Business Advice for the Real World

September 19, 2019

“You’d be a great accountant,” your mother told you. “You’d be a great lawyer,” your father said, “Plus the money’s great!” “You’ve been in this position for a few years and I know you enjoy it,” says your mentor, “But don’t you think it’s time you made plans to climb the ladder?” “You’re ...

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We talk a lot about the value of networking. After all, opportunities to grow can come from anywhere, and networking is the key to seeking the most valuable opportunities out there. For some, this is a no-brainer. You put yourself out there. You attend professional associations and events. You meet ...

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Businesses — from small start-ups to large enterprises — are embracing the benefits of a remote workforce. According to a recent Global State of Remote Work report by Owl Labs, 52% of employees work from home at least once a week. Globally, 18% of employees work remotely full-time. There are ...

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Pressure. Rock legend Billy Joel sang about it. You’ve likely heard his song, aptly titled “Pressure,” that encapsulates the weight of expectation bearing down you. He’s not the only one penning lyrics on the subject. Why is this such a meaty topic for songwriters? That’s an easy one. It’s ...

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Everyone, no matter their career or place in life, must consider how they present themselves. It’s possible that you’ve never paused to think about how your appearance or personal interaction style reflect who you are. If so, you are holding yourself back. These two things can make or break your ...

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