Three Public Speaking Skills for Earning Attention and Respect

The top three things that people fear the most are death, spiders and public speaking. While many young professionals can avoid the first two, perfecting your public speaking is a task that must be tackled if you want to be well respected among your peers.  Instead of just winging it the next time you speak in front of a group, take some advice from the … Continue reading Three Public Speaking Skills for Earning Attention and Respect

Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Make Sure Your Social Media Profile Presents the Right Message

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Gone are the days when your personal life and your professional life are separate – and you have social media to thank for that. We aren’t bashing social media. In fact, as a social networking club of young professionals, a lot of the Jaycees’ communication and press thrives because of social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. But in an age where employers are monitoring our social media contributions more than ever, it’s important to make sure you are doing your due diligence to keep a professional image on social media. Continue reading “Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Make Sure Your Social Media Profile Presents the Right Message”

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Leaderships Skills Required for Young Entrepreneurs

As the saying goes, not everyone is born a leader. Why do young professionals let that deter them from seeking management roles or starting their own business? Just because you need to improve on certain leadership traits doesn’t mean you weren’t cut out for it. Developing the skills necessary to be a leader – a good leader – takes patience, time and lots of practice no matter who you are. Continue reading “Leaderships Skills Required for Young Entrepreneurs”

Getting Involved: Community Engagement Key to Building Real Life Skills

Between life and all that it encompasses – work, family, friends and of course, the Jaycees – little time remains to engage in the community that surrounds us. It is easy to feel overscheduled, but it’s important to remember all we can gain as businessmen and women by giving more attention to the causes that need it most. That’s right – giving back to your … Continue reading Getting Involved: Community Engagement Key to Building Real Life Skills