How to Negotiate Like a Pro

I recently relocated to a large city. One of the first things I learned while touring apartments, high rises, mid-rises, condos, and everything in between was this: Everything is negotiable. I never considered myself a savvy negotiator until I was signing my lease papers. As stated in my lease, I was paying $100 less each month than the advertised price, waiving $150 in “application” fees,...

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Organization Habits That’ll Make Your Business Insanely Productive

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An organized work space is a productive work space. I learned this first hand after working for two employers in the same industry whose organization habits were like night and day. My first company was neurotically organized, so much so that our personal offices were annually audited down to the location of our stapler. If something as small as a paperclip was out of place it could affect our overall...

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How to Set Goals for 2015 When Your Past Resolutions Failed

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It’s that time of year again. One holiday down and the other’s are quickly approaching. We’re spending more money than usual on gifts, decor, and entertaining. Our clothes are slowly getting tighter from holiday party food binges. And the closing of another year inspires us to make resolutions. In the back of our minds we’re vowing to take control of our finances, weight, or...

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Four Retirement Planning Tips for Nurses

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The healthcare career landscape is evolving, and that includes the nursing profession. Demand for The Modern School Nurse is strong and possibly growing, especially for experienced professionals. As you think about your retirement prospects in the coming years, here are four things to keep in mind. 1. Further Your Training If you haven’t done it already, one key step to taking your nursing career...

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