Month: February 2014

4 Characteristics Every Professional Should Have

You’re at a party and someone walks up to you. “Hi, I’m Dan and I work in marketing.” Immediately you have a pre-judgment about what this person should. What skills they should possess, how they should act and even what

5 Webinars You Should Be Taking

In today’s go-go society of new, now, next, it is vital for employees to stay up-to-date on things we often take for granted. For example, we all use email as if it were an extra limb. But are you using

Avoid These Five Unproductive Work Behaviors

Burping out loud in public. Illegally parking in the handicap spot. Cutting line at the post office. There are certain things you just don’t do in life. Besides being inappropriate, they can make your life much more difficult and create

3 Accounting Tips for the Non-Accountant

For non-accountants, finances can be a scary and confusing subject. Ledgers and dividends and spreadsheets… oh my! However, just because you weren’t an accounting major doesn’t mean you don’t dabble in the subject. In today’s do-everything work environment, accounting for

3 Tips to Building an “A” Team

The “A” team is what every manager strives for: a group of highly trained members who work together towards one common goal. While this might sound more like a 1970’s TV show than a reality, it can happen. Here are

3 Reasons to Learn Spanish as a Second Language

Over 44 countries with nearly 329 million native speakers make up the the population of who uses the Spanish language that dates as far back as the 13th century. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 48 million people speak Spanish

America’s Logistical Center: Why You Could Be Cashing In

Peninsular Florida sits at the climax of trade; highways starting in California, Maine and Canada end here, several major ports funnel goods to and from Latin America and the Caribbean and four major rail lines serving industrial hubs in the

CPR: One Class Can Save a Life

Life insurance. Car insurance. Health insurance. As kids, we are taught “stop, drop and roll”, “stranger danger” and even what to do during an earthquake. We are a “preper” society. So why is it that over 70 percent** of Americans

3 Workouts to a Healthier You

Carb curbing drinks, calorie burning shoes, 10 lbs in 3 days crash diets; we’re a nation that looks for the easy way out when it comes to getting healthier. The weight loss game is a billion dollar industry that preys

Energy Efficiency and “Going Green”

If you haven’t heard, green is in. From shopping bags to shopping malls, everything these days seems to claim an eco-friendly merit badge. And this isn’t just a passing trend. Climate change, population booms and the industrialization of developing nations