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Where To Find Inspiration When The World Tells You To Give Up

BY KAIHAN KRIPPENDORFF |http://www.fastcompany.com/1812897/where-to-find-inspiration-when-the-world-tells-you-to-give-up I am staring through a wall of fog at the vague contours of an empty runway. Airplanes should fill this scene, but they can’t land. At 1:55 p.m., my flight status should read “Departed” but still reads … Continue reading

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How to Negotiate Your Salary

by April Dykman|http://www.forbes.com/sites/moneybuilder/2012/01/25/how-to-negotiate-your-salary/ One of my goals for GRS in 2012 is to write more about earning money. …… A history of unsuccessful negotiation I worked for one company or another from the time I was 17 until 2010. And one … Continue reading

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11 businesses you can start in your pajamas

1. Etsy Craft Master Dennis Anderson Anderson Soap Company When Dennis Anderson was asked if he considered himself more of an artist or an entrepreneur, he thought for a moment and replied, “Well, somewhere in between. I like creating things.” … Continue reading

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6 Phrases You Should Never Say Again

By Jeff Haden | http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/6-buzzwords-you-should-never-use-again.html?nav=pop Love catchy business speak? Before your next meeting or presentation, make sure you aren’t guilty of one of these useless (& annoying) verbal tics. Years ago, I worked for a manager that was the poster child … Continue reading

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3 Strategies To Keep The Internet From Killing Your Productivity

by Aaron Shapiro | http://www.fastcompany.com/1795818/the-internet-is-killing-your-productivity There’s a good chance you’re reading this article during your workday as a distraction from whatever it is you’re supposed to be focusing on at work right now. Whatever you were working on, which you still need … Continue reading

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How To Talk To Your Boss And Fix Your Job

BY Kevin Purdy | http://www.fastcompany.com/1808106/how-to-talk-to-your-boss-to-fix-your-job It’s all too easy to spend long stretches simmering at your desk instead of having a straight-ahead talk with your boss. Here are a few strategies to help you start the conversation. It’s easy to talk … Continue reading

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Five Lessons from World Changers

by John Coleman | http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2012/01/five_lessons_from_world_changers.html Now is the time to change the world. The past decade has been one of remarkable transformation and seemingly endless crisis. We’ve seen hundreds of millions rise from poverty to the ranks of the middle … Continue reading

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Stop Avoiding Office Politics

by Linda Hill & Kent Lineback | http://blogs.hbr.org/hill-lineback/2011/11/stop-avoiding-office-politics.html “I won’t do it,” he said. “I don’t care who they are; I won’t buddy up to people I don’t like and respect just because I want something from them.” This came … Continue reading

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The Interview Question You Should Always Expect

by John Lees | http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/11/the_interview_question_you_sho.html Whether you are a new middle manager or a new President-elect, the common wisdom is that you have three months to make an impact in your new role. And yet when preparing for job interviews, candidates … Continue reading

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How to Job Hunt With a Strike Against You

by Maryanne Peabody  http://blogs.hbr.org/cs/2011/11/how_to_job_hunt_with_a_strike.html On May 28, 2011, the Boston Globe reported that Carney Hospital President Bill Walczak fired its entire staff of 29 health care delivery employees from a 14-bed locked unit for troubled teens. It appears that the … Continue reading

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