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"Getting in the mindset of a jack of all trades means being open to anything. Think about the things that fascinate you. Let curiosity be your guide. If something piques your interest, throw caution to the wind and give it a shot."
Being a jack of all trades means never being bored again. It also means building confidence, being adaptable, and being a good leader--but it requires the right mindset. Whether you want to branch out a little or wish you could do it all, this guide will help point you in the right direction.
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"The good news is that bathroom germs aren't a real health hazard; there are germs everywhere in your life, and the ones in bathrooms aren't significantly more numerous or more dangerous than the rest."
Kicking toilet handles to flush, holding your breath after someone sneezes—scientists explain how we're doing it all wrong.
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What’s your name?
What do you do?
Where are you from?
Almost every time you meet someone new, there are three questions you will probably have to answer during your conversation: What’s your name? What
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"If you’re a smart job searcher, you have probably researched everything there is to know about resumes, cover letters, interviews, and all of the other job-searching basics. But you might not be as familiar with the newest member of the job search family: social media."
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"Research is beginning to reveal that positive thinking is about much more than just being happy or displaying an upbeat attitude. Positive thoughts can actually create real value in your life and help you build skills that last much longer than a smile."
Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But “positive thinking” is also a soft and fluffy term that's easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like “work ethic” or “persistence.” But those views may be changing.
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"a search phrase “fired over a Tweet” returns over 30 million search results on Google, all good examples of what not to post on social media. If you want to avoid getting in trouble with your boss, falling from grace in the the eyes of hundreds of fans, or costing your employer millions in legal fees, you should heed these warnings."
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"If you’ve ever run into issues charging your device, or you’d just like to test out how effective your charger is, read on."
Different chargers are going to charge your Android device at different rates, and some broken chargers might not be charging your device as quickly as they claim they can. If you've ever run into issues charging your device, or you'd just like to test out how effective your charger is, read on. Today, we're going…
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Check out this fabulous & invaluable infographic that provides a run-down of some of the more common edible species of wild plants, as well as some tips to help you spot plants that are potentially poisonous. 
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"research shows that teams managed by motivators perform better than those that are too heavily controlled by a designated supervisor"
5 Ways to Transform Yourself Into a Leader: The ultimate guide for being the person that ot...
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Make a Commitment to Change and Take Ownership
When it comes to managing your time, many people feel like they have a crushing number of requests coming at them that make them a victim to their circumstances. "There's always too much to do. Everyone just keeps piling more work on me." Sound familiar? If so, you're not alone, but you should stop playing the victim and own the situation.
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5 EMAIL CLASSES | 8 VIDEOS | 2 DOWNLOADS | 15 GUIDES
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"This idea is called ‘Bite sized learning,’ and it centers around the idea of trying to cram useful information into a form factor that can be consumed without getting bored or interrupting the rhythm of your life."
Have you ever taken a productive trip to the bathroom?  If you haven't, you should try it!  After all, what's good for Google should be good for you and me. Before you laugh, here's the story... Google uses one-pagers known as “testing on the toilet” — consisting of topics such as testing for code —…
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