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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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the Golden Rule of Success

“Just do it…” That’s been Nike’s slogan for years, expressing our inner athlete. The desire within us to win, to achieve, to accomplish what we didn’t think possible. But it’s much more than that. It’s actually the Golden Rule of Success. We are all familiar with the Golden Rule, the one taught to us by …

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9 financial tips from the man himself, Warren Buffet

My son turns five in just a little over a month. A few years ago, he could barely walk and now he’s challenging my authority. How times have changed. Soon, as he begins to better understand numbers and, more importantly, money, his real education will begin. As he’ll attend a Japanese elementary school, his English …

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14 things you did not and will not learn in school

School is all about learning… You learn in the classroom; parabolas, historic battles, grammatical errors, foreign languages, jumping jacks, formulas, music notes, paint brushes…and all those other wonderful things we spent years learning. But when the bell rings another type of learning begins. You’ve got friendships, bullies, liars, gravity, punctuality, negotiation, and food are all …

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so what if you’re not an expert, use Henry Ford’s secret to success

$3.46 million… That’s what the winner paid this year for one lunch with the legendary investor Warren Buffett (all proceeds go to charity). Why would anyone pay that kind of money? Sure, it’s for a good cause but the main reason is someone felt it was worth it. Unfortunately, very few of us have that …

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I’ve got good news and bad news for all students, which do you want first?

Students just can’t get a break, can they? Just when you think you’re done, they suck you back in. For years, students can’t wait to graduate school thinking life will be so much easier when they are free to make their own choices. Well, I’ve got good news…and bad for all you students out there. …

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it’s up to us to change the world, no one else

Who knew? Life as a child, for many people, is a cakewalk. Go to school, hang out with friends, play computer games, eat, sleep and have a whole lot of fun. Oh, and maybe a little homework. College is, for lack of a better word, freedom. Free to choose for the first time. What time …

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is university a good investment in the 21st century?

“Investment” is a word that has powerful emotions attached to it. For many the word “investment” is synonymous with gambling so they associate the feeling of fear. For others, when they hear the word they simply turn off, as they believe it’s too complicated. And for some it means money, which excites them. The same …

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english teacher turned high performance coach shares the secret to transformation

Friends and family…they’re irreplaceable. They are there for us when we need them and always willing to lend a helping hand. That said, they are often the biggest killers of dreams. They are the first to tell us that something won’t work and all the reasons why we should just give up. And many times, …

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