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Why You Can’t Break Your Bad Habits

Why You Can’t Break Your Bad Habits

Why advice about habits is misunderstood. I’ve tried many different ways to break my bad habits. But none of the conventional tips and tricks brought me lasting success. We try the weirdest things to get rid of our bad habits. And we blindly believe every single person who gives us advice on the topic. The...

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Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition

Work-Related Burnout Has a New Official Definition

Most of us have experienced a vague sense of feeling “burned out” by work, but now there’s a specific definition for what that actually means. The World Health Organization recently updated their International Classification of Disease codes (ICD-11) to define burnout as a syndrome with three dimensions. The new definition doesn’t mean that burnout (or,...

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Do Women Bully Each Other In The Work Place?

Do Women Bully Each Other In The Work Place?

The bitches, as Shannon saw it, came in three varieties. She categorized them on her personal blog, in a post titled “Beware the Female BigLaw Partner.” First was the “aggressive bitch”—a certain kind of high-ranking woman at the firm where she worked who didn’t think twice about “verbally assaulting anyone.” When one such partner’s name...

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Legislation allowing banks to serve the cannabis business is gaining momentum

Legislation allowing banks to serve the cannabis business is gaining momentum

Cannabis banking can be conducted safely and efficiently, according to one Oregon-based credit union The push for legislation that would allow banks to do business with cannabis companies without the risk of federal enforcement action is gaining momentum, and credit unions are playing a key role. The National Association of State Treasurers adopted a resolution...

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Class of 2019 Highest Paying Jobs

Class of 2019 Highest Paying Jobs

The Class of 2019 is getting ready to enter one hot job market. And grads with a background in slicing and dicing data have an edge. Data scientist was the highest-paying entry-level job last year, according to Glassdoor research. Young adults in this field earned a median annual base salary of $95,000. That’s higher than...

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Oliver Dorsey on 3 Non-Profit Concerns & Leadership

Oliver Dorsey on 3 Non-Profit Concerns & Leadership

Oliver Dorsey, CEO and Lead Consultant with Dorsey Consulting & Training talks to Christopher Thomas about three (3) areas that challenge nonprofit organizations and why continuing education for industry leaders. For more information visit Dorsey Consulting & Training website.

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Why companies are so bad at hiring

Why companies are so bad at hiring

For one thing, they recruit too many employees from outside their ranks PERHAPS the oldest management cliché is that “people are our most important asset”. If that were true, companies would rigorously assess their own hiring practices, and record, to ensure that they are indeed recruiting the best people. Remarkably, many fail miserably at this...

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Want to Make Millions and Pay No Taxes?

Want to Make Millions and Pay No Taxes?

Real estate is a cyclical business. Markets crash. Deals sour. But hard landings are rare for a savvy property mogul, thanks to the U.S. tax code. Take Harry Macklowe, a New York City developer. Macklowe, 81, hasn’t paid income tax since the 1980s, according to a court opinion in his divorce proceedings issued in December....

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10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

10 Cannabis-Fueled Cultural Movements That Changed the Game

Researchers from University College London published a paper entitled “Hyper-Priming in Cannabis Users” in 2010, which shows that consuming cannabis helps the human mind connect seemingly unrelated concepts more quickly and efficiently—the exact kind of thinking associated with heightened imagination, innovation, and creativity. So you don’t just feel more creative when you’re stoned, you are...

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Increase productivity without giving up your free time

Increase productivity without giving up your free time

When you were in school, did you ever notice how some students needed a full week and weekend to prepare for an exam, while others could simply spend a few days and achieve the same outcome? As adults, do you find yourself leaving work at 5 p.m. on the dot, making everything look easy, while...