(Dis)honesty At Face Value

White lies. Fibs. Exaggerations. Omissions. A lie by any other name is still a lie. Why do we do it?

The art of deception is a survival skill that all creatures have in their inventory. The chameleon changes colours to blend in with its surrounding when faced with danger. The Possum “plays dead” in hopes its enemy will wander off. Gorillas have been documented leading their group away from food, only to return later on and enjoy it themselves. The bigger the brain, the larger the capacity to lie, and the larger the extent of dishonesty for personal gain. So why are people so comfortable lying?

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How-To Ace An Interview

Going into a job interview blindly, while spontaneous and enthusiastic is NOT the smartest move. Preparation is important in the workplace and there is no such thing as being over prepared. You should research the company, its achievements, its future goals, and relevant industry trends to understand your future role and formulate an idea of what you can offer. It’s a good idea to look into the background and achievements of your interviewer as well, they have (most likely) looked into you and have prepared some questions based off your experience they want to discuss with you. What better way to engage in conversation than to show you have taken an interest in their achievements as well.

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What You WON’T Learn In School, Says Gates.

William HenryBillGates III is an American business magnate, entrepreneur, philanthropist, investor, and computer programmer who co-founded Microsoft, one of the world’s largest software companies. When a successful global figure offers life advice, it’s a wise choice to listen. What does he say are the most important lessons you WON’T learn in school?

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Workplace Productivity Costs Less Than You Think

The majority of employees in the workplace work in offices that are made up of one 100 people or less. If you are the owner/ manager of a business its imperative to the state of the company that your employees are happy, if you want not only to exist in the corporate world, but to thrive. There are a few standard guidelines for keeping employees satisfied that will make a huge difference in the success of your business.

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