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8 Keys To Migration From A Consultant To A Freelancer:


Being a consultant is a role that works with big companies, but I have found that it doesn't get much traction in small businesses and startups. The image of a self-proclaimed expert who can generate ...


Daniel Goleman - 3 Unmistakable Signs That You Have Real Emotional Intelligence:


Famous psychologist and best-selling author Daniel Goleman http://www.danielgoleman.info/ weighs in on the features of a person with emotional intelligence. By Marcel Schwantes Principal and founder, ...


The Rise of Product Leadership:


Let's not refer to a product manager as a generalist, a Swiss Army knife, or "CEO of a product." Instead, let's refer to product manager as a product leader. Because inspiring leaders are what we ...


5 Rare Signs That Prove You Were Meant to Lead People:




Microsoft's president says liberal arts majors are necessary for the future of tech:


Microsoft president Brad Smith and EVP of AI and research Harry Shum wrote in their new book "The Future Computed" that "one of the most important conclusions" of Microsoft's recent research into artificial ...


How to prepare your kids for career success:


f you're a parent, chances are you spend a great deal of time worrying about your kids. You do your best to ensure that they grow up happy and healthy, prepared for the world around them, and well ...


Why What You Say Reveals More Than You Think:


From Thomas Jefferson's "All men are created equal" to John F. Kennedy's "Ask not what your country can do for you -- ask what you can do for your country," simple words strung together in distinctive ...


The Lack of a College Degree Is a Public-Health Crisis. Here's What Higher Ed Can Do About It.:


People who don't go to college are getting sicker and dying younger. That's the reality playing out in a region of southeastern Missouri known as the Bootheel, one of many poverty-stricken rural ...


Google finds STEM skills aren't the most important skills:


Terrific Washington Post column on research done by Google on the skills that matter most to its employees success. Big surprise: it wasn't STEM. The Post writes: Project Oxygen shocked everyone ...


The Value of Soft Skills in the Labor Market - The job market is way ahead of the ivory tower in emphasizing soft skills. :


We are not witnessing an end to the importance of cognitive skills -- rather, strong cognitive skills are increasingly a necessary -- but not a sufficient -- condition for obtaining a good, high-paying ...


TED Talk of the week - Guy Winch: How to fix a broken heart :


At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will experience deep heartbreak. In this thoughtful talk based on years of practice, psychologist Guy Winch offers wise, practical advice on how to move ...


Creating a personal website might be the most important thing you can do when searching for a new job:


Even if you don't run a business or create content for a living, you should have a site with at least a basic bio about yourself and a photo so that when someone Googles your name, a URL will appear in ...


What trucking tells us about the future of work:


Not surprisingly, truck drivers are often cited as an example of impending job destruction wrought by automation. But the reality is more complicated. A new study by Uber argues that millions of driver ...


You Don't Have to Be a Data Scientist to Fill This Must-Have Analytics Role:


Companies have widened their aperture, recognizing that success with AI and analytics requires not just data scientists but entire cross-functional, agile teams that include data engineers, data architects, ...


Ten Ways Your Resume Can Scare Employers Away:




Today's TED Talk - How to fix a broken heart:


At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. Imagine how different things would be if we paid more attention to this unique emotional pain. Psychologist Guy Winch reveals ...


Will AI make data analytics jobs obsolete?:


Data analytics is one of the hottest fields in IT, and one of the most in-demand jobs in the broader market. Data science, developer, and engineer jobs are expected to grow to 700,000 openings by 2020, ...


Use These Five Tricks To Never Forget Something Important Again:




Google to hire thousands in 9 states:


Google is going on a U.S. hiring spree, increasing its footprint outside of Silicon Valley. The Mountain View, California-based company is expanding or opening offices in nine states, Google CEO Sundar ...


Six Verbs That Make You Sound Weak (No Matter Your Job Title):


Sometimes it's the smallest words and phrases that shape how you're perceived around the office. Here are a few to watch out for at every level. By Judith Humphrey https://www.fastcompany.com/40523559/six-verbs-that-make-you-sound-weak-no-matter-your-job-title?utm_source=postup&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Fast%20Company%20Daily&position=5&partner=newsletter&campaign_date=02012018 ...


Why Pivoting Makes You A Better Entrepreneur:


A career is a jungle gym not a ladder. I was recently on a panel where the host asked us what was the best career advice we'd ever received. I decided to answer with the worst career advice I'd been ...


These Are The Five Soft Skills Recruiters Want Most:




In-N-Out managers make $160,000 per year:


When thinking of six-figure salaries, flipping burgers may not come to mind. But In-N-Out http://www.in-n-out.com/ , the cult favorite fast food chain, sees its store managers earning over $160,000 on ...


I Used A "Career Map" To Get My Dream Job-Here's How:




Techstars Mentor Manifesto In Detail - Brad Feld:


I've been working on my next book, #GiveFirst, again. There's a lot in it about the Techstars Mentor Manifesto and how to be an effective mentor. Yesterday, I got a note from Jay Batson, longtime ...


Looking for Your Purpose in Life? Yes, You Can Find It at Work. Here's How:




Here's Exactly What To Put On Your Resume To Land An Interview (And what to leave off.) :




How a few extra pounds can cause systemic changes in the human body:




5 qualities of emotionally intelligent leaders:


Some of the most revered leaders in business today share common traits that attract great staff and inspire the best work. These people are often described as warm, personable, approachable and just plain ...


10 Ways to Immediately Improve Your Listening (and Networking) Skills:


Most of us move through each day engaging in conversations with friends, co-workers, and family members. But the majority of the time, we aren't listening. We're often distracted by things in our environment--both ...

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