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You Will Make More Money if You Earn a Degree: We Disagree

You may have been told you will earn more money or be more successful in the long term if you earn a college degree. Or, that you can only get so far without one. While there are certain career paths that require a formal education to advance, we do not agree that earning a degree is the only road to success! In fact, some people who have not completed their education end up earning more

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Are you a Great Manager or a Great Leader?

  Leadership vs. Management Retired U.S. Lieutenant General Russel Honore has stated that “leadership is working with goals and vision; management is working with objectives.” What does that mean exactly? Many people use the words “leader” and “manager” interchangeably, but they are in fact two very different things. Major differences between the two show in the characteristics each exude as a boss. Other differences include how they work within a company and the way they

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4 Ways to Leverage Positive Psychology at Work

4 Ways to Leverage Positive Psychology at Work  By Lynne Levy   How many of us love going to work? How many of us find joy in our work? The reality is we spend more than half our waking hours at work. How can we cultivate a state of positivity and wellbeing? When you think about positive emotions, what comes to mind? Positive emotions can be high-energy states, such as joy or elevation or lower-energy

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How do you talk to your boss about career development?

How do you talk to your boss about career development? Wherever you may be on the trajectory of your career path, there is a strong likelihood that you have a hope of advancement or expansion of your work responsibilities.  You may even simply possess a desire for a change in your professional landscape, a lateral move that can provide you with new challenges and experiences. As revealed by countless studies about employee satisfaction and goals,

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