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March 19, 2013

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We would love to invite everyone to check out our new site, Apparatus.  It’s like Jobtrakr, but instead of jobs, it’s a daily guide to the coolest products that everyone will be talking about. About these ads

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March 13, 2013

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#989 Your Favorite High School Teacher

High School Teacher

Think back to when you were in high school.   We all have that one teacher that pushed us, and made us believe that we could be more than anything we could ever achieve.  We will literally carry his/her name for the rest of our lives.  If we are to truly make an impact on […]

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March 11, 2013

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#990 Fresh Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

I may be a little biased on this one, but I love fresh baked chocolate chip cookies. There’s just something about them that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. When I dabbled in real estate, I learned a lot.  One of the things that I learned was that real estate is all psychology. […]

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March 8, 2013

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#991 A Really Bad Job Interview

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There are no two ways about it.  Having a bad job interview or an interview that doesn’t go your way flat out sucks.  Especially if it’s for a job that you really want. You’ve spent time and money preparing only to leave a dream dead on the floor.  It sounds cliche, but as bad as […]

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March 7, 2013

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#992 Mom & Pop Shops

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A couple of days ago the Dow hit a record high.  It closed at at it’s highest level in over five years.  By all accounts the economy is back and business is good again.  That’s only true if you’re on Wall Street or one of a handful of businesses. What is being ignored are the […]

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March 6, 2013

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#993 Helping The Guy On The Side of The Road

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Everyday on my way home from work I usually see the same guy on the side of the road at the stop light.  He looks like he’s in his late 40’s, but he may actually be younger because his face shows his life’s struggles. From time to time, I usually give him a couple of […]

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March 2, 2013

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#994 Love

Love

Love is a very powerful emotion.  When you are loved, you feel as if you can do anything.  When you love like nothing else matters you can change the world and the people around you.  All too often, we are scared to love because we have been hurt in the past. SOMETIMES WE FORGET HOW […]

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March 2, 2013

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#995 The Book You Just Can’t Put Down

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In our lives we get a chance to read a handful of really great books.  Let’s think about that for just a minute.   If the average lifespan of a human being is 80 – 100 years, we essentially get a chance to read a couple of good books every twenty years. Books are the […]

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March 1, 2013

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#996 The Perfect Cup of Coffee

Cup of coffee

Some mornings, it is literally impossible to get your day started without a good cup of coffee.  Coffee just doesn’t taste good, according to several health studies, it’s actually good for you. In research conducted at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., coffee may counter several risk factors for heart attack and stroke. These […]

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February 28, 2013

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#997 The Movie Pursuit of Happyness

Pursuit of Happyness

This is probably one of the most emotional and motivational movies ever made.  This movie goes to show you that regardless of what your circumstances are, you can overcome what may seem like insurmountable odds. Life is full of so many ups and downs, and it’s really easy to give up. You may even find yourself at […]

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February 27, 2013

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#998 Steve Jobs & The Art of Marketing

Steve Jobs

You really can’t go too far on the web or in any particular day without stumbling over a quote from Steve Jobs.  You name the circumstance or situation, there’s probably a Steve Jobs quote that applies. This is a rare video of Steve Jobs after he came back to Apple after being kicked out of […]

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February 26, 2013

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#999 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wifi

Seriously, how cool is free wi-fi?  If you find yourself at a coffee shop, the airport or even the grocery store, you’re just a few short clicks away from accessing the interwebs.  Whether, you need to fire off an email, apply for jobs or stay connected on the go, free wi-fi is like a tall, […]

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February 25, 2013

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#1000 If You Have a Talent For Something Don’t Be Afraid to Follow Through On It

Talent

This is one of those things that’s easier said than done.  In some instances, I believe that most of us are actually scared of success.  That may not make a lot of sense, but I think we hold ourselves back from so many things because we have racked up what I like to call “false […]

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February 13, 2013

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5 Things You Need to Know This Morning

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Your watercooler cheatsheet After years of research, the FDA is about to approve the first bionic eye ever for sale in the U.S. The son of former Boston Celtics star Larry Bird was arrested after he allegedly tried to run over his ex-girlfriend with his car. Nearly four months after Superstorm Sandy made landfall, New York Banks […]

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February 12, 2013

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Style Guide: How to Dress for a Date – Valentine’s Day

Valentines Day

Style Guide: How to Dress for a Date –  Valentine’s Day Depending on which side of the fence you’re on, Valentine’s Day will either conjure up joy or resentment. Before I get started, it’s important to note that my suggestions shouldn’t be taken as gospel, but should be used as more of a guide.  So, […]

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