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Does This Job Make Me Look Fat?

I began this most recent holiday season with a firm personal commitment to not gain any weight, stay away from cookies, bars, pies, cakes and chocolates, etc. Back at work after the holidays, I just weighed myself this morning and found that I had gained 4 pounds, obviously due to consumption of cookies, bars, pies,…

Career Guidance for Sociopaths

A sociopath is defined in clinical terms as an individual lacking morality, emotions, or the ability to empathize with others. This is often coupled with a superficial charm, persuasiveness, focus, and egomania. But just because many serial killers are sociopaths does not mean that most sociopaths are serial killers. Most of them live among us,…

Should You Try to be Funny?

There is no denying the awesome power of humor, but like any powerful weapon its impact can be positive or profoundly negative. The right humor at the right time can boost a sales call, enhance a job interview, drive a viral re-tweet, and grab the attention of millions on a television commercial. But of course…