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9 Ways to Fix a Bad First Impression—and 11 Other Things to Know Now

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Work Hard

  • 9 Ways to Fix a Bad First Impression (Inc.)
  • The Best Advice I’ve Ever Received: Pretend You’re Fired Today (Career Attraction)
  • Give a Killer Speech With Only Seconds to Prepare (OPEN Forum)
  • What to Do When Everyone in the Office Hates Their Job (The Daily Muse)

Live Smart

  • Keep it Simple: The Number One Strategy to Budgeting (LearnVest)
  • 5 Ways to Change Someone’s Mind (Real Simple)
  • 10 Grammar Mistakes People Love to Correct (That Aren’t Actually Wrong) (io9)
  • A Simple Test That Will Help You Tell if You’re Getting Bad Advice (The Daily Muse)

Play Often

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