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If You’ve Ever Had Problems Starting/Completing Projects, You Should Read This!

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I wanted to be a novelist when I was younger. Books took up most of my time, whether I was reading them, borrowing them from the library, or begging my mom to take me to the bookstore so I could buy something new. My imagination and vocabulary were enormous as a result, and it seemed…

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How to Balance a 9-5 and Running a Small Business

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Back in the day, for the most part, having one job was enough to support yourself. But, with the ever-changing job market and our new administration’s efforts to deplete job security, having one occupation just isn’t going to cut it in the long-run. So many companies are downsizing,  or just closing their doors for good,…

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How To Turn Your Summer Internship Into a Full-Time Offer

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Internships are so crucial because they allow you to build your resume, meet and greet people in the field you’re interested in, and grow your professional skills.  In some cases they even play a role in helping you to secure a job after you graduate if you make a good impression. It can be pretty…

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How to Make an Impact, When Moving to a New City

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Last weekend I attended Encore ATX’s live music and poetry showcase in downtown Austin. People came out dressed to impressed. The drinks were flowing, the music was soulful, and the vibes were electric. So I wasn’t that surprised when one particular poetic verse sparked a desire in me to do more. “Every other weekend on the…

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10 Quotes to Temper the Spirits of Young Professionals

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In the U.S. most children grow up believing in the idea that if you play by the rules, work hard in school, and attend and graduate college, then the next step is finding a job. However, cementing one’s place in the competitive and ever-evolving workplace is anything but straightforward. In fact, it has been my…

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Here’s How You Can Ace Your Next Group Interview

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In today’s ever-changing society, it’s incredibly important that you’re ready to tackle new situations in the workforce as they’re thrown at you. One scenario that may be a bit foreign to many is group interviews—as if traditional interviews weren’t nerve-wracking enough. Whether you know from the beginning that yours is not a solitary affair or…

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Am I a Perfectionist, Procrastinator, or Both?

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Have you ever heard the phrase “paralysis from analysis”? My AP English teacher in high school said it was something a lot of people suffer from at some point in their lives.  And, for my peers and I, it was for our AP tests at the end of the year. We were all cramming, hoping and…

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5 Lessons LeBron James & Steph Curry Taught Me About Work Ethic

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It’s been a long road to the NBA Finals but, starting today, we’ll get to see the two best teams in the NBA duke it out for the championship title. These last three years, it’s been difficult seeing my two favorite players square off in the Finals. But watching Steph Curry and LeBron James have taught…

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Here’s 5 Steps to Help You Make Your Goals a Reality

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The first time I was exposed to goal setting was at my first job, post-graduation. I was working at a TV network, selling commercial ad spots. Each week, we were tasked with setting up a certain number of meetings in an effort to sale x number of ads. We tracked our progress towards our goals…

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4 Things You Should Do to Stay on Your Grind During Summer Break

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Summer brings reprieve from school responsibilities and a wealth of free time to fill however we choose. Whether you’re in high school, college, or that blissful summer in between, you’ve done a lot in the past year and it’s time to look forward. Here are a few ways to make sure you make the most…

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