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Written By: Kari Mirabal

Ways to Be Productive During the Holiday Downtime

When I speak to business audiences about networking smarter, each keynote includes ways for professionals to be more efficient in the workplace (to get from point A to point B – faster).  Since we all have the same amount of time to work, learning how to be more productive…
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Written By: Kari Mirabal

The Other “F” Word

Sooner or later, like death and taxes, failure (the other “F” word), is inevitable. However, if you embrace it – not run from it – amazing outcomes can result. When traveling across the country and delivering keynotes about networking strategies and creating authentic connections with other people, I…
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Written By: Kari Mirabal

Remain Relevant – Refine Your Strategy

Leadership expert Peter Drucker once said the only companies that succeed are those that not only welcome change, but also lead it. Since changing times often define how businesses work, organizations are adapting their strategies to address evolving competitive challenges. To stay ahead, some leaders are launching new…
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Written By: Kari Mirabal

“Pause Before You Pass” & Maximize Networking

Let’s get right to it.  At the end of the day, the main reason most of us connect and network is to be “in the know” when opportunities arise.  While it may be common sense that the more you network, the more potential you’ll have, why do…
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Written By: Kari Mirabal

Do Your Teams Have Cognitive Diversity? 6 Tips

Team success requires many elements including cognitive diversity, differences in the way people think, which can help you build a group of high performance professionals.  For example, left-brain thinkers approach problems logically or analytically while right-brainers are typically creative and intuitive. If a balance of both left and right-brained employees…
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