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When The Canary Starts Singing Again

I remember the moment very clearly, one evening in early 2011 I was at a networking event in Saint Louis and I ended up in a conversation with an economist about the fiscal health of American businesses and the economy. … Continue reading

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First Impressions

Imagine that you’ve been searching for a long time for a new job. While you’ve been hunting for weeks, your bills have been piling up, and you’ve been working hours on end doing nothing but filing resumes and networking, but … Continue reading

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Persuasion (Part 1 of Fishing Lessons)

If you haven’t read Dr. Robert Cialdini’s, “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion,” you need to. I’ve heard talk about that this is a great book for sales and marketing people. Not true. It’s a great book for anyone who has … Continue reading

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