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Seven fun ways to spend the Labor Day long weekend

Labor Day has come around again this year and for many people that means a well-spent long weekend - and why not? Known as “Araw ng Manggagawa” in Filipino, it's a holiday celebrated in honor of the country’s workers, the entire labor sector, and hard-fought workers’ rights. In other words, it's a big thank you for all the work that you've done, that your family has done, and all the work that Filipinos all over the world have done. What do you do on such a well-deserved, guilt-free gift o

Career advice from Inside the Boxing Ring

Boxing is a career many men and women aspire to but, getting punched in the face isn't necessarily for all of us. So what could you learn from an athlete whose realm is inside the boxing ring? A lot, if you ask Underground Elephant CEO Jason Kulpa. In this article from Kulpa, he cites former world champion boxer Paul “The Ultimate” Vaden [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Vaden] as his trainer, life coach, and business consultant all rolled into one. Under the guidance of Vaden, Kulpa has lea

7 Personality Types of Great Future Leaders

Are leaders made, born, or both? Nature or nurture? It's a tough nut to crack but one thing we're sure of  is that potential leaders start in the ranks just like everyone else and eventually rise up. They're seen, observed, and chosen. But, how? One of the key functions of being a leader is to identify future leaders and grow them into the visionaries they can be. Future leaders are a valuable part of a company's arsenal and it makes sense that leaders invest not only in people who can replac

5 Ways to Make Office Communication Work

It’s a Monday once again, signaling the start of a fun week with a bonus long weekend - May 1 Labor Day! If you're a leader or manager, you are about to work with your dear team for the nth time, which means communication, communication, communication. If the words aren't coming, here is a start-of-the-week refresher. Ever heard of the saying, “It’s not what you say, but how you say it”? Whether you are a newly-promoted manager or a long-time fixture on the management team, the timing is a

Seven fun ways to spend the Labor Day long weekend

Labor Day has come around again this year and for many people that means a well-spent long weekend - and why not? Known as “Araw ng Manggagawa” in Filipino, it's a holiday celebrated in honor of the country’s workers, the entire labor sector, and hard-fought workers’ rights. In other words, it's a big thank you for all the work that you've done, that your family has done, and all the work that Filipinos all over the world have done. What do you do on such a well-deserved, guilt-free gift o

Career advice from Inside the Boxing Ring

Boxing is a career many men and women aspire to but, getting punched in the face isn't necessarily for all of us. So what could you learn from an athlete whose realm is inside the boxing ring? A lot, if you ask Underground Elephant CEO Jason Kulpa. In this article from Kulpa, he cites former world champion boxer Paul “The Ultimate” Vaden [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Vaden] as his trainer, life coach, and business consultant all rolled into one. Under the guidance of Vaden, Kulpa has lea

7 Personality Types of Great Future Leaders

Are leaders made, born, or both? Nature or nurture? It's a tough nut to crack but one thing we're sure of  is that potential leaders start in the ranks just like everyone else and eventually rise up. They're seen, observed, and chosen. But, how? One of the key functions of being a leader is to identify future leaders and grow them into the visionaries they can be. Future leaders are a valuable part of a company's arsenal and it makes sense that leaders invest not only in people who can replac

5 Ways to Make Office Communication Work

It’s a Monday once again, signaling the start of a fun week with a bonus long weekend - May 1 Labor Day! If you're a leader or manager, you are about to work with your dear team for the nth time, which means communication, communication, communication. If the words aren't coming, here is a start-of-the-week refresher. Ever heard of the saying, “It’s not what you say, but how you say it”? Whether you are a newly-promoted manager or a long-time fixture on the management team, the timing is a

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