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Personality Types and the Workplace


Robby

Here’s a brutal reminder about the world of work (and the world in general) that you know, but may have forgotten. Not everyone has the same personality as you. And worst of all, those differences in personality can drive you bonkers. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, December 16 2014 » Uncategorized » 1 Comment

The Indiana Entrepreneur Legal Steps


Sean

Today, entrepreneurship creates opportunity and freedom. Being an entrepreneur is not an easy task. The practice is not for everyone. But the juice can be worth the squeeze. I started my own business over 2 ½ years ago. I had a lot of road bumps and some pot holes. I came out with few bruises and scars. Yet, I had more knowledge and experience to push me further. I have many Indiana entrepreneurs come up to me about how to start a business. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, December 9 2014 » Career Planning and Goal Setting, Self Development » No Comments

From Non-Profit to For-Profit


Laura

I have heard some folks say that they have a heart for non-profit work.

I do not think I am one of those people.

I transitioned out of the not-for-profit (NFP) world to the for-profit sector. And by ‘transitioned,’ I mean lost my non-profit job here in Indianapolis because the position was eliminated. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, December 2 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

“I Got a Full-Time Job, So I Can Stop Networking.”


Robby

I was at a networking event on the north side of Indianapolis just last week, and someone fired off that statement. They explained they were previously of out of work. But then they landed a full-time, paying gig, and announced “Now, I can stop networking!” (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, November 25 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments

Why Asking For Volunteers Almost Never Works


Robby

I don’t know how many times I’ve been in a meeting here in Indianapolis and someone asks “are there any volunteers?” The usual response is crickets. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, November 18 2014 » Corporate Culture, Leadership, Uncategorized » No Comments

You’re Qualified AND You Have Experience? Nope, I’m Not Interested.


Robby

Every week, almost without fail, I hear from someone here in Indianapolis who is looking for work. Usually, they are exhausted. They are frustrated. They feel like there’s nothing out there for them, and they are going crazy. (Read the rest of this post…)

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Tue, November 4 2014 » Uncategorized » No Comments