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Career, Humor

Networking or NOTworking?

The Merriam- Webster dictionary describes networking as ‘the exchange of information or services among individuals, groups, or institutions; specifically: the cultivation of productive relationships for employment or business.”  Business consultants and authors describe networking as a science or an art that can be mastered by reading their books or attending their seminars.                                                                                             Clichés like ‘your network equals your…

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Career, Lifestyle

Confessions Of An Overachiever: When Good Isn’t Good Enough

For as long as I can remember, particularly over the last year, I’ve been trying to figure out why nothing ever feels good enough for me. Although I graduated from Howard University in four years, debt free with a 3.8 GPA; a study abroad experience; and an extensive portfolio of internship and extracurricular activities under my belt, I’m not accomplished enough. Despite my full-time job and half-dozen side jobs/projects, I don’t work enough. I have no free time and my family is always complaining about how difficult it is to get me on the phone, but I’m not busy enough….

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