Self-Discipline is not a punishment! Self-discipline is a necessity if you want to accomplish anything. But, you need self-discipline just to improve your self-discipline. So, what’s a person to do? And, furthermore, what exactly is self-discipline?

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Six Attitude Adjustments You Can Make That Will Change Your Life

Do you feel like your life could be better? Well, it can be and it can start with something as simple as your attitude. Personal perspectives have a huge impact on our overall level of happiness. And those perspectives can impact our overall success as well.Male model smile

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Is This Your Time For Change?

On January 1st, 2013, posted in: Personal Development by

New Year 2013It was a lazy afternoon. Got home from watching the local polar bear club dive into freezing Lake Michigan and decided to curl up on the couch and read. The book was nothing profound; in truth it was a bit of smut. However, the author said something that made me think. She said that if you didn’t change something that you wanted to change, that you accepted life the way it is.

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If you’re having trouble selecting a gift for your new graduate, I’ve got five unconventional yet excellent ideas for you. Nope – they’re not your usual luggage, briefcase, laptop, dorm fridge, or iPhone that’s for sure. I do have to admit that the laptop or iPhone will probably appeal most to your new graduate, however, (s)he is going to be entering a challenging job market to say the least. These five gift ideas might be just what your graduate needs to gain the edge they need over some very tough competition .

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This is a very informative guest post from Len Dreifort who writes about careers in school administration, among other career fields one can enter into with an online degree. Even though I did do extensive research before enrolling, it is still good news to me as I finish up my graduate degree. I hope you enjoy the post~~Patricia Erickson

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Here’s an informative guest post for workaholics thinking of taking on even more. As someone who spends a lot of time glued to the computer – with both work and school commitments, this post offers some great insights! If you’re considering going back to school, this is a post just for you. Thanks go to Brian Jenkins for this informative article. *Patricia

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If you’re planning on writing a summary rather than using an objective, you’ll want to have a formula that works for you. Read on and you’ll have employers calling.

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Are you ready for your next career move?  Whether you’re thinking about a new job, getting ready to go back to school, poised to make a great career change or simply staying where you’re at, you need a great resume. Maybe you already have a resume – is it great?

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If you’ve sent out tons of resumes and have had little success, there’s a good chance that something is wrong. It could be the appearance, the summary, the dates of employment or how well you’ve been able to convey that your experience is an exact match for the job. For today, we’ll talk about what your resume says.

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Five Quick Resume Tips

On January 4th, 2011, posted in: Resume Writing by

Over the past couple of days, I’ve been writing about the importance of a well written resume and what kind of impact a good resume can have on your job search, career advancement opportunities and career changes.

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