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9 Networking Events in Austin You Won’t Want to Miss

Live in Austin, Texas? Expand your professional and social circles with these networking opportunities. Who knows, you might find your next boss - or maybe just a new best friend! The post 9 Networking Events in Austin You Won’t Want to Miss appeared first on Brazen Life.

To Fight Ebola, Stop Pointing Fingers

Mobilizing a community calls for a different kind of leadership than we've seen thus far.

Quote of the Day

Nothing is more revealing than movement. - Martha Graham

Why Learning Languages Makes You a More Appealing Job Candidate

Can you speak more than one language? Here’s why multilingualism is a coveted skill -- and why it could be key to landing your next job. The post Why Learning Languages Makes You a More Appealing Job Candidate appeared first on Brazen Life.

Modest Hero

Writing in The New Republic, Michael Kimmage reviews the new biography of George Marshall. An excerpt: In their search for a statesman’s grand gestures, the Ungers and Hirshon devalue the challenge of coordination in World War II and in the early Cold War. Show More Summary

A Lesson in Rebranding From Monica Lewinsky

The shamed and infamous White House intern is stepping out of the shadows and attempting to rebrand herself. Her brave move provides lessons for all entrepreneurs.

Continental vs. American Style Of Cutting Food?Which Is Correct?

Peter Post explains the difference between American style of cutting food and continental style. Which is correct? Post untangles this oft-asked etiquette question.

5 Ways Millennials Can Nail Their Next Job Interview

An employee whose company has a selective interview process shares his best tips for hopeful job applicants. The post 5 Ways Millennials Can Nail Their Next Job Interview appeared first on Brazen Life.

Death in the Sahara

On Oct. 15, 2013, a group of 113 men, women and children set out from Niger for Europe, where they hoped to find food, prosperity and happiness. The group included Samani, a 25-year-old Nigerien -- his intended destination, the Mediterranean coast, was 2,500 kilometers (1,553 miles) away. Read all of the article at Spiegel Online.

Why performance reviews are so reviled

Lots of companies have an annual performance review that goes along with the calendar year, which means right now it’s probably on your mind. If you’re a manager, you’re dreading writing them. And unless you own the company, you’re probably dreading receiving yours — no matter if you’re a top notch employee. Even if your […]

Quote of the Day

I believe that every meeting in every organization should be canceled, only those that have a specific purpose should be rescheduled, and the intervals of standing meetings should be set based upon the needs of current reality instead of habit. - David Allen

My Spouse Got Laid Off - Now What?

Elaine offers advice on what to do when your spouse has been laid off.

4 Things You Need to Do to Land Your Dream Job

With your dream job on the horizon, you need to take these steps to seal the deal. The post 4 Things You Need to Do to Land Your Dream Job appeared first on Brazen Life.

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Stepped on scale in my doctor's office. It read: "Come back alone." [I think that was a Henny Youngman joke.] My doctor does not age. He asks a lot of questions and gives me a great deal of time. Taps away on his computer, unlike my childhood doctors who carved notes on coconuts. Show More Summary

Lessons in Leadership From Donkey Hiking

Learning how to be a leader can happen through a seminar, or through living life. Often, though, lessons in leadership happen everywhere, and sometimes against our will. My first mistake was having a late night meeting, leaving my husband and children home alone. By the time I got home at 10:00 pm the trek had […]

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