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You can do wonders in your career

December 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Man is capable of performing miracles. A man can swim the English Channel three times, drink a hundred mugs of beer, walk barefoot on burning coals; he can learn thirty [...]

Unemployment Blues

December 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

The hardest work in the world is being out of work.  ~Whitney Young, Jr. One can not help but concord with young, jr especially in the context of ever increasing pain of [...]

Career Blog in Pakistan

December 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

I think we need to write bit more on this subject in order to make the clear separation between “doing” and “being” at work. when I used the word [...]

Small Change

December 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

At four-thirty in the afternoon on Monday, February 1, 1960, four college students sat down at the lunch counter at the Woolworth’s in downtown Greensboro, North Carolina. [...]

Finest Hours

November 25, 2010 // 0 Comments

Seventy years ago this summer, in June of 1940, an aging British politician, who for the previous twenty years had seemed to his countrymen to be one of those entertaining, [...]

Stop Holding Yourself Back

November 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

From the world’s poorest communities to the corner offices of its largest corporations, ambitious employees struggle with the same basic challenge: how to gain the strength [...]

How Will You Measure Your Life?

October 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: When the members of the class of 2010 entered business school, the economy was strong and their post-graduation ambitions could be limitless. Just a few [...]

Most Likely to Succeed

October 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

On the day of the big football game between the University of Missouri Tigers and the Cowboys of Oklahoma State, a football scout named Dan Shonka sat in his hotel, in [...]

Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything

October 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

I’ve been playing tennis for nearly five decades. I love the game and I hit the ball well, but I’m far from the player I wish I were. I’ve been thinking [...]

The Interview Question You Should Always Ask

September 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Captain Greg Davis is an outstanding fishing guide. I went out with him early one morning off the coast of Savannah, GA and came back a few hours later with several fish like [...]

What Color Is Your Parachute?

September 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

Isn´t anyone out there reading “What Color Is Your Parachute?” by Richard Nelson Bolles? Write the decision maker a letter with specific suggestions about [...]

Cover Letter Writing Tips

September 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

As someone who has been both a hiring manager and an applicant within the past year, here are my thoughts: Ignore the cover letter at your own risk. Earlier this year we [...]
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