10 Things That Require Zero Talent – Passion

Passion can be defined as something that you feel strongly about and are deeply invested in emotionally. Following your passion in business can drive your professional success, especially in meetings. As Steve Jobs once said, “People with passion can change … Read More

10 Things That Require Zero Talent Part 6: Attitude

As Zig Ziglar famously said, “Your attitude, not your aptitude, determines your altitude in life.” This is especially true when you’re involved in meetings in the professional world. Having a positive attitude during meeting with clients, colleagues, and bosses can … Read More

10 Things That Require Zero Talent – Energy

It’s extremely important to be energized when you’re in a meeting with clients, bosses, or colleagues. That’s because energy conveys enthusiasm, interest, and a desire to create successful outcomes. Conversely, a lack of energy communicates that you’re apathetic, disinterested, or … Read More

10 Things That Require Zero Talent Part 4: Body Language

Shoulders slumped, eyes half-closed, and yawning every few minutes, the consultant clearly didn’t want to be at the meeting and everybody knew it. It was no surprise then when they were passed over for an important project. The problem, of … Read More

10 Things That Require Zero Talent Part 2: Work Ethic

“Work ethic” is defined by Merriam-Webster as, “a belief in work as a moral good.” In regard to professional interviews and business meetings, demonstrating an ethic of integrity and respect isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also the … Read More

3 Ways to Pursue Ongoing Education in Your Industry

Dr. Stephen Covey highlights the importance of continual education in his famous book, 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. The seventh habit, called “Sharpen the Saw,” emphasizes learning as one of the key aspects of “preserving and enhancing the greatest … Read More

3 Benefits of Joining Boards in Your Industry Networking Groups

Marketing for professional services demands a rigorous and precise combination of skills to be successful. Your individual talents are honed by your experience, but there’s another option to drive your development even further. That’s by becoming a leader in the … Read More

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