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Who else should interview me than me! The self interview is a writing exercise using a question as a strategy for reflection. Something I do often as I get older. It may be a recurring article format if you like the results. I am using it to share ideas, strategies and motivation in an effort to reveal more of myself. I will pick some issues, problems or outcomes that I think you may find interesting. Read More…

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Post image for Krantcents Is Changing Again!

I am changing again! I am returning to publishing three times (Monday, Wednesday Friday) a week beginning April 14th.  Change does not stop there, I am returning to a personal finance focus! “Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.” (Confucius)  What changes have you made in your career, business or personal life to reach your goal? Read More…

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Post image for How to Write a Better Resume

A resume is a one to two page formal document that lists a job applicant’s work experience, education and skills. . It is usually the first document an employer sees to determine if you are the right candidate for the job opening. You literally have only seconds to get the employer’s attention with a document that is supposed to show you are most qualified for the job opening.  Read More…

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Post image for Why You Will Never Be Rich!

Getting rich is not that hard, all you need is a goal and a plan. The problem with most people is they never establish the goal! It does not mean they do not want to be rich or successful, but they just keep doing what they have been doing. If you never experienced success, change is difficult! It starts with recognizing what real success looks like. What changes are you willing to make? Read More…

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Post image for My 2014 New Year’s Resolutions – Quarterly Update

It is time to update my 2014 New Year’s Resolutions! Many people believe that making resolutions public will hold you more accountable. I do not believe that because I always hold myself accountable for my actions. This year, I made my resolutions more persona and more important to me.  Now it is time to show my progress and see how I am doing. What are you doing about your New Year’s Resolutions? Read More…

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Post image for How to Plan your Future?

If you want to accomplish something in life, you need a plan! In order to have a successful future, you need a ten (10) year plan! It is not just something that comes up during an interview! Successful people plan ahead and you should too. It is one of the reasons it comes up in interviews. It is a great way to improve your performance, productivity, avoid pitfalls and solve problems. What are you doing? Read More…

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Post image for Do You Plan your Resume?

Plan your resume!  This is not a trick phrase or some weird marketing strategy!  I am suggesting a new approach to very old document.  In case you never used one, a resume or CV is a document used by individuals to present their background and skills for employment.  Yes, I want you to think differently when it comes to your job search and much more. Read More…

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How to Get Rich?

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How to get rich? “Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me!” (Steve Jobs) In an interview, Steve Jobs said his goals in life were never to make a lot of money; instead he wanted to leave the world a better place. I know money is important, but at what price? How much money is enough? Does money really make you happy? Everyone wants it, but few know to get it!

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Where do you get your motivation? Is it competition, money, awards, promotion, recognition, love, pride, goals, or achievement? In the past, it was a great interview question because it reveals so much about the candidate. It reveals what you enjoy, value and probably perform well. In school, it was grades, parents, going to college, a good job or recognition. It takes motivation to achieve your goals! Read More…

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Post image for Lies, I Tell Myself!

Lies are things we tell ourselves because we cannot face the truth! Lies are false statements to a person or group made by another person or group who knows it is not the whole truth, intentionally. Am I handsome if I am not? Am I smart if I am not? How do I see myself is very important relative to my self image. The lies I tell myself are part of my self confidence! What lies do you tell yourself? Read More…

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