Nov 7, 2018

This Veterans Day, Thank a Veteran

Veterans Day 11.7.18

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany to end the Great War, also known as World War I. In 1938, November 11 became the federal holiday of Armistice Day though it had been

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Oct 31, 2018

Halloween Lesson: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Halloween 10.31.18

Many of us like to stay within our comfort zone and we convince ourselves that we have everything we need within the zone and do not need to stray from there. Once we take the chance and move beyond our fears of failure, being the center of attention and other issues, and venture outside the

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Oct 17, 2018

Blessed with a Fiercely Awesome Boss

Boss's Day 10.17.18

Patricia Bays Haroski registered “National Boss’ Day” with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958. She was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, IL, at the time and chose October 16, her boss who is also her father’s birthday. Her goal was to show appreciation for her bosses and to

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Oct 10, 2018

Life lessons from football

Football 10.10.18

Autumn is in the air, and in the northeast, this is evident by cooler days, deciduous trees with red and orange leaves, pumpkin spice everything and football. Whether you are a fan of the gridiron, fantasy football or Lucy’s pulling the football away from Charlie Brown as part of what binds them together; football offers

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Sep 12, 2018

How To Tap Into The True Potential Of A Millennial Workforce by Nicole Rodrigues

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It’s hard to deny that the millennial generation has cultivated a bad reputation in the business world. I, like many of you, have encountered those select few twenty-somethings who have entered the workforce with a sense of entitlement that is not necessarily predicated on experience, education, work ethic or ingenuity. Yes, those select few can

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Aug 15, 2018

Nicole Rodrigues Hustle with a Conscience

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In case you missed it, NRPR Group CEO Nicole Rodrigues sat down with AdaPia D’Errico on her Real Wealth, Real Health podcast. Her guests are characterized by their ability to redefine wealth, health, success, and happiness. Nicole and AdaPia had a great conversation on topics that include: How Nicole’s heart leads and her mind follows

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Jul 25, 2018

Meet Woman in Business Nicole Rodrigues

WE Magazine Women in Business

In case you missed it, NRPR Group’s Nicole Rodrigues was interviewed by WE Magazine for its Women in Business series. Meet the WE Magazine for Women in Business Nicole Rodrigues, CEO/Founder – NRPR Group Tell us about your business (what product or service you provide and who your target audience is) I run a strategic

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Jul 5, 2018

Let Freedom Ring!

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The American Revolution began in April 1775 at the Battle of Lexington and Concord. The colonists’ original intention was not to demand independence from the British, but to air grievances against the British crown and demand protection for their rights as subjects of the British crown. In the spring of 1776, the Continental Congress appointed

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Jun 6, 2018

Lessons from 2018 Big-Name Commencement Speakers

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In February we have the Super Bowl, in March, NCAA March Madness and in May, I follow the Commencement Speaker roundup. Every year a multitude of actors, athletes, musicians, entrepreneurs, and politicians are invited to be commencement speakers at university and high school graduations to impart word of wisdom that I can use in my

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May 30, 2018

Business Lessons from Memorial Day

Memorial Day blog 5.30.18

While Memorial Day is considered the unofficial start of summer, it also has deeper meaning. Originally known as Decoration Day, it was a time to decorate the graves of those who lost their lives in service during the Civil War. After World War I, the day was expanded to honor those who have died in

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