Tips to Live a Positive Life

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We all have difficult times, and it’s often how we react that helps us get through them successfully. Creating a positive mental outlook can help immensely when those tough spots come along. So, what can you do to stay positive in the face of the negative? Look at your environment. Too often we surround ourselves… Read more »

Shine as a Top Employee

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Of course, you want to make the best impression possible on your employer, and you can take several concrete steps to show yourself as a top employee. By accentuating the positive and eliminating the negative, you can make it happen, putting yourself in the best position to excel. Offer solutions instead of problems. In every… Read more »

Soft Skills to Help You Excel

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We all know employers consider your experience and skills in terms of the specific role they want you to fill. But what about the other skills that can have just as much importance, such as empathy, encouraging others and keeping calm in the face of stress? You may think these soft skills either come naturally or… Read more »

Remember That Food Pyramid? Does It Still Work?

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If you want a guideline for what food to eat and in what amounts to stay healthy, look no further than the USDA requirements, now called MyPlate, which evolved from the Food Guide Pyramid. Read on for a brief history of the evolution of healthy eating over the past 30 years — although the idea… Read more »

Considering Training for a Marathon? Get started today!

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If you’ve ever considered running a marathon, first of all, kudos to you! Not many people have the drive or the stamina to run this admittedly difficult race. So for those of you who have the desire to run one – and do so properly – start with these tips. Use a realistic time table…. Read more »

Hiring Problem Solvers

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When considering your next hire, you might want to look at a candidate who not only has the medical background you want, but also has solid problem-solving skills. Think about it: In any profession, things go wrong or get off track, and you want to have someone on your staff who can handle issues with… Read more »

Beat Interview Nerves

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When walking into an interview, you want to feel calm, cool, and collected…so how do you manage that when you really feel nervous, shaky, and worried about saying the wrong thing? There are a few tricks you can use to keep your nerves from getting the best of you. Practice, practice, practice. You may have… Read more »