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Opportunity is Fragile – Handle With Care

The following is an outstanding article by ESPN Columnist Jemele Hill about the recent misfortunes of Tyrann Matthieu (“The Honey Badger“) and Marcus Lattimore.  If you don’t follow college football, you might not be familiar with these two young men and what has happened with them.  Whether you know them, you know people like them … Continue reading

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Danger and Opportunity (UPDATED)

When written in Chinese the word ‘crisis‘ is two characters. One is ‘danger’. The other is ‘opportunity’. – John F. Kennedy UPDATE: I just recently found out that JFK was wrong.  While he may have been a good president, he was not known for having a good understanding of foreign languages.  If you don’t believe … Continue reading

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Luck is More Than Chance

“I feel that luck is preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey

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Get Up and Make Your Opportunity

I had to make my own living and my own opportunity! But I made it! Don’t sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them! – Madame C. J. Walker

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10 Things to Never Put on Your Resume

    For job seekers, the resume may be the most important document they need. After all, what’s on that simple piece of paper can mean the difference between landing an interview and landing in the circular file. While most job seekers concentrate on what theyshould include on their resume, few pay attention to what they shouldn’t include. … Continue reading

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Given where they came from…

Over the last 30 years, a phrase has crept into our common dialog that is among the most accountability deflating that has ever been heaped on a group of people. “Well, given where they came from…” “Considering where they come from…” “Factoring in where they come from…”

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What Opportunity Looks Like

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work”. – Thomas A. Edison Related articles What to do When You Fail (cherylmcdonough.wordpress.com) How To Break The Mold & Reinvent Your Resumé (99u.com) Thomas Edison Facts (todayifoundout.com)

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