How long has it been since you sat down and read a book? Facebook posts, celebrity teen gossip articles and the back of your cereal box don’t count! Books, whether in eBook or print format, are an escape from reality. They provide adventure, evoke passion, and build relationships with characters all at the turn of a page. A 30 minute escape per day can even prevent years of therapy (keep reading for more on that)! In the age of Google, Twitter and Wiki-answers, we think the answer to life’s questions should fit in a paragraph or 140 character limit, but reading books is a great way to … [Read more...]
Get Your Dream Job: Ace your Next Job Interview
The economy is in recovery mode and the job market is tough for everyone from new graduates to seasoned experts. Tons of qualified people are all out interviewing for the same desirable positions. The U.S. unemployment rate for 2012 was at an average 7.8 percent with 12.2 million people out of work. That average has gone down to about 5.82 in 2014 but is still relatively high compared to before the recession. A great interview is an essential asset to rope in your ideal career. Here are some quick and easy tips that will make you an appealing job candidate. Dress like a … [Read more...]
Wouldn’t it be nice to LOVE your job?
The mantra of entrepreneurship is to find something that you love to do and create a profession out of it. This is the basis of the Outlier Series and what fuels author Dr. John Shufeldt’s endeavors. However, sometimes a passion that was once ignited inside dwindles, you no longer love your job or running your business and are unsure why. Maybe this is a situation that you can relate to. Have you ever have a hobby that you loved and as soon as you stepped out and tried to make it into a profession it became a daunting monotonous task? The mind is a powerful tool and you would be surprised … [Read more...]