Month: September 2014

Use Your Creativity To Fight Back

Watching the news or reading the paper, it takes only a few minutes to identify major problems in our world. From the abhorrent behavior of certain NFL players to new terrorist threats in the Middle East, we are surrounded by challenges in every direction. While most of us empathize with these issues, few leap into […]

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Diners, Drive-ins, and Dedication

Millions of Americans regularly binge-watch the Food Network’s hit TV show, “Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives.” Hosted by celebrity chef Guy Fieri, the show has a cult-like following and is spectacularly popular. Fieri profiles restaurants that have incredible food in a non-glamorous setting. The grounded, down-to-earth, focus-on-what-matters restaurants featured on the show generally have two things […]

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Your Next Transformative Step

We all learned by second grade that caterpillars naturally progress to a more advanced condition. You can think of this as the ultimate personal reinvention and a good approach as you work to take your career to the next level. Charles Best, a history teacher at a Bronx high school, evolved into his own style […]

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Video Killed The Radio Star

When MTV launched back in 1981, the first music video aired was aptly named “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles. The song, and the concept, made history as a new format of musical entertainment that rose to prominence. The underlying message is one of transformation. Technology advances, global market expansion, ubiquitous access to […]

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