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How to Get Along with a Co-worker You Hate

Learn how to deal with a difficult person and learn how to make it better.<p>Hate is a strong word. But sometimes you will likely have to work with people you have a hard time getting along with, and over time those feelings can grow into something strong enough to warrant the word.<p>Maybe they're …

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6 anecdotes you should rehearse before your next job interview

You're way past Interviewing 101, but there's a tricky subset of questions that you may not have mastered yet: behavioral questions.<p>Behavioral interview questions require you to pull a specific moment from your work history to explain and expand on, and they can be one of the hardest ones to tackle …

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Can anyone still think that corporate governance doesn’t matter?

The last few months should have shocked anyone out of that idea.

The 5 C's of Great Leaders

Want to be a stronger leader? Build a stronger team on these five principles.<p><i>By Kirsten Blakemore Edwards (@KirstenBeMe), MA CPCC, Consultant at Partners In Leadership</i><p>Upward movement is a challenge, especially for women competing to ascend the ranks in a male-dominated company. Instead of fighting …

Five Good Answers To 'Why Should We Hire You?'

Dear Liz,<p>I hate the job interview question “Why should we hire you?”<p>It sounds like they want me to compare myself to the other candidates.<p>How should I know why they should hire me? I don’t work for the company. They should hire whoever they want.<p>Do you have any suggestions for answering the …

The 5 hardest job interview questions — and how to answer them

Job interviews can be distressing enough, but how do you respond to a question that takes you off-guard and could possibly derail your path to …

5 Bad Habits to Give Up Immediately if You Want to Succeed

Is it time to unfriend the critics and haters?<p>Start the new year right by taking inventory of your "worst-self." If you don't know, it's time to get honest and ask your circle of friends this question: "What is it about me that is hard to tolerate?"<p>Then listen with a complete and open mind to those …

How to Change Your Lifestyle to Retire Early | Investopedia

You will likely have to change your lifestyle to retire early. However, that doesn’t mean you have to stop going out to eat, buy only used clothing …

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

Top 10 Business Plan Templates You Can Download Free

Writing your business plan. Ughhhh.<p>It’s definitely not the most exciting part of starting a business. In fact, if you’re like a lot of entrepreneurs, …

The Smartest Ways You Can Answer Dumb Interview Questions

Sometimes the questions may be stupid but the answers can be smart.<p>If you've ever sat through a job interview, chances are you've wished for smart answers to the dumb questions that always seem to be asked.<p>One of the things I work on when I consult with clients is knowing how to reframe a question …

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

Researchers say the internet is affecting our memory, capacity for learning, and more.

Do you remember what a struggle it was to remember the name of a certain actress, the kind of car you drove a decade ago, or what year a historical …

Is It Time To Ban Computers From Classrooms?

Every semester, college instructors face a choice: whether to restrict the use of laptops and other devices in their classrooms or to, instead, let students decide for themselves.<p>And for classrooms that do allow devices, students face an ongoing set of choices: to take notes electronically or by …

Pedagogy

1. Decreasing Value of University Degrees (and other academic certifications)

10+ Disruptive Factors Transforming the World of Education and Learning — Consequences, Opportunities, Tools<p>In the previous chapter I have given you …

The Future of Education: We Should Help Children to Become Personable, Collaborative and Creative

In the world we are living in today, and moving into, I feel the most important skills are to do with whether you are a personable human being who …

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8 Habits To Help You Learn 100% Faster And Better

How envious we are of fast learners. They always seem to catch onto everything at a glance while we, the common folks, seem to struggle through the …

Turning Risk Into Opportunity With South Africa's Corporate Governance Code

JOHANNESBURG – Successful companies have been finding that enterprise risk management (ERM) can provide genuine support to leaders and managers as they formulate strategy, putting them in a better position to exploit opportunity and ultimately deliver better results. It hasn’t always been this way, …

Poor corporate governance or plain fraud? Where's the line?

South Africa's flag carrier, South African Airways, has hit turbulence. Severe turbulence. The airline, which is in financial trouble as a result, …

7 Leadership Qualities You May Not Know You Have

What does it take to be a great leader?<p>Once upon a time, birth order and socioeconomic status were considered powerful determinants in who would …

3 Simple Steps to Instantly Become a Remarkably Effective Leader

Drop the masquerade, acknowledge your fears, and allow your authenticity to inspire others.<p>Not all well-intentioned leaders have the impact they desire.<p>Some individuals find themselves in leadership roles by default and promotions despite the fact that they don't enjoy the responsibility and …

Here's Your Millennial Leadership Guide For Success

Boy, I wish I knew about these before I hit 30. Live and learn.<p>While this article may resemble yet another listicle to hack your way to leadership glory, quite frankly, it has a personal testimony attached. They are laser accounts of how I reinvented myself as a leader.<p>I'm not tooting my own horn. …

10 apps to download if you want to get rich

"These habits are like snowflakes — they build up, and then you have an avalanche of success," says Thomas C. Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals."<p>We can't guarantee using these habit-building apps will help you get rich, but they can get you off to a …

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Does Socially Responsible Investing Work

<b>Does Socially Responsible Investing Work? And How To Do It Exit, Voice, And Loyalty</b><p><b>July 26, 2016</b><p><b>by Adam Jared Apt</b><p><i>Advisor Perspectives welcomes guest</i> …

A business ethics lecturer used Kendrick Lamar lyrics in an exam and his students loved it

A teacher at Nairobi’s Strathmore University surprised students in his business ethics class with an end-of-semester exam question based on a Kendrick Lamar song:<p>In the words of Kendrick Lamar (popular rapper of the good kid, m.a.a.d city fame), “If you get your first big cheque and you cop a chain …

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