Guide to Food & Wine Pairings

Wine is indispensable to most social events that you attend as a young professional and every individual has their personal favourite. Whether you are hosting a dinner for your family this weekend or whipping up a romantic, candlelight dinner on Valentine’s, you certainly want to impress your guests with wine pairings that add a special touch to your dishes. Paul Gregutt from WineMag.com […]

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Why Being Young And Coupled Up Is Good For Your Career

In her 2014 Forbes article “9 Reasons to Love Being Single,” Alyson Krueger suggested one reason as “Singles are investing in themselves and their careers … They want to establish themselves and become a happy, successful person before having a serious relationship.” A 2015 article on the millennial women’s site Bustle claimed that people who […]

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Busy But Getting Nothing Done

We know what typical procrastination looks and feels like: we’re on social media, checking emails for the tenth time in an hour, clipping our toenails, loading the dishwasher, revisiting the snack room, dragging our feet in other blatant ways—all instead of accomplishing the necessary and most important task at hand. Many view procrastination as a […]

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10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing. “Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are […]

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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it. Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your “happiness set-point,” is determined by personality traits that are largely hereditary. Half of how happy you feel is basically outside your control. Bummer. But, that means 50 percent of […]

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13 Things Mentally Strong People Avoid

For all the time executives spend concerned about physical strength and health, when it comes down to it, mental strength can mean even more. Particularly for entrepreneurs, numerous articles talk about critical characteristics of mental strength—tenacity, “grit,” optimism, and an unfailing ability. However, we can also define mental strength by identifying the things mentally strong […]

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What Motivates Us to Do Great Work?

What motivates us to do great work? It’s an age-old question. But the age-old answers – rewards, recognition, money, stability – no longer seem to suffice. As we’ve shifted to a knowledge-based economy, it turns out that what drives us has shifted, too. Recent research reveals that when creative thinking is part and parcel of […]

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