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Tracy Tanner

Empowering Girls and Women to Be Global Leaders and Thinkers

Dr. Kafayat Lamidi brought Dr. Susan Madsen, PhD, Dr. Bruno Cignacco PhD, and, me, Tracy Tanner, MBA, together for a relevant discussion Saturday. The question asked, “How can we empower girls and women to be global leaders?” Thank you to Dr. Lamidi for the opportunity to keep this conversation going. To paraphrase, Dr. Susan spoke

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The Power of Transferable Skills

Recently, I did a podcast with Dr. Pelè who is a bestselling author, musician, and host of the PROFITABLE HAPPINESS™ Podcast, where he features the stories of highly successful executives, experts, and entrepreneurs who exemplify the use of happiness to build profitable workplace cultures. Transferrable skills are those strengths and competencies acquired through experience in

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How to Use Mindfulness to Boost Creativity

You’ve probably heard about mindfulness, and maybe you even have a regular mindfulness practice. But did you know that mindfulness is useful not just for keeping you calm and focused, it can stimulate your creativity and open up your thinking? If you’re interested in reaching your creative potential, here’s how mindfulness can give you a

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6 Tips for Becoming an Entrepreneur Later in Life

6 Tips for Becming an Entreprenuer later in Life is not limited by age, and you can start a successful business at any stage of your life. However, becoming an entrepreneur later in life has its own unique challenges. Consider these tips for starting a business as a senior: Avoid allowing others to limit your

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14 Career Tips to Help You Brush Up on Your Soft Skills

For many job hunters, describing their soft skills can be the hardest part of applying for a new position. You’re prepared to send your transcripts and discuss your sales record, but how do you prove that you’re a team player or early adopter? In case you don’t already know, hard skills are the job-specific education

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Keep Your Brain Healthy in Just 5 Minutes a Day

You look after your body, stay as fit as you can and make time for a healthy lifestyle, right? It’s just as important to keep your brain healthy too if you want to deal better with stress, be more productive, and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia later in life. The good news

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5 Reasons Why Prioritizing Your Own Needs Isn’t Selfish

Being selfless is a wonderful attribute. However, consistently giving more of yourself than you have to offer is a societal pitfall. Are you always taking care of others: their needs, their wants, their everything? Then it’s time to take a step back and see to your own needs. Taking care of yourself isn’t a selfish

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3 Ways to Supercharge Your Brain Power Through Exercise

Supercharge Your Brain Power Through Exercise is good for your physical health, but did you know it’s also good for your brain? The latest neurological research has shown that there is a so-called ‘magic protein’ called Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) that has the power to supercharge your brain and improve your memory. And it is

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is the creation or extraction of value.[1][2][3] With this definition, entrepreneurship is viewed as change, generally entailing risk beyond what is normally encountered in starting a business, which may include other values than simply economic ones. More narrow definitions have described entrepreneurship as the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often

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High-Paying Creative Jobs

Whether you’re a user experience designer or marketing director, creative professionals with in-demand skills and experience have many job opportunities in the current employment market. Here’s a look at just some high-paying creative jobs, according to the latest Robert Half Salary Guide for marketing and creative professionals: User experience (UX) director UX directors oversee user experience for

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People are good

The world can have us believing that everything is on fire and that everyone is out to get us. Generally speaking, people have good intentions and mean well. Find me on social: @TonyJacksonVO

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7 Online Marketing Jobs

As a new graduate, if you’re looking for a job in 7 online marketing jobs, there are a variety of careers you could choose. Whether you’re looking towards business and management or if your career goals are aimed more at the creative field, opportunities abound.  Whatever your focus is in marketing, there is something for you

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Building a Global Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Global Partners Awarded Grant for UGBS’s Innovation & Incubation Hub Project by U.S. State Department, U.S. Embassy Ghana Globally, educational institutions are dedicated to Entrepreneurial studies. Encouraging students from pre-school-college age to develop an entrepreneurial mindset is a vital part of their future employability. Led by Dr. George Acheampong, PhD, The University of Ghana Business

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U.S. AND GHANA PARTNERS BUILD ONLINE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURIAL ECOSYSTEM

Global Ties Akron, The University of Ghana, and Kolena Corporation receive $25,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy Ghana, funded by the U.S. Department of State.  Click to Download the PDF Akron, Ohio, October 20, 2021 – The three partners will use the competitive award to create The University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) Global Online

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4 Proven Methods to Overcoming Fear of Failure to Achieve Your Big Goals

Overcoming Fear of Failure to Achieve Your Big Goals is a real thing. A common workaround of individuals with perfectionist tendencies is the “if I don’t try, then I can’t fail” mindset. Many people will avoid goals, as well as tasks, that they fear they cannot complete to remove the risk of failing. However, avoiding

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5 Steps to Dealing with Upheaval in Your Life

5 Steps to Dealing with Upheaval in Your Life comes in many forms. To some, the crisis might be small, a fender bender in the parking lot, causing minor damage to their car. Others face even more significant challenges, such as an illness or the loss of a job. Regardless of the cause, dealing with upheaval

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How Meditation Stimulates Creativity

It might surprise you to hear that meditation can kickstart your creative process. After all, meditation is about getting chilled, right?  Well, yes, meditation is often recommended for calming the mind and reducing your stress level, but it also has a physical effect on your brain. But how does this help creativity? Meditation and Your

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5 Tools to Master Your Action Plan

Today I’ve got quick list for you. These project management and planning tools are a great asset when trying to keep the steps on your action plan prioritized. Here are five that will let you master your goals. Use an app like the Wunderlist app. It allows you to create to-do lists from your action

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5 Tools to Master Your Action Plan

Today I’ve got quick list for you. These project management and planning tools are a great asset when trying to keep the steps on your action plan prioritized. Here are five that will let you master your goals. Use an app like the Wunderlist app. It allows you to create to-do lists from your action

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The Truth About Prioritizing Yourself First

The Truth About Prioritizing Yourself First is about putting yourself first on your to-do list, as well as how it affects your goals. How often do you go through your daily to-dos only to realize that by the end of the day you haven’t done anything for yourself? Whether you’re trying to start a new

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