Business

Getting What You Deserve

As a parent of college graduates, I talk with my kids fondly about formal education and the great experiences you have over that time. But here is an important reminder about work—it’s not school. It’s not fair. You don’t always get what you deserve. So how do you make sure you get what you deserve in the real world?  Below, Victor Cheng… Read more →

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Debt: A Four Letter Word

The best way to stay out of debt is to not go into it in the first place.  Below is a Wall Street Journal article on what is happening to baby boomers in retirement and the tough decisions they are now having to face due to debt accumulation over the years. Here are a few great quotes on debt: –Paying… Read more →

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Perfect Icebreakers

  Trying to teach my four kids how to engage with other people in this technology-driven world has not been easy.  So today, I am sending this infographic to them (read and apply this, kids) and to you as a LIFEies.  Even us older folks can learn a trick or two below. Here are two I am going to try out… Read more →

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Want to Get Ahead at Work?

  Amir Goldberg, a professor at the Stanford School of Business, and Sameer Srivastava from Berkley teamed up for a research project in which they studied how people acclimate in professional environments and which of those acclimation strategies work the best. They have broken employees into four categories of people: – Assimilated broker— People high on culture fit and low on network… Read more →