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3 Unique Job Interview Questions You Must Be Ready to Answer


During a job interview, it can be difficult to determine who has the right skills, so I’ve worked over the last four years to refine my ability to assess them.

The following are the three questions I ask every candidate (and you must be ready to answer)…   

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5 Mistakes Many Young Entrepreneurs Make on Social Media


You’ve been hard at work all day. You finally have a couple minutes to yourself and decide to log in into your social media outlets to post a status about your shiny new job or venture. Next thing you know, you’re completing BuzzFeed quizzes and cursing silently at your friends who just got back from vacation in Hawaii. Does this distraction validate all the naysayers who claim that entrepreneurs shouldn’t be on social media? Absolutely not! While it’s easy to get distracted or even depressed while browsing through a news feed, social media is an incredible resource for entrepreneurs. And what   

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5 Ways to Take Control of Your Crazy Schedule


Too often it seems our hours and days hours guide us, rather than us guiding them. Our schedules are the master; we their abiding servants. Not only does that arrangement not feel great and stop us from being as productive as we’d like, that scenario can’t go on forever. When your energy, needs, and-or desires aren’t aligned with your crazy schedule, you will crash and burn. Sooner, or later. To help you avoid that crash (or even better, to stop the madness once and for all) here are some things that you can start doing right now to finally feel   

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The 10 Best Questions to Ask Your Mentors

10 Best Questions to Ask Your Mentors

You finally gathered up enough courage to ask a mentor, or potential mentor, for a cup of coffee. The pressure is mounting. You’re sweating, a lot; there aren’t enough Starbucks napkins in the world to dry your palms.

And just when you think you have enough time to hit the restroom again, she strolls up to your table holding an Americano with two pumps of hazelnut in one hand – and years of experience in the other…   

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