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Managing Your Career: Growth Potential Versus Salary

I once had a friend who was so focused on a particular salary that she turned down a number of jobs that could have yielded her an amazing career in favor of a dead-end job that gave her the money she wanted immediately – but with no hope of a promotion unless someone else in…

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Secret History of the Credit Card

It’s a little scary that the laws have been set in favor to the banks to pray on the consumer and what we need to do is get educated. This documentary, run originally on PBS, has some amazing interview footage. Consider this: those who pay off their credit cards every month are called “deadbeats” by…

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Two Great Tools For Presenting Yourself

This video covers two tools I think every person should be using. Whether you’re actively seeking a new job or simply making sure everyone in your network knows you’re still “out there,” both of these tools serve an important purpose. My linkedin address is http://www.linkedin.com/in/nemock I’ll update this post later when my own VisualCV is…

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Farm Visit to Visit A Cow Share

There’s fractional ownership for real estate. Fractional ownership for jet planes. Fractional ownership for many other cool things… There’s fractional ownership for cows. If you’ve done enough research to know that raw milk is indeed very good for your health and that you have a far, far greater chance of getting listeria from pasteurized milk,…

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Do you know where the 710 is in your car?

This joke was just passed along to me… A few days ago I was having some work done at my local garage. A blonde came in and asked for a seven-hundred-ten. We all looked at each other and another customer asked, ‘What is a seven-hundred-ten?’ She replied, ‘You know, the little piece in the middle…

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Memories of the best April Fool’s prank ever

You’ve heard of people walling up the door to someone’s office but there’s walling up an office and there’s erasing it. Many years ago, my good friend Brian went on vacation.  This is the perfect time to “derf” someone. derf: prank (origin unknown) We all liked Brian which meant that the most effort would be…

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The Law

I believe this text should be required reading by every person living in a free country, or who wishes he or she lived in a free country. There’s a lot the French have already taught the US about liberty. This text is short but it’s exploding with critically valuable concepts and profound points. The Law…

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Peer to Peer Lending Driving New Business Growth

The practice of lending may be entering the era of Banking 2.0 with the rise of so-called Peer to Peer (P2P) lending in the US. Small businesses and Entrepreneurs are having a hard time getting bank loans in the current market and are seeking non-traditional ways to get the capital they need to grow. P2P…

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