7 Classroom Skills for the Boardroom

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Classroom Tip 1: Be Enthusiastic Every day
Have you ever watched how kids wake up? For the most part, they're wide-eyed and happy, ready to attack the day. Everything in ... more 
Photo by: timparkinson/flickr
Classroom Tip 1: Be Enthusiastic Every day
Have you ever watched how kids wake up? For the most part, they're wide-eyed and happy, ready to attack the day. Everything in the world is fresh and new to them and they appreciate just having a chance to experience it.
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Tue, Jan 15, 2013 1:22 PM EST
I know what it's like to go into work one day, only to have the rug pulled out from under you: Fired. Out on your tail. Unemployed. I have a number of friends, who are experiencing this very thing. Some have taken the challenges, learned from them, grown, moved on and are now charting their own career paths which are infinitely more fulfilling than what they were doing. I count myself as one of those people. Then there's another group of friends who are perpetually unhappy, waiting for something to happen and complaining at every turn because it's not. But here's the thing; turning things around can be as simple as remembering the things we learned a few years back. So here's a primer on the 7 skills you learned in the classroom that can take you to the boardroom and beyond. - By Rene Syler



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