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Futile Work v. Meaningful Work

Days spent working on dead-end projects suck the life right out of us.  That’s a scientific fact, not just common wisdom.  In fact, the research related to this idea is discussed by Dan Ariely in his TEDtalk video below.  Meaningful work has the opposite effect on our well-being because it energizes and inspires us.  When […]

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Volunteering – It’s A Career Must

I just finished reading an article by Noble McIntyre entitled “The Hidden Benefits of Volunteering Your Time.” And I could not agree more. In fact, the benefits are so easily recognized, a more apt title might have been “The Glaringly Obvious Benefits of Volunteering.” The article lists common reasons to volunteer that relate to resume […]

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