Some Common Cents for November 22nd 2013

November 25, 2013, by John Norris

Yesterday, I made my annual speech to students at Samford University about resume writing, interviewing, and the whole interview process. Much, if not all, of what I said should be common sense to middle-aged business people. However, it isn’t to fresh, young faces in their late teens and early twenties. Let me tell you, they took a lot of notes. Here are some of the supposed pearls of wisdom: Although you might not want a...

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Some Common Cents for November 8th 2013

November 8, 2013, by John Norris

One of the more important business lessons I have learned happened in a casino. I am not a huge gambling fan, but I was in Atlantic City for a friend’s bachelor party, many moons ago, and ‘when in Rome do as the Romans do.’ Since I had some rudimentary knowledge of blackjack, I tried to find a table, but even ’back in the day’ all of the tables were $20/hand or higher. Even at this...

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