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Measuring effort vs. measuring progress

Remember in high school when we learned that the best way to set a goal is by making it SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-bound) to ensure our success? What we didn’t learn is SMART goals don’t work when venturing into new territory. Do you think Albert Einstein wrote down: “I will uncover the theory of relativity…

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How to accomplish your biggest goals by tomorrow

Running a business is hard. There’s not enough hours in the day to run the business AND work on your long term goals. So how do you squeeze in time to learn new things? As you get older, (and your business gets more complex), you can no longer resort to recycled ideas in books to…

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Salary Negotiation 101: 4 tips you need to know

There are a ton of salary negotiation techniques out there. Here are the ones that will give you the best return on your investment: 1. Know Your Benchmarks TrueCar is a service that gives consumers the “true value” of a car they’re buying and on average they save almost $4k over someone walking in off…

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3 Phone Interview Tips That Will Land You A Second Interview

In order to nail your phone interview, there are three phone interview tips that determine your success: Your voice Your answers to questions The questions you ask back to the interviewer Let’s address each one individually: YOUR VOICE First open up your phone and go to the voice recorder app on your phone (Voice Memos on iPhone,…

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How To Find Anyone’s Email Address

There are a hundred different tools to help you find someone’s email address but what works for me 9/10 times? Simply guess. All you have to do is go to your gmail composer and enter their first name + domain.com and guess what happens? Oh, look who it is? I’ve used this method for thousands…

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How to find a job you love

When looking for a job you love, everyone follows the same advice: Use your network Apply on job boards Search on Yelp/Glassdoor for companies people love This is a waste of your time. You will find an okay job, but you won’t find a GREAT job. There are three elements that make a job awesome: Location…

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