Get Away From The Edges

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When you walk into a room, one thing you should notice is where people are standing in a room. At the edges are people who are more tentative. They appear unsure of themselves. Seasoned networkers tend to be closer to the center of the room. The best networkers not only don’t stay at the edges, […] The post Get Away From The Edges appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Surround Yourself with People Who Will Push You to Grow

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When it comes to planning our careers, we carefully choose our companies and jobs. But rarely are we deliberate about selecting the advisers and confidantes who help us succeed. Cultivate a support group for your career by thinking about whose advice and expertise you wish you had on speed dial. Consider who you feel inspired […] The post Surround Yourself with People Who Will Push You to Grow appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Build A Network That Challenges Your Point Of View

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When your network is mostly people whose backgrounds and skill sets are similar to yours, it’s unlikely to help you find new ideas or creative solutions. Diversify your network by connecting with people whose viewpoints, insights, and experiences differ from your own. When you meet someone new, talk about what you don’t have in common. Ask friends […] The post Build A Network That Challenges Your Point Of View appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Know Your Strengths

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To get ahead in your business or career, whether you are trying to get a  job, a promotion, or a new venture off the ground you need to know your strengths. If you can’t articulate them, you can’t expect your boss or potential employers, partners, or customers to either. Here’s a four-step process to identifying […] The post Know Your Strengths appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Balance Between Learning And Doing

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To achieve success it is crucial that you continue to learn. Whether you are learning new skills, reading to keep up with changes in your industry, or simply continuing your education learning is crucial to achieve your goals. However, that learning must be balanced with actually doing tasks and following through. Aside from the obvious […] The post The Balance Between Learning And Doing appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Solution to a Tough Problem Isn’t to Overthink It

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We all like to consider ourselves smart, but raw intelligence isn’t everything. When we get stuck on a problem, sometimes it’s because we’re overthinking it. Pay attention to when focused thinking isn’t getting you anywhere; perhaps it has turned into obsessing over the same answers or approaches. Consider whether experimenting with a new strategy or […] The post The Solution to a Tough Problem Isn’t to Overthink It appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stress Doesn’t Have to Short-Circuit Your Creativity

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When you’re stressed out, it’s hard to decide what to eat for dinner, let alone get work done. How can you produce ideas when you’re feeling this way? First, take a breath and relax. Trying to force yourself to be creative will only lead to more frustration. Instead of thinking, “I must be creative right […] The post Stress Doesn’t Have to Short-Circuit Your Creativity appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Your Business Needs To Go Organic (and we don’t mean food)

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Advertising platforms are getting better at targeting audiences, but when it comes to search and social media organic beats paid every time. To be clear, organic search and social means SEO and content marketing rather than paid ads. While paid ads have their place in any marketing campaign, there are several reasons for you to […] The post Your Business Needs To Go Organic (and we don’t mean food) appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Build Relationships Around What You Care About

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When business people network, they tend to look for people with complimentary jobs or people in their target markets. While this is a good short-term way to connect with people, if you want to build lasting relationships you should connect around topics of interest. If you have an interest in animal welfare, gardening, or gourmet […] The post Build Relationships Around What You Care About appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Be Lazy

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Every book and article on success tells you that you have to get things done, get started, get moving, etc. We’re going to postulate that the true key to success is to be lazy. In all fairness, we’re not talking about procrastinating or spending days in bed. There is an old joke that says give […] The post Be Lazy appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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