Work-Life Balance: How To Leave Work At Work

The average person spends 90,000 hours working during their lifetime. We inevitably spend more time with our coworkers than anyone else during the week. This routine lasts for upwards of 45 years, until we are finally able to retire. With this in mind, the reasons for leaving work at work should be obvious. We are…
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Why You Should Come Out Of Retirement (Now!)

The biggest loser in America’s most recent recession may have been the dream of a traditional retirement starting at age 65 and, more importantly, being entirely comfortable. Healthcare costs are astronomically high, wages have stagnated, and cushy, old-school pensions have all but vanished. Americans are also living longer than ever before, and adult children are…
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How To Be Your Own Boss… At Work

If you’ve ever had a nine-to-five job, there’s a good chance you’ve drifted into the daydream of turning in your two-week notice, telling your boss where he can stick it, and walking out the door into pure, unadulterated freedom. Then you snap back into reality where you have bills to pay and a family to…
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How To Interview Like A Jedi Master

The key to making a good first impression and nailing your job interview is to keep cool under pressure. What better role model for keeping calm amidst harrowingly stressful conditions do we have than the Jedi master? With the Force on his (or her) side, he vanquishes his enemies and restores order to the universe.…
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Why Companies (Should) Hire Entrepreneurs

The entrepreneurial spirit is becoming more and more attractive to today’s hiring managers because they know they’re getting a motivated, self-starter when they hire someone with a proven track record. Still, many HR departments remain leery of hiring someone they feel may be a one-man band control freak. What those companies miss is the fact…
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