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Melanie Asher, MBA Interviewed on Wisdom of Friends with Kal Aras

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This was a first for me--being interviewed on a show that is more than just business. We chatted about business and personal and did a lot of laughing. Make sure you watch the video and subscribe to Kal's podcast, Wisdom of Friends on iTunes or on Google Play Music. I'm looking forward to doing more shows like this one. 

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Kal Aras, Happiness Engineer & Podcast Host

With 22 years of corporate success with Fortune 500 companies, Kal Aras helps individuals and...

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Melanie Asher, MBA Interviewed on The Business Power Hour with Deb Krier

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The Business Power Hour® by Deb Krier on C-Suite Radio talks with experts in a variety of business fields about the latest trends, up and coming changes, as well as best practices to grow your business.

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Deb during her LinkedIn series. Unbenonsed to us, when we recorded this, the scale of what Covid-19 would become and the importance of leveraging LinkedIn to reach out to contacts, stay connected, and hopefully grow...

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How to Amplify the Power of Personal Branding

Melanie Asher, MBAA strong personal brand can help you convey confidence, build your self-esteem, and position you to stand out from others. It’s about getting clarity about your own skill set, your mindset and for some, their life purpose. Intentionally investing in your personal brand, can land you a better paying job or make attracting more profitable clients easier. So it really is a worthwhile investment.

Like a professional brand, your name can be a major part of your personal brand. Since your...

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Build Your Client Avatar on the Star Coach Show - Listen Here

Mel DePaoli was interviewed by Meg Rentschler on STaR Coaches-Strategies, tools and resources for professional coaches.

What is the value of having an online presence and how can you engage with the virtual world in a way that creates an impression on your target audience? That is the essence of whatMel DePaolidoes and she shares her strategies with us in this episode of STaR Coaches.

She shared with us about how to create your Customer Avatar. Listen to Episode 59 of STaR Coaches to find out...

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Mel DePaoli Graduates the University of Washington Executive MBA Program

In July 2015 I was just starting the Executive MBA program at the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business. My intention of going through this program was to obtain a different and more enhanced perspective of the business market, experience the international immersion session that is built into the program, and to build upon my network with an amazing group of professionals.

After two years, four scholarships totaling almost $20,000, very little sleep, moving, growing...

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Mel DePaoli featured as a #LadyLeader: We idealize people who are famous, have a fancy title, or have a lot of money

This article was originally featured on redlmb Management Solutions blog as a part of their #LadyLeader Series. You can read the original article here. The #LadyLeader Seriesis designed tohelp you get from someplace complex to something more simple. Some of the smartest women and menuncoveredtips, tactics, and strategies for how to go from complex to simple. They’ve shared ideas around how to network to maximize your business's reach, outlined ways to move out of your comfort zone and start a...

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Mel DePaoli Goes Back to School to Get an Executive MBA Degree

By now you have probably heard that I have been accepted into the University of Washington's Michael G. Foster School of Business’s Executive MBA program. But the news I haven’t shared until now, is that I have also received two scholarships! The National Speaker’s Association has given me $5,000 and Tabor 100, $2,500.

My intention of going through this program is to obtain a different and more enhanced perspective of the business market, experience the international immersion session that is...

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Mel DePaoli Interviewed on The Brand Journalist Advantage #TBJApodcast

How to communicate your brand message. Mel DePaoli shares brand message insights and consumer engagement strategies. Find out what you should be doing to win clients. Listen to #TBJApodcast.

“People think in stories, not statistics, and marketers need to be master storytellers. But to encourage your audience to take action, you need to move beyond storytelling to “story-doing".”DePaoli says.

Brand Journalism is journalistic storytelling that focuses on communicating messages that consumers care...

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City of Shoreline Quick-Start - Mel DePaoli Presents Leveraging LinkedIn and YouTube

This announcement was originally published on the City of Shoreline's Area Newswebsite on March 15, 2015.

QuickStartLogoHigherRezJoin the business community at Quick-Start on Tuesday March 17th, 2015 from 12:00 to 1:30pm at Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N. for the first of a special 2 part series.

Quick-Start Shoreline is presented by Shoreline Community College Small Business Accelerator and the City of Shoreline. These workshops are designed to be helpful for start-up, existing or potential business...

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Social Media Leadership at City U Seattle

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On Wednesday, October 15th 2014, over eighty community, business, and education leaders converged on City University of Seattle to celebrate the new School of Applied Leadership (SAL). The breakfast celebration was full of energy as leaders collaborated, learned from each other, and networked along with celebrating the School. The Leadership conversation began at this breakfast.

One of the goals of the new School of Applied Leadership is to be a catalyst for...

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