A new book by Jay Conrad Levinson & Andrew Neitlich

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You know how volatile the economy is when....

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Just as the book is coming out, the lead testimonial on the front cover is no longer accurate -- or at least the job title of the person who wrote it. Scott Durchslag, formerly COO of Skype, is now President of Expedia. Congratulations, Scott, and so Read on...

Warning to Children of Lawyers, Doctors, and Accountants

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If you are the child of a lawyer, doctor, or accountant, you may need to change your assumptions about what makes a successful career. For many professionals who grew up any time between the 1940s and 1980s, success meant getting all A's in sch Read on...

Top Six Jobs Where the Romance Doesn't Equal Reality

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Be careful of careers that seem romantic and glamorous. Often they sound like great escapes, but the reality doesn't match up to your expectations. Following are six career choices that might seem great on first look, but may ultimately disappoin Read on...

Be a Giver, not a Taker or Small Thinker

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There are three types of people in the world: Givers, Takers, and Small Thinkers (closely related to Takers, but even worse). Most people only want to work with Givers, but most of the people in the world are Takers and Small Thinkers. Givers alway Read on...

Shock and Dismay at Disney World

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Well, if the vacationers at Disney World are any indication, this country is in BIG trouble when it comes to careers. We stayed at a local theme hotel designed for kids. While sitting around the pool, here is what we saw: - People with horrible m Read on...

Six Ways to Derail Your Career with Facebook and Twitter Posts

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My wife and I have completed an analysis of Facebook and Twitter posts and we have come up with six ways that many of our friends are killing their career opportunities and reputations online. Read on and, if you happen to fit one of these types of F Read on...

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