CTRL + ALT + DEL Your Life

You are having a great chat on fb, trying to finish a project for work, and downloading the latest season of Entourage. You remember another task you gotta complete and start opening more windows. The sound of your music starts to get drowned out and choppy. Your computer fan kicks it up a notch and things start to slow down, considerably. The…

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3 Useful Shortcuts You’ve Never Heard Of

Keyboard shortcuts make surfing the net so much easier, assuming you know which ones to use. We all know CTRL + X, CTRL + C, and CTRL + V. These are the most used shortcuts and serve us to cut, copy, and paste text and images. So why am I writing about keyboard shortcuts when they have seemingly nothing to do…

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Why Your Resume Sucks

Do you look at your resume and wonder why it's not getting the props you think it deserves? You worked effortlessly to perfect every word, followed all the standard rules, and think your experiences really set you apart. I have edited resumes for friends who needed that extra push to land them a killer job. And there is one thing I…

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Is University Overrated?

Yeah, I asked it. You may think I'm crazy. Education, a bad thing? No, that is not exactly what I am saying. But what I am saying is that university is not only overpriced - as we already know - it is overrated. I can honestly sit here and say that my ability to convey myself in writing is in most…

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3 Ways to Annoy Anyone

Do you ever wonder why some people just don't 'get it'? Why they continue to be isolated despite their great potential to be a solid communicator? We each have an aura around us that dicates the reaction we receive from others. And sometimes, without even realizing, we give off bad energy through our communication which leaves us puzzled. It can't…

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How $#*! Goes Viral

In 2012 we control the media. We decide what becomes popular. But it is mystifying how something can appeal to so many while other seemingly good ideas get thrown on the backburner. So it is vital to figure out and understand how great content goes viral. The big question: what tempts us to view, to comment, and most importantly to…

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Where Should You Sit in a Classroom?

You are a high school freshman entering your first day of class. Or maybe you are a first-year university student. Possibly you just landed a great new job and have a training class Monday morning. Either way, where you sit is going to make an immense impression on how you are perceived. I am not going to say your entire performance…

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How to Start Reading Again

You used to read all the time. But something changed. For some reason the idea of reading a book has become boring and you have lost your patience. Maybe you were a student who became disinterested in reading because you were forced to do it for school. I stopped reading for a long time. I didn't enjoy it as much…

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How to Transform Your Resume in 5 Minutes

Maybe you were affected by the recession and are searching for a job, or you want to improve your existing resume to expand your job search. These revolutionary tips will transform your resume in five minutes. Make sure your resume is in PDF format Why PDF? .PDF format is the file extension used by Adobe to publish documents. PDF files…

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Why Everyone Should Have a Blog

I talk to many people who don't understand why I blog. Some feel it is an attempt for me to float my boat, others think it is lame and a fad. In fact, I was one of these naysayers some five years ago when I wrote an article for a magazine which ripped blogs apart, claiming it was a venue for extremism. But…

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