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Stephen R. Covey’s Guide to Excelling in Professional & Personal Pursuits

Principle-Centered Leadership by Stephen R. Covey is a must-read for anyone wishing to maximize the effectiveness and morale of their work.

More than just time management, this guide reveals just how to utilize certain principles and methods proven to be successful. It takes a lot more than meets the eye to be a good model in the business industry. By setting an example of integrity and innovation, others are inspired to do the same. This instructive book is a great resource on how to establish and carry out a solid moral system as well as improve productivity in the workplace.

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Our Unsung Heroes: 7 Reasons We Love Our Dads

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” – Jim Valvano

With Father’s Day around the corner, we’re thinking of all the reasons we appreciate our dads.

Amidst all of the outward celebration for all the mothers of the world, it’s easy to understate the love and admiration we have for our dads. The truth is, our dads play just a significant role as our mothers do, albeit a sometimes quieter one.

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5 Philosophical (But Entertaining) Films You Must Watch

There is a fine line between a movie that is frustratingly cryptic or delightfully puzzling

I must admit that most action movies, even ones with A-list actors and excitingly novel special effects, lose my interest rather quickly. For a movie to hold my attention, it has to dig under the surface of what the story initially shows. This doesn’t mean that it has to be particularly complicated or require extremely close attention to detail- but rather artistically showcase a bigger “meaning” than the one presented. For me to consider a movie good, I gotta work for it.

The following are a list of films that I found charmingly mysterious, captivating, and thought-provoking.

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The Unexpected Perks of Getting a Little Bit Older

An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets, the more interested he is in her.  ― Agatha Christie

Growing older feels a little bit like running a marathon.

Only upon crossing the finish line, everyone is kinda half asleep and half-heartedly discussing an NPR article you know was published at least over a month ago. When you’re younger, it seems as if everyone is cheering you on for even the smallest things- as if getting an oil change for your car (that you definitely don’t pay the insurance for) is the mark of a Responsible and Promising Young Adult. However, there are some fabulous perks to being on the other side of the hill, so to speak.

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