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The Power of Presentation: Effective Communication Skills for Leaders

Blacks In Govenment (BIG)"The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives." Tony Robbins, success coach

Can you think of a single profession, career, or entrepreneurial endeavor that wouldn't require strong communication skills? Isn’t this important skill absolutely necessary to effectively convey your ideas and help you interact positively with others inside and outside of the business? I am confident you won't think of an example because we all have to connect with other people on a regular basis, regardless of the profession, if we are to be successful.

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Being Happier At Work: 5 Ways To Get You There Now

Bored at work? Photograph: Hans Neleman/zefa/CorbisIf you feel overqualified, bored with your daily routine, or underappreciated, it might be time to talk to your boss about improving your working conditions.

Talking to your boss about your future can be scary so to help you through this life-changing meeting, AARP has compiled some helpful answers to some of the biggest career questions:  

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Effective Leadership: What it is and What it is Not

World LeadershipHow do you define “effective leadership?” How does your organization define effective leadership? Would you consider your local and national politicians to be effective leaders? Does an effective leadership style in one field mean that it would be effective in another field? Often we hear the term “leadership” and we naturally think we know what it is. We make the assumption that everyone has the same definition of leadership.

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6 Important Financial Decisions Young Professionals Face

Young Financial ChoicesYoung professionals who have recently graduated from college and landed their first “real” jobs have more decisions ahead of them than they may have had at any other time in their lives. With today’s tough economic situation, especially for African Americans who still earn about 75 cents on the dollar compared with white professionals, making the right choices is more crucial than ever.

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Fifteen Tips for Making Sure You Are Better Off Four Years from Now

Personal FinanceIt has become popular for political candidates to ask, “Are you better off now than you were four years ago?” And while Americans should certainly give it some thought as they head to the polls, financial counselor and best-selling author Eric Tyson says ensuring you are better off in 2016 depends upon the financial choices you make today.

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