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5 Steps to Help You Figure Out Your Passion

Need a new reason to get up in the morning? Enrich your life by finding and developing your next passion.

Ever watch The Great British Bake Off? It’s an addictive reality TV show about the hunt for Britain’s best amateur baker. Few of the contestants cook for a living – baking is simply their passion. And it’s passion that carries them through weeks of competition and critiques, past weeping pie crusts and sad meringues. At every […]

The 5 Types of Mentors You Need in Your Life

Here’s how to assemble your personal dream team.

Everyone can use a mentor. Scratch that – as it turns out, we could all use five mentors. “The best mentors can help us define and express our inner calling,” says Anthony Tjan, CEO of Boston venture capital firm Cue Ball Group and author of Good People. “But rarely can one person give you everything you need to grow.” In this […]

5 Interview Questions for Hiring Better People

To identify job candidates who have substance and not just smarts, here are better questions to ask.

While the number of questions that can be asked on a job interview are infinite, almost all of them fall into one of two categories: questions about competency or questions about character. Competency questions are aimed at establishing a person’s skills, abilities and qualifications. Character questions are intended to illuminate their intrinsic values and personality. […]