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the college degree in the 21st century

Today’s post I want to get back to my roots… While I focus on things such as finance, success, leadership, marketing, copywriting and time management these days, most of my life has been spent teaching English. I remember being put in charge of a history class with another TA way back when and I just …

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27 awesome movies you’ve probably never heard of

  Success, time management, business, marketing, happiness… These are the common themes that run throughout my blog posts. If you’ve been reading this blog for some time now you’ll know that I broach the same topics again and again, just from a different angle. But in person, unless it’s work, I tend to keep things …

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throw away your smart phone

“Throw away your smart phone,” is something I’m sure you’d never hear me say. But that’s precisely what some people need to do. If you’re checking FB during dinner, if you panic when you leave your phone at home, if you find yourself always looking down…then yes, maybe you’ve got a problem. The smart phone is …

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laughter is the best medicine

If you’ve ever seen the movie Patch Adams, you’ll understand the power of laughter. It’s the story of a doctor who uses laughter as a source of relief for people who are sick or depressed.And yet, most of us are often too busy worrying about something (health, money, family, work) to laugh. That wasn’t always …

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the seven things to spend your money on regularly

Weird…but good. That’s how I felt when over the holidays I basically unplugged myself for 10 days. I barely touched the computer and wrote a total of one email while I was away. Occasionally I checked FB, but for the better part of 10 days I was pretty much disconnected. That’s part of the joy …

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the dirty little secret that colleges and schools don’t want you to know

Change… It’s the one inevitable part of life. Technology, medicine, education, laws, concepts, society…it all changes given time. But with change comes pain. Just ask companies such as Kodak, Borders and Blockbusters which didn’t see how technology would change their industries. Think about it for a second, less than a generation ago Kodak was a …

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parents, educators and entrepreneurs must all learn to walk the thin line

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde… That’s who I feel like at times. For those of you who know me, you probably know me as someone who is caring yet stubborn, serious yet goofy, caring yet aloof, strong yet a pushover. I’m all of those things and more. I guess I look at life as someone …

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