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How To Find And Do Work You Love: Scott Dinsmore at TEDxGoldenGatePark (2D)

How To Find And Do Work You Love: Scott Dinsmore at TEDxGoldenGatePark (2D)

How to Break into a Field That Seems Un-break-into-able Good Life Project is a weekly web show that features in-depth interviews with acclaimed artists, entrepreneurs, creators, and world-shakers. To receive the mp3 version of our shows, please sign up here. How many people dream of traveling the world, photographing everything, from fashion models to passion causes, and being extraordinarily compensated for the work?

ec-Commission européenne - Malgré les niveaux de chômage que l’on connaît actuellement, le nombre d’emplois dans le secteur du numérique progresse de plus de 100 000 par an. Or, le nombre de nouveaux diplômés des TIC et de travailleurs qualifiés dans ce secteur est insuffisant pour suivre le rythme de la demande. Le président Barroso a déclaré: " La grande coalition que nous lançons aujourd’hui est un élément essentiel pour remettre l’économie européenne sur les rails et procurer des emplois à une partie des quelque 26 millions de chômeurs que compte l’Europe.

Communication Games for Couples Did Adam and Eve have relationship issues? Perhaps not, cause, Adam did not have his friends come over to raise a bachelor toast, while watching a Saturday soccer match, nor did eve ever have to crank about, how she felt ignored and how messy the house got afterward. Lucky? Yes, very lucky. Capital - What cubicle dwellers want even more than money Shafiq began his speech with a common Malaysian greeting. He followed it up with a couple of sentences thanking his hosts. Nothing special, he thought. Respect is just such a basic, essential part of human nature, yet it’s often ignored in the workplace. — Pete Foley “The people in the crowd, they sat up and they listened,” Shafiq recalls.

10 Ways To Be Professional at Work By the Monster Career Coach We often hear how important it to behave “professionally” in the workplace. If you want to get ahead, be taken seriously, and have your boss think of you as an asset to the team, doing things in a professional way is vital. But what exactly do employers mean by this term? Surely it’s enough to do your job well and show up on time consistently. Or are there other things expected of you if you want to be viewed as being professional?

The Educated Entrepreneur's Blog A fellow entrepreneur gave me a slight nudge today that motivated me to post today’s blog. I think you will certainly find value in it as it incorporates some of the best minds of the 21st century. Remember….. The secret to learning as an entrepreneur is to mix equal parts of inspiration and perspiration. Hard work without a vision is futile, while a great idea without execution is similarly worthless.

Learning New Skills Is Vital For Success The secret to success in any venture is to never stop learning. Whether a person has earned an advanced degree or is just beginning a new career, it’s always a good idea to continuously be learning new skills. It’s especially important to sharpen and learn skills that are capable of being transferred from one type of career to another. This ensures that a person will always be marketable in an increasingly competitive working environment. If you are currently considering going back to school to learn some new skills, the following information will help you get started on making a decision that will benefit your career:

Tips for work-life balance Explicitly acknowledge priorities Start by listing your priorities in life. If factors like "health", "happiness", or "family" rank below professional goals, your long-term priorities are not stable. It is too easy to implicitly prioritize work ahead of everything else. If those inverted priorities persist, a crisis--injury/sickness, depression or divorce--is inevitable. The first step in avoiding (or resolving) a crisis is to explicitly acknowledge your priorities. Professionalism in the Workplace - How to Conduct Yourself on the Job Professionalism is defined as an individual's conduct at work. In spite of the word's root, this quality is not restricted to what we describe as "the professions," which are typically careers that require a lot of education and have high earnings associated with them. Many cashiers, maintenance workers, and waitresses can demonstrate a high level of this trait, although these occupations require minimal training and employees have modest earnings.

Out of Sight, Till Now, and Giving Away Billions Rumpled by habit, limping on old knees, smiling faintly after a night of celebration, Chuck Feeney stepped out of a building on Park Avenue Monday night and vanished, carried away on a river of passing strangers who knew nothing about him. Perfectly disguised as an ordinary man, Mr. Feeney, one of the most generous and secretive philanthropists of modern times, had dropped from sight once again. Expertise and Impact - BCG Fellows - Yves Morieux Yves Morieux is a senior partner and managing director. He is an expert in corporate transformation and leads the firm’s development of approaches to help corporations create the structural and behavioral groundwork for competitive advantage. He is a BCG Fellow and director of the BCG Institute for Organization in the global practice area. Yves has been a BCG Fellow since 2008. His research topic is new business complexities and their organizational implications, and he has given a TED talk on the "Smart Rules" for simplifying organizations as part of a series of talks curated by TED and BCG. The global economy is going through a new economic revolution, and every economic revolution entails an organizational revolution.

A Parent's Guide to Financial Aid Your child is worried about getting into college—but you're probably more concerned about paying for it. Here's the good news: there is plenty of financial assistance for families paying for college. You just need to know how to get it. Curated News and Advice for Entrepreneurs » CLASS OF 2013: Here’s What Billionaires Want You Graduates to Know About Success, Wealth and Happiness Forbes has laid out a list of the best graduation advice ever given — BY BILLIONAIRES! There are of course a few of the normal platitudes – “Live each day as if it’s your last,” says Steve Jobs, which was actually probably the only cliche part in an otherwise stellar Stanford commencement speech in 2005 . But we’ve compiled some of the best — occasionally contrarian — advice below, with links to as many of the actual speeches as we could find. Happy graduation, Class of 2013! And just because we love you — check out Business Insider’s list of graduation advice from leaders like Maria Shriver, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington and T.

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