In college, I took it upon myself to challenge my academics by taking the hardest math class offered to a freshman – Calculus. For my efforts, I failed the class and the effect it left on my GPA cause me to lose my scholarship for a whole year afterwards. If there is a lesson I [...]
Come this May, many recent graduates will be joining the workforce for the first time. One of the decision they will have to make on their first days is their selections for retirement savings. Provided you work for a decent size company. The typical choice will be the 401K saving plan. Which basically take a [...]
One of things we wished we understood when we were younger was the power of sleep. As overachievers, we often trade sleep for a myriad of other activities that take up time. However, it turns out that lack of sleep not only makes your drowsy. It severely humpers your performance in all aspects of your [...]
Since we’re close to another graduation season for seniors in their final semster of class, we thought we’ll discuss one of the most popular questions we get asked in the career sector – Should I work for a small company or large company? The answer depends on your needs and risk appetie. We’ll explain.
Last week’s BusinessWeek had a great article on Adam Kluger. While the name may not ring a bell, you probably seem his work. He specialized in getting brands and products into music videos. Whether it’s Beats headphone in rap videos or product displayed in Lady Gaga videos. But the work isn’t really the story here, [...]
Welcome to the global talent competition Today’s NY Times Educations section had a great article on the international standardized test that was recently completed in Shanghai, china. Politics aside, the results were staggering. the Chinese students scored at the top for math, writing, and other core topics. Where is the USA in this ranking? number [...]
During our high school days, we were one of the those suckers that got caught up in the multilevel marketing “jobs”. Luckily, we’re proud to say we left after one week and never tried to get our friends or family into these money sucking traps. One of our favorite cable shows – Penn & Teller [...]
Beyond the health benefits and the possibility to lower your medical cost through better health, here is another reason to hit the iron at the gym. Not that we needed a research report to tell us this, but the NY Times just published an article how the research conducted by a leading university. The report [...]
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