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3 Things to Never Ask a Military Veteran in the Workplace

A veterans law attorney explains what critical questions to avoid when interviewing a military veteran for a job — and interacting with those already on-staff — to avoid legal landmines and to help foster a military-friendly employer status. While this story has a U.S. focus in honor of Veterans Day, these same questions can apply […]

3 Ways a Mental ‘Road Map’ Can Manifest Your Success

For an entrepreneur, professional speaker, and success coach Sheryl Grant, transformational leadership through personal development and community building is the name of the game. She’s built her success on three visualizations that can apply to any CEO or entrepreneur. Here are her mental strategies for breaking through tough times. A Ms. Olympia, beyond the age […]

3 Communications Basics that Will Build Your Confidence

Communication is ingrained in every facet of life, yet many struggle with fear, insecurity and general ineffectiveness when finding themselves eye-to-eye with someone and presenting ideas, resolving complicated issues, express feelings, or “selling themselves.”  According to Megan Rokosh, a global business communications expert with more than 12 years of agency public relations, media, and creative […]

Good News: 10 Ways Water Can Keep You Healthy (Even While Sheltering in Place)

Editors Note: Real Leaders is making its archive of magazines freely available to all visitors to our website as part of our contribution to the Covid-19 pandemic. We believe you’ll emerge stronger and wiser when this crisis passes, and we hope our stories will keep you entertained and inspired while we sit out this challenging time. Sign […]

8 Ways to ‘Speak Human’ and Change the Game

A new book, Conversation Marketing, reveals how companies can make and maintain more meaningful, impactful and enduring connections within the marketplace — by telling authentic stories, fostering customer engagement, and breeding brand loyalty. Nobody starts out automatically caring about your products or services. They care about how you can make a difference in their lives. No matter […]

7 Growth Strategies to Spur Fresh Success

Growth. All businesses and professionals should desire it and most certainly need it. But achieving and sustaining growth in today’s uber-complex environment — whether corporate, entrepreneurial or personal career growth — takes multifaceted vision, ingenuity and agility. Indeed, a lack of growth in business speaks volumes. It says a business or individual hasn’t fruitfully evolved […]

The Superstar Paradox: 5 Reasons Overachievers Miss the Mark

How overachievers can stop sabotaging their own success or level of satisfaction after attaining superstar status. In today’s fast-paced business climate where nothing is certain but rapid-fire change, the masses within business and work-life have surrendered themselves to “overachievement” in the pursuit of career success. Not just ordinary success, but rather the kind that exceeds […]