Talent Talk

How to Avoid a $46,000 Mistake

A university in Colorado recently realized it had issued over 9,000 diplomas with a typo. In Old English font, they were conferred by the school’s President and the Chair of the Coard of Trustees. The error went unnoticed for six years, until the school newspaper…

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Aligning Planets

Does anyone remember “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus”? The 1992 best-selling book (over 50 million copies sold), written by American author and relationship counselor John Gray,*used distant planets—Mars and Venus—as a metaphor to discuss just how differently men and women think and…

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That 3 p.m. Haze

It’s 3 p.m. Your eyes have glazed over from staring at a computer, you’ve talked to a mind-numbing number of people, and—against your will—the afternoon haze has begun to set in. Have no fear, your wake-up call is here! Who doesn’t struggle with that feeling…

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The Courage to Fail

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?” — Vincent van Gogh For the most part, failure is an innate byproduct of success, but even more important, it defines the nature of growth. People often think that success takes a linear…

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