The Mindset That Paralyzes Your Job Interviews

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Congratulations, Mill. You have a job interview! Mill sets the phone down; the company he’s always wanted to work with, since he actually thought about working not long ago, actually called him and scheduled to have him come in for a one-on-one meet with the hiring manager. No interruptions. No …

The Art of the Teacher-Student

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In my journey towards self-mastery, I’ve realized a prerequisite to reaching a new level is to accept the student role. There’s a time when I have to acknowledge I don’t know something or, could dramatically improve in some area, and so the I have to sit down, shut up and …

Library Beast – The Ultimate Self-Learning Resource List

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How would you define the ultimate resource? “Resourcefulness” is such a buzzword. We know it when we see it and yet it can still have this aloof nature. To be resourceful sounds like a positive trait. And when venturing into entrepreneurship, resourcefulness is one of the word’s closest relatives. But …

Should You Quit College?

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You’ve been attending college and feeling overwhelmed. You’re not that interested in the courses, you’re not mingling with your classmates and peers the way you expected, and you’re not even sure you want to continue majoring in whatever you chose. Right now, in this moment, you feel done. Time to …

The Art of Professionalism

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People become students of various subjects to master them and reap benefits; they range from the cold and calculating sciences to the more empathetic arenas of music, dance and theater. Mental capacities are sharpened to handle social confrontations, creation and refinement of policies and building of communities through the realm …

A Little Thank You (Letter) Can Go A Long Way

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[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/embed?listType=playlist&list=UUqvh1GRkIslY6G1e0IMrWOw[/embedyt] Sometimes a little thank you can go a long way. Appreciation is one of the inner gifts experienced when someone shows they value you. In some way, you’re acknowledged as a human being and it’s a rewarding feeling to know that, of the 7 billion people on the …

Technology & Cultural Connection

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One of the most influential creations in science fiction was Star Trek. Centering on the Starship Enterprise, Captain Kirk and his crew traversed the known universe in search of new life and knowledge. The show stimulated the minds of future science fiction writers and futurists who envisioned far-out worlds and …

The Art of Teaching

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Example 1: Student: What’s the difference between knowledge and wisdom? Teacher: Here’s the textbook. And you can Google the definition. I have the dictionary here too. You can read both of the definitions. Memorize them. That will help. Example 2: Student: What’s the difference between knowledge and wisdom? Teacher: *Gives …