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Overlooked Network Opportunity

During college, I had opportunities to work in various university departments, participate in a handful of competitions, and gain “real world” experiences through internships and leadership roles, but there is … Continue reading

April 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hey, Have you Seen This?

Hiring manager email to rejected job applicants: Have you ever applied to a job that seemed to match up perfectly with your skills and experience — only to get absolutely no … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mentoring the Best

In his article, John Byrne discusses the “greatest entrepreneurs” of our time; however, when reading the article, think about how you can incorporate some of these individuals’ beliefs, values, and … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Everything’s Amazing and Nobody’s Happy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8r1CZTLk-Gk

This probably falls more under life advice than professional advice, but Louis CK really hits the nail on the head here. I was stuck in Newark for a day due to US Airways employees messing up my flight to Ireland last spring, and I was pretty upset with them. Remembering this small bit of wisdom from an unlikely source helped me make the best of my time spent wasted at the airport.

Brock

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Make Your Own Luck

Dec 12 2011 8:19am EDT Image: Ersler Dmitry/Shutterstock One of the most underrated qualities a person can have is luck. And whether or not you are actually luckier than most … Continue reading

March 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Advice from the King of 21st Century Networking

I love LinkedIn, but until today I had never even thought about the genius that started it. How did the person that revolutionized networking in the technological era get his … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

The happy secret to better work

We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · Leave a comment