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You're Probably Starting Negotiations Wrong—and 11 Other Things to Know Now

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Work Hard

  • You Are Almost Certainly Starting Salary Negotiations Wrong (Quartz)
  • In Defense of the Meeting (99U)
  • Personal Branding is a Leadership Requirement, Not a Self-Promotion Campaign (Forbes)
  • Operation Resignation: 6 Steps to Ensure a Graceful Departure (The Daily Muse)

Live Smart

  • 16 Little-Known Google Calendar Features That’ll Make You More Productive (HubSpot)
  • Are You Unnecessarily Severe With Yourself and Your Habits? (Psychology Today)
  • 3 Things to Watch Out for When Booking a Vacation Online (The Simple Dollar)
  • 9 Must-Dos for Your Career and Life This Spring (The Daily Muse)

Play Often

  • 14 Charts That’ll Help You Look Like a Wine Expert (The Huffington Post)
  • The Worst Internet Things Bracket (SB Nation)
  • 10 April Fool’s Day Pranks for the Office That (Probably) Won’t Cost You Your Job (Bustle)
  • 30 Heart-Stopping Quotes From the World’s Most Inspiring People (The Daily Muse)

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