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100 Tidbits Every College Freshman Should Know

On Friends

College friends could be your friends for life.

Here’s the top ten on college friends:

  1. Be more outgoing than usual. That first day, that first week, and that first month of late August and September are crucial series of time to be outgoing, especially if it’s out of your comfort zone.
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Real Talk

Out of Work? Gap in Resume? How You Account for the Time May Determine If You Work Again

Here’s one of the American economy’s worst-kept secrets: It’s tough out there.

Despite (supposedly) plummeting unemployment, there are lots of folks who’ve been out of work for a significant period, and find themselves having to artfully account for that time when they seek work. 317 more words

It's all so quiet

Yeah, things were quiet on the blog last week, and I’m sorry about that. Partly it was because I had started my new job and had a pretty typical first week in terms of trying to settle into a new routine which kept me very busy. 308 more words


Negotiation: What is it...or What it is.

Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D.

This evening’s post is meant as a thought generator.

One of the things that makes us who we are is that we all see the world through our own lens, shaped and colored by the environment around us, how we developed as we grew, what we did, and many other variables. 380 more words

Executive Leadership

Virtual Tour: Eugene O'Neill NHS

Despite its size, EUON is an enchanting park that’s completely secluded from the rest of the world, giving off a zen vibe that captivated the O’Neill’s and convinced them to stay. 263 more words


Being a Writer and Explaining It Too

Being a writer is awesome, especially when people ask you or your parents what you do. I love the confused looks on people’s faces every time they hear that I write books and other readable stuff. 311 more words