiding the Common Habits of Bad Public Speakers

No matter the message quality, poor delivery takes an unfortunate toll on the audience. Propel your career forward by ramping up your communications skills.

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5 minutes

Overcoming The Fear of Having Difficult Workplace Conversations

It's time to put an end to your avoidance of uncomfortable discussions with supervisors. Suppress your fears with these three pieces of advice.

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5 minutes

How to Make The Most of Your Upcoming Performance Review

As a reviewee, you’ve got more responsibility than you may think when it comes to having successful performance reviews. Learn to use them to your advantage.

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5 minutes

Saying Goodbye To The Agonizing Annual Performance Review Process

Annual performance reviews are dreaded by employers and employees alike. Toss out the traditional process and replace it with this instead.

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4 minutes

The Right Reason to Jump Ship from Your Current Company

The grass isn’t always greener on the other side of the fence. Look for this key element in a company before making the big decision to switch employers.

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4 minutes

Navigating The Subconscious Struggles of Our Cross-Generational Workforce

The impact of workplace diversity is undoubtedly beneficial, but how do we effectively address generational differences?

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5 minutes

5 Reasons Following Your Passion May Not Be The Best Career Move

While “follow your passion” is a phrase we’ve all heard a time or two, take a look at the 5 reasons why this advice should actually be avoided.

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4 minutes

Start The New Year With 4 Questions About Last Year

Developing and achieving your goals is certainly no easy feat. Ask yourself these 4 questions about last year before setting goals in the New Year.

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3 minutes

To be or not to be an entrepreneur?

Becoming an entrepreneur can be exciting, but there are stark realities to consider before you start your business.

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3 minutes

The Unbelievable Secret to Success

Mastering the skill of managing up not only allows you to take control of your work, but also manage your superior’s expectations.

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2 minutes

3 Simple Ways to Make A Great First Impression. But Don't Forget The Lasting Ones.

First Impressions are important, but so are lasting impressions. Read this post for tips on how to make a great first impression.

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2 minutes

Feeling Overworked With Too Much To Do?

Understanding how and what to get things done can be a challenge. Take a look at how to develop priority management.

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3 minutes

First Job - Real Expectations

Starting your first job is exciting and stressful. Take a look at how to set realistic expectations and relieve some of the pressure.

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4 minutes

The Advantages of Being Overworked & Underpaid

Being overworked and underpaid can have its advantages. See how you can flip the lens.

Podcast
10+ minutes

Entrepreneurship for Young Professionals

On Episode 8 of Sharpen's podcast for Young Professionals, Brian shares his insights.

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3 minutes

The 3 Key Elements for Setting and Meeting Your Goals

Goals are important for success, but how you set them can make the difference between success or failure. Learn the 3 key elements for success.

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3 minutes

Build Stronger Connections Through Listening More

Real listening is about building rapport, understanding, and trust. Take a look at what active listening can do for your relationships.

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3 minutes

Is Public Speaking the Most Important Skill?

At some point in your career, you will be asked to present or speak in front of an audience. Are you ready?

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2 minutes

Successful People Own Their Work

Learn how being successful requires owning what you do every day and taking full responsibility.

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