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"I don't have time" By David Kurtz

How many times have you thought these words or heard yourself utter them? Stop and think about what you are really saying. You likely mean you are certain that whatever other people are asking of you is not as important as what you are doing at that moment in time. Now also think about how you say it. Are you using a strong tone of voice that could mean you don’t care about the people to whom you are saying it?

Ohio Young Professionals Weekend & Leadership Conference

Ohio Young Professionals Weekend & Leadership Summit

The Ohio Young Professionals Weekend & Leadership Conference scheduled for April 26th and 27th, 2013  is a two-day leadership development and professional networking event in our state's capital city of Columbus. Once a year, we bring together passionate, smart, and engaged young professionals and college students from across the state to network and connect for success!

Who Is On Your Team?

By: Jenifer Wonn

As you examine a professional baseball game, you realize a successful business is much like a sporting team. Every player is given a position, much like each person contributes in a department to an organization. Everyone is striving for two goals; one, to win, and two, to have fun doing it. For this to happen, every teammate is going to have to walk on the field fully aware they are going to get dirty. Players truly need to put in their blood, sweat, and tears to prove their hard work and dedication to keep a spot on the team.

Networking for Work?

Networking Your Way to Your Next Best Job
By Wade Meyer


When I am at networking events, I cringe when I hear, “My name is … and I am seeking my next opportunity.” I look around the room. Few people if anyone are fooled by this language. You’re looking for a job. Networking can be an excellent tool in job-seeking though. Just showing up at networking events to cruise the crowd to see who is hiring is not the best use of your time. If you want to do that, have a stack of professionally-prepared resumes in hand and visit selected job fairs. What is really meant by networking for your next best job?