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The 25 Best Ways To Boost Creativity

The fight to boost creativity has never been harder. With all the neat little techie trinkets in the world today, we’ve lost something in translation. Our phones do so much for us, and modern conveniences have dulled the need for grit in everyday life. Since grit is often what makes us creative, it can be […]
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12 Tips For Smarter Salary Negotiations

Salary negotiations can be the most challenging part of dealing with the job market, especially when you lack experience. As you go throughout college forging your future career, be mindful of what goes into the process. It’s never too early to start thinking about strategy, even before your skills are etched in stone (or written […]
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15 Ways to Bomb the Job Interview

Your job interview offers a big chance to nab the career of your dreams or, at the very least, make decent money doing something worthwhile. You will have many throughout your life in all probability. Some will go great. Others, not so much. To help you have more of the former and less of the […]
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37 Memory Techniques to Do Better on Class and Exam Days

Memory techniques can help you sharpen your test-taking abilities as well as improve your classroom performance. Many people make the mistake of thinking memory is something you are either born with or not. This could not be further from the truth. Like a muscle, the more you “work it out” the stronger it gets. While […]
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Millionaire Habits: Here Are A Dozen Every Student Should Learn

Entrepreneur magazine recently took a stab at millionaire habits, aggregating the best of the best from a variety of men and women, who are crushing it financially. While it’s easy to look past it if you’re in the middle of a class or preparing for a big exam, you really shouldn’t. It turns out many […]
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‘You Are A Badass’: 7 Lessons From Jen Sincero’s Life-Changer

Jen Sincero’s book You Are A Badass should be required reading in any classroom (if you could ever get all parents to sign off on the naughty word). Semantics aside, it has tons of great advice for how you should approach this thing called life, and the sooner you internalize them the better. As you […]
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Elon Musk Not Who You Want To Emulate, Writer Says

Elon Musk is the guy people often think about when the word “success” comes up, but a new piece at Inc from contributor Matthew Jones argues that the Tesla/SpaceX founder and serial entrepreneur isn’t someone you want to be emulating. In fact, Jones argues, the same is true of many of the top people in […]
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‘Eat That Frog’: The Best Productivity Advice You’ll Ever Hear

Ever hear the old saying that to be more productive, you have to “eat that frog”? This term originates from the legendary American author Mark Twain. His exact verbiage? “If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning, and if it is your job to eat two […]
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Career Paths Of Today’s 25 Most Successful People

Which career paths are the best ones for you? The answer to that question will vary depending on whom you’re speaking to, but one bit of advice is universal. When looking for viable career paths, it never hurts to focus first on people who are already successful. When doing so, it is best to look […]
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49 Fourth Of July Reads To Get To Know Your Country Better

The Fourth of July is our nation’s birthday, and each year it reminds us of how far we’ve come and how far we still have to go. If you are in the mood to take an even-handed look at one of the most powerful countries in history, then we recommend you start by tackling a few […]
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