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Elon Musk & Walt Disney’s Secrets to Success: 10 Leadership Skills

November 01, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

Elon Musk & Walt Disney’s Secrets to Success: 10 Leadership Skills

Elon Reeve Musk is the 45-year-old South African innovator behind Tesla Motors and SolarCity. And yet, beyond these many accomplishments, Musk has his sights set on perhaps even loftier heights, with proposed innovations such as an electric plane that can take off and land vertically, multi-planetary living for human beings on Mars, and even more widely-utilized solar power – all inspired by his goal to change the world and the course of humanity. In June 2016, it was estimated that he was the 83rd wealthiest person in the world, with a net worth of roughly 12.7 billion dollars.

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DIY Organization Hacks Your Boss Will Thank You For

October 26, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

DIY Organization Hacks Your Boss Will Thank You For

We all know that the more organized are, the more we ultimately end up getting done. This is extremely true in the workplace. If you have a messy and disorganized work space, chances are that you are going to be disorganized in your work as well. There are plenty of organization hacks that can get your work station better organized, and it only takes a few minutes. Here we will discuss a few of these things, as well as some DIY hacks that you can use to keep your work space tidy and organized.

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What Every Manager Needs to Understand About Overtime Laws

October 24, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

What Every Manager Needs to Understand About Overtime Laws

According to the State of California Department of Industrial Relations, the general overtime provisions in California are that a nonexempt employee 18 years of age or older, or any minor employee 16 or 17 years of age who is not required by law to attend school and is not otherwise prohibited by law from engaging in the subject work, shall not be employed more than eight hours in any workday or more than 40 hours in any workweek unless he or she receives one and one-half times his or her regular rate of pay for all hours worked over eight hours in any workday and over 40 hours in the workweek.

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10 Communication Skills Every Young Professional Needs to Know

October 21, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

10 Communication Skills Every Young Professional Needs to Know

There are certain communication skills that every employee needs to learn before entering the workplace that can make or break their career success. From learning how to speak to current customers effectively to communicating with other co-workers, various ways of communicating can improve relationships at the office as well as sales and partnerships.

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6 Simple Methods to Relieve Stress in the Workplace

October 19, 2016 / By Zip Schedules / In Zip Schedules

6 Simple Methods to Relieve Stress in the Workplace

Stress. It’s a buzzword these days, and we all experience it. Some more than others.

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