Proud to Be a Quitter!

Hello friends! Here’s another guest post from Amanda. Enjoy! – Jeff Havens Growing up I was convinced that being a quitter was bad. Even the word “quitter” sounded terrible, like “moist” or “underemployed”.  And I didn’t want to be a moist, underemployed quitter.   Quitting was so not me – or so I thought. I remember…

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Generational Warfare Episode 3 – #GenWars

Welcome to the third episode in our Generational Warfare video series. These videos are  based on Jeff’s Us Vs. Them generational presentation. In this episode, Jefferson Jeffingham the IV (old person) and Mandy (young person) debate sports, business, and Wikipedia. Watch all of the episodes of Generational Warfare here! Want to win a copy of Jeff’s book How To Get Fired?…

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Tips for Air Travel – Please Check Your Feet at the Ticket Counter

If you know me at all, then you won’t be surprised to learn that I decided to read an article entitled “Whose Feet Are Those?” Unfortunately, it wasn’t an article about a mysterious rash of stray feet showing up in unexpected locations.  Instead, it was a New York Times article about travel etiquette, written just…

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How You Can Make Sure Your Business Follows Blockbuster Into the Darkness

Well, it finally happened. After choking and gasping for far longer than anyone thought was possible, Blockbuster has finally decided to die.  It was an ugly death, slow and painful, which is exactly the kind of demise every business owner should be striving for. After all, why sell at a profit when you could watch…

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Generational Warfare Episode 2 – #GenWars

Welcome to the second episode in our Generational Warfare video series. These videos are  based on Jeff’s Us Vs. Them generational presentation. In this episode, Jefferson Jeffingham the IV (old person) and Mandy (young person) debate sweatpants, golf, and work ethic. Watch all of the episodes of Generational Warfare here! Want to win a copy of Jeff’s book How To Get…

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How To Make Sure Your New Employees Fail From Day One!

Recently I read that 20% of new employees either quit or are terminally disenchanted after only 45 days on the job.  Personally, I think it’s wonderful that so many companies are doing so well that they can afford to throw away that much money on hiring people who immediately learn to hate the jobs they…

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10 Tips for Getting Started on LinkedIn!

Are you on LinkedIn? I am, but I probably wouldn’t be if it weren’t for Amanda, the Marketing Director at Big Pow! She helped me get started, and now I’m handing over the blog to her to tell you how you can get started on LinkedIn too!  First off, I’m sorry.  I know you’ve been…

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Generational Warfare Episode 1

Having trouble getting people from other generations to understand where you’re coming from? Then watch this video series based on Jeff’s Us Vs. Them generational presentation to laugh and learn about how to get along! Watch all four #GenWars videos here!  

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3 Piece-O-Cake Ways to Create Stupid Office Rules

With any good luck, right now you’re reading this in a desperate attempt to escape from a drab, soul-crushing working existence.  If you’re just a little luckier, then the reason you’re using this as an escape is because you work in a place with really, really dumb rules.  Like the rule that says we have…

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Keynote Speaker Jeff Havens Shares His Best Business Travel Tip

I’m Jeff Havens and I travel for business ALL OF THE TIME! In fact, I’ve been to 63 states! Since I travel so much people often ask me for business travel tips, so here’s an awesome one! Watch and enjoy! Do you have questions for me? Ask them in the comments and I might make…

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The Jeff Havens Guide To Leadership- Bend Others To Your Will!

You’ve heard swarms of other bloggers and speakers talk about leadership but are any of them endorsed for “tyranny” on LinkedIn? Did they write a book called Unleash Your Inner Tyrant? Of course they haven’t, because they aren’t me, and if you aren’t me, you should be my minion. Check out a few of my…

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Caption Contest- And the Winner is…..

Perry! Congrats Perry! Your copy of How To Get Fired! will arrive shortly. Thanks to everyone who entered, the captions were hilarious and we had a hard time picking a winner. We’ll have another caption contest next month.  

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4 Internet Marketing Tactics To Make Your Traffic Go Away!

If you’re even halfway smart – and you must be since you’ve chosen to read this – you’re spending some amount of energy marketing online.  Word on the street is that the Internet is still going strong, and it’s one of the best (and cheapest) ways to tell people about whatever awesome thing you do…

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Bring Your Parents to Work – If You Don’t Want To Be Taken Seriously

For several years I have presented How to Get Fired! on college campuses across the country, where I try to help college students prepare for their professional life by telling them everything they shouldn’t do once they apply for and then receive a job.  Tucked into my suggestions that they should show up drunk, write…

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Corporate Speaker Jeff Havens Explains How to Introduce a Guest Speaker

People often ask me how to introduce a guest speaker, and as usual, I take the backwards approach. Watch this video to find some great tips for speaker introductions and I promise the audience will love you, then quickly forget about you because they are so excited for the guest speaker, thanks to your awesome…

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How to Create (or Steal) Awesome Newsletter Content!

I know you hate writing your newsletter.  You didn’t even want to do it in the first place.  Someone said, “Hey, would you mind helping out with our newsletter?” and you thought that saying “Yes!” would be a great way to showcase your enthusiasm and work ethic and maybe help you get a promotion.  Then…

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