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Succession Planning Best Practices for all Levels of Management

Executive Coach Beth Armknecht Miller says  it is essential for companies to make succession planning a priority at all levels of management. From team leaders to the C-Suite, long-term sustainability is everyone’s responsibility. Read Beth’s guest post over at About.com Management and Leadership:

Succession Planning Best Practices for all Levels of Management to find out why and how.

Great Leadership

My Best Conversations of 2014

Don’t ever ask for feedback if you’re not going to at least tell people why you’re not going to do it.

For the final show of the year, I was thrilled to welcome my friend Donna Schilder back to the show. Donna has been running a very successful coaching practice for many years and we’ve worked together on a number of projects in the past. She was most recently on episode 101 to teach us how to get the most from LinkedIn.

She detailed five power steps we can all take in order to handle bad behavior in meetings. The audio and notes are here and be sure to also check out the link at the bottom of this page from Donna with the downloadable PDF with even more details on the five steps.

3 Showstopping Examples of How Extreme Usefulness Is the Best Marketing

Rarely is customer support the hero within the company. Most believe customer service is just a cost center that doesn’t directly contribute to sales. Helping customers after you convinced them to buy your product doesn’t appear to have any tangible value–and the company that can provide a clear path from a good support experience into a first or second sale is a rare thing.
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Best Small Business Loans for 2015

Need a stack of cash to keep your small business going? Photo: Robert Huffstutter

Need a stack of cash to keep your small business going? Here are the best places to find loans. Photo: Robert Huffstutter

Best Travel Insurance for 2015

Do you really need travel insurance? An unexpected illness, a death in the family, a missed flight, even a lost suitcase — all are common scenarios, and all have the potential to cancel or ruin an expensive, carefully planned trip.

For some globetrotters, travel can be an investment just as significant as a car or house. If you’re an avid traveler, you might want to consider protecting your next trip with travel insurance. Relatively inexpensive plans can protect your wallet from any of the above situations and more.

The Simple Dollar’s Top Picks

I’ve sifted through dozens of the country’s leading travel insurance companies to find some of the top options for you. Here’s a quick look at my picks for best travel insurance:

The Best Leadership Books of 2014

Best Leadership Books of 2014

AS LEADERS we must learn and grow. We must be creative and innovative in our organizations but perhaps more importantly, in working on ourselves. The context we lead in requires nothing short of radical personal development. All of the following titles cover an aspect of this need.

An environment of rapid change demands more and better questions from us. It means we step out of our comfort zones and take strategic and intentional steps even before the path comes into full view. We can’t see around every corner, but we can listen more purposefully, think more critically, and see more clearly. Respond to a random world with an intentional life.

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The Top 6 Best Paying Jobs for Women

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Today’s job market is fiercely competitive, and for women, the job search can be even more challenging. While many industries are still dominated by men, there are numerous careers where women account for the majority of the workforce. And many of these careers are helping women earn top dollar for their expertise and skills.

It should come as no surprise that the top paying jobs are medical-related, but the legal field also offers lucrative opportunities for women. Here are the top 6 best paying jobs for women – all of which you can find job listings for on Jobtonic.com.

1.     Obstetrician/Gynecologist