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1. “My boss is a heartless jerk.” If you bad-mouth your current boss, your prospective employer will only think that you will do the same with them. Not to mention that they will feel like you will be hard to manage and most likely to bring negativity into the workplace! 2. “I hate my job.” … Read more »

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1. Motivational Quote.  Select a positive quote to start of your day and to live by. For example, “Today is a new day. You will get out of it just what you put into it.” Personally, I spend about 5 minutes right after I wake up on the “Motivational Quotes” on Pinterest. It helps me… Read more »

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The reality is that the best way to find a job today is completely different from what it was 15 years ago. Growing up, many of us thought that the path into a great job was to get into the right college, get the highest GPA you can get, and then simply apply. A recent… Read more »

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Robin Williams

This week, the world lost a wonderful human being. Robin Williams was not only one of the most talented actors television has seen, but also an exceptional human being. He constantly searched for ways he could help those around him and make a difference. He made us laugh, cry, and smile through the art of… Read more »

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1. Steve Jobs- CEO of Apple Now a legendary man due to the incredible Apple products he has brought to people all over the world, Steve Jobs was once homeless in his college years. In his 2005 commencement address at Stanford University, Steve Jobs said, “I didn’t have a dorm room, so I slept on the… Read more »

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“Positioning for the Future” One of the biggest mistakes any manager can make is undermine the leadership potential each of their employee’s has. Don’t simply assign tasks, but teach them to take initiative and ownership of the task they are managing so that they will be more likely to be innovative. Additionally, they won’t feel… Read more »

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1. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change by Stephen R. Covey  “With penetrating insights and pointed anecdotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, service, and human dignity — principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take… Read more »

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Xtreme Awards 2014

Whatever you do, do NOT eat these meals on your next business lunch. Though the Xtreme Eating Awards may sound a bit exaggerated, it’s really impressive to see how our culture and eating habits are packed with unnecessary sugars and fats, while piling up almost 2 days worth of calories in ONE SINGLE MEAL. Yesterday,… Read more »

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1. Honest This may seem like a cliche quality to mention, but it is definitely essential. If your employees have caught you lying a couple of times, you’re setting yourself up for mistrust. Building trust is essential because they know that if you ask them to work a couple hours extra this week only –… Read more »

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11. Presidential Poison Taster George Bush had two former FBI agents taste every one of his dishes during a trip to London. Apparently, multiple Presidents around the world have people taste their meals before.   10.Golf Ball Divers What if you spent all of your workdays on a golf course? When golfers hit a ball into a… Read more »