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My Thoughts On Netflix’s Social Dilemma

By butler.jeff1 / October 19, 2020 / Comments Off on My Thoughts On Netflix’s Social Dilemma

In the Netflix documentary Social Dilemma, top thought leaders in Silicon Valley’s technology revolution reveal shocking truths on how technology is used to become an addiction….but after watching this I believe they failed to highlight a bigger problem. Social media is as real as a family portrait. Ever walked into a friend’s or…

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managing remote employees

How to Manage a New Remote Employee – 5 Straightforward Steps

By butler.jeff1 / September 30, 2020 / Comments Off on How to Manage a New Remote Employee – 5 Straightforward Steps

Covid-19 is upon all us and now most of the corporate world is faced with handling a remote workforce. That means water cooler talk is now digitized into a Zoom format which competes with the occasional crying baby in the background. For some this is a dream- finally being able to have the time to…

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speaking engagements

Why a $10,000 Keynote is Not Much for a Full-Time Speaker

By butler.jeff1 / February 2, 2020 / Comments Off on Why a $10,000 Keynote is Not Much for a Full-Time Speaker

Are you ready for 4 to 5 figure checks from just speaking? For most of us, who haven’t survived a life-changing accident or haven’t been featured on Real Housewives, the upper bounds for speaking rates are in the low 5 figure range. Hearing that would probably excite people, and in some cases, it’s worth getting…

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preparing for first interview

How To Track Applicants As A Hiring Manager

By butler.jeff1 / January 27, 2020 / Comments Off on How To Track Applicants As A Hiring Manager

  As the title suggests, when you’re working as a hiring manager, your main job is to supervise the recruitment process. Whenever there are vacant positions available in your company, it’s your task to send out job postings, as well as to screen the applicants. If you think that this is going to be just…

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What Does ‘Ok Boomer’ Mean? And Where Does It Come From?

By butler.jeff1 / January 26, 2020 / Comments Off on What Does ‘Ok Boomer’ Mean? And Where Does It Come From?

As someone who travels around the world speaking about generations, uncovering the source of terms like avocado and Millennials or ‘Ok Boomer’ is a part of my job. The best part about understanding the ontology of the term, is that its source is often much different than popular opinion. Unfortunately, most of these terms are…

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speaker industry

The Biggest Myth In the Speaking Industry

By butler.jeff1 / January 26, 2020 / Comments Off on The Biggest Myth In the Speaking Industry

When I first began my speaking career, I read almost every book under the sun about the industry. The end goal – find out what works and do what the successful speakers do. Throughout all of them, the most peddled advice, a great keynote is your best marketing tool. As a result of this strategy,…

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digital marketing

Does Digital Marketing Still Work to Target Millennials?

By butler.jeff1 / January 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Does Digital Marketing Still Work to Target Millennials?

As a business owner, digital marketing should be you are very familiar with by now. Many companies do it to keep up with the technological advancements and to stay relevant in their industry. Popular brick-and-mortar stores have also started to build their online presence and implement digital marketing strategies in an attempt to capture a…

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preparing for first interview

4 Tips For A Smashing First Interview

By butler.jeff1 / January 6, 2020 / Comments Off on 4 Tips For A Smashing First Interview

Not only is it a new year it is a new decade which means time to get those plans in action. If landing a new job is top of your list then I’ve got some tips which will help you smash your first interview. Today, we have a special guest Amy Rehan a manager at…

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fake news

1 in 6 Millennials Have a Net Worth of $100,000 – A Pure Example of Fake News

By butler.jeff1 / October 22, 2019 / Comments Off on 1 in 6 Millennials Have a Net Worth of $100,000 – A Pure Example of Fake News

This past week, CNBC republished an article last year about Millennials that received an enormous backlash on Twitter. As someone who writes a lot about Millennials, I am extremely glad that people did not bite the bait in this article. On the surface, it sounds like how much Millennials are being coddled by their parents…

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managing software engineering teams

5 Tips on Managing Age Diverse Software Teams

By butler.jeff1 / October 20, 2019 / Comments Off on 5 Tips on Managing Age Diverse Software Teams

Who would have known it would have come to this… Several years ago, when I worked in corporate as a software engineer, I spent most of my time in a high rise building in San Francisco. It was tier 2 Silicon Valley startup, free food, flexible hours, game room, but you probably never of heard…

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