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  • Career Advice: 7 reputation-killing words you unconsciously overuse

    Career Advice: 7 reputation-killing words you unconsciously overuse

    Via MIC : If phrases like, “I’ve got a lot on my plate” or “Let’s circle back” at work sound like nails on a chalkboard to you, consider how “I can’t” or “Sorry, but” sounds. Some workplace phrases are bothersome, but others are total career killers. Terms like “deep dive” or “thinking […]

  • York sisters draw business inspiration from cancelled nuptials

    York sisters draw business inspiration from cancelled nuptials

    Via York Dispatch : With an unused wedding dress in hand and the special date scratched from the calendar, two York County sisters turned an unwelcome reminder of what could have been into a surprisingly successful consignment business. Trying to turn the corner by offloading the never-worn, unwanted dress, the sisters […]

  • Business and Career Advice: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

    Business and Career Advice: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

    Via Parade : What status quo? According to IBM researchers, there are no more static or predictable patterns: Continuous change is the new norm. Ironically, it’s also more normal than new—these findings were first discovered in 2008. Whether or not we choose to accept this wake-up call and react accordingly, well… […]

  • 3 Inspirational Moments from Women Founders

    3 Inspirational Moments from Women Founders

    Via Tech : Inspiration can come from many places. Whether its your family, your coworkers, or the inspirational posters hanging on your wall, there are plenty of sources that promote keeping your eyes on the prizes. For founders building a business, staying motivated and keeping their team focused is incredibly important […]

  • 5 popular pieces of career advice you should actually just ignore

    5 popular pieces of career advice you should actually just ignore

    Via MIC : People love to give advice about pretty much anything — relationships, jobs, money, you name it. And without the sage counsel of those who came before us, where would we be? (Living in a van down by the river, probably.) But don’t just follow these clichés blindly. […]

  • Will higher education in the 21st century belong to China?

    Will higher education in the 21st century belong to China?

    Via Times Higher Education : The time is right for Europe’s universities to make Chinese connections, say Ka Ho Mok and Jin Jiang Times Higher Education recently announced in its BRICS and Emerging Economics University Rankings 2017 that India has increased its share of top universities, but China still has the […]

  • 8 Ways to Find Inspiration When You Need It Most

    8 Ways to Find Inspiration When You Need It Most

    Via Psychology Today : Whether you’re feeling weather-related blahs or just have a sense that your life could use some perking up, there are times when we can all use some inspiration. Sometimes you just can’t get yourself motivated, and you don’t have a clue about how to get started. Even though your […]

  • The world’s most international universities

    The world’s most international universities

    Via The Week : Britain dominates top ten of institutions with ‘outward-looking characteristics’ British universities are among some of the most “international” in the world, according to Times Higher Education (THE). Five of the top ten institutions in the magazine’s list for 2016 were from the UK: Imperial College London; the […]