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7 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission

Posted by Sallie Krawcheck on Thursday, October 30, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

Fast Company has published the next installment of its Generation Flux series, in which they outline how “professional missions” can help shape careers in times of rapid change. The idea of having a “professional mission” is not something I’ve ever really articulated to myself; but it turns out I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about it…..crafting and refining mine.…without really knowing that’s what I was doing. It has helped me forge a career path....ok, make that "p...

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7 Very Telling Signs Your Job is a Poor Fit

Posted by Dr. Marla Gottschalk on Thursday, October 30, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

At some point in our work lives, many of us will find ourselves in the wrong job. I hear of this often. Specific fault can be difficult (and futile) to assign. However, one day you might look around to find that your work life is dangerously out of sync. Nothing is more alarming than throwing yourself into your role — and realizing things have taken an obvious turn. The important element here? Identifying the problem for what it really is (in very short shrift), and acting to make c...

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The Single Worst Marketing Decision You Can Make

Posted by Ryan Holiday on Thursday, October 30, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

Make something people want.

—Paul Graham

You know what the single worst marketing decision you can make is? Starting with a product nobody wants or nobody needs.

Yet for years, this was a scenario that marketers tolerated and accepted as part of the job. We all told ourselves that “you go to market with the product you have, not the one you want.” And then we wondered why our strategies failed—and why those failures were so expensive.

What attracted me to growth hacking from the v...

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Mark Cuban is Wrong. If You Work, You Should Get Paid For It

Posted by Paul Petrone on Thursday, October 23, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

Mark Cuban wants people who will work for free.

Donatella Versace and Mark Cuban are the most outspoken advocates for it, but there’s a new trend going on in America: large companies wanting people to work for free.

Actually, Versace wants you to pay her.

There has been a rise recently in the amount of unpaid internships in America, with desperate job seekers willing to do anything to get hired. Some companies have even come under fire by the US Department of Labor for offering unpaid ...

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Here’s Why Good Employees Quit

Posted by Mary Davids Mary Davids on Friday, October 17, 2014,

Mary Davids

Mary Davids

Leadership & Professional Development Consultant

Anne Fisher, contributor to CNNMoney wrote a great article, “To keep employees loyal, try asking what they want” wherein she references an interview of Aflac CEO Dan Amos quoted saying: “If you want to know what would keep someone from quitting, ask.” It sounds like common sense, but not many companies really do it”. I couldn’t agree more. Not only is it a good business decision to find out what it will take for your e...

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I'm done working with Jerks

Posted by David Walsh on Friday, October 10, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

David Walsh

David Walsh

Senior M&A Advisor at Woodbridge International

I vividly remember the first jerk I met when I started my career. I’ll bet you do too. Everyone else in the office had been so supportive helping out, showing me the ropes, pointing out the politics, where the mailroom was, the vending machines; you know….the important stuff. Then I met Jorge.

Jorge was a jerk. It wasn’t that I didn’t like him, I did like him. That’s my problem. I like everybody. It wasn’t just that he cou...

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Group's numbers opposed to net neutrality smaller than suggested

Posted by Grant Gross on Friday, October 3, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

American Commitment's 2.4M letters to Congress came from about 800,000 people

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Inside Out’ trailer released: Pixar film introduces the voices that live inside your head

Posted by Kirthana Ramisetti on Friday, October 3, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

The first teaser for the animated film, featuring the voices of Amy Poehler and Mindy Kaling, illustrates the mind-bending concept by featuring scenes from past Pixar films.
In a scene from the trailer, the five emotions have a reluctant group hug.
PixarIn a scene from the trailer, the five emotions have a reluctant group hug.

To promote its latest film, Pixar is looking back at its greatest hits.

The first teaser trailer for “Inside Out” was released Thursday, and most of the brief clip fe...

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It's official - Under Armour is coming

Posted by CONNIE ESH on Friday, October 3, 2014, In : 848FINACE 

It's official - Under Armour is coming

Gov. Bill Haslam / John Butwell photo

MT. JULIET -- Gov. Bill Haslam made it official Thursday, confirming in a "significant economic development announcement" at Beckwith Farms West that the sports clothing giant Under Armour will be locating a major new $100 million warehousing complex at the site near Mt. Juliet's newest I-40 exit.

The announcement was "significant" indeed - it means that Under Armour will be bringing ab...

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44mm, Titanium
Panerai Luminor "Blackseal" PAM76 Titanium Black & Silver dial 44mm Automatic watch
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