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Entries from December 2012

The best career book I read in 2012

December 21st, 2012 · No Comments

It is a book I read last week: So Good They Can’t Ignore You: Why Skills Trump Passion in the Quest for Work You Love. Why do I pick this book? It goes against the conventional career advice of following your passion, which is crap in my opinion. If you’re starving, following your passion is […]

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Tags: Career Fast Track · Career Transition · Frustration@Work

Have you heard about John Chow?

December 8th, 2012 · No Comments

I started this blog in 2008 soon after I learned about John Chow and his blogging success. John Chow makes over $40,000 a month from blogging by writing a blog titled “I make money by telling people how I make money”. He was banned by Google a few years ago because Google felt he was […]

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Tags: Blogging · Multiple Income Stream

What is your current salary, annual bonus and stock grants?

December 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Imagine you are interviewing with a potential employer. Everything is going really well. The employer has told you that they would like to offer you a job. However, to give you a competitive offer, they need to know your current base compensation, annual bonus percentage, and stock options and/or Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) you own. […]

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Tags: Salary Negotiation

Free bonus e-book: Training & Nutrition Insider Secrets for a Lean-Body

December 7th, 2012 · No Comments

It has been 15 years since I graduated from college. When I was attending UC Berkeley I walked a lot around the campus. Walking was my primary means of transportation.I played a lot of basketball. I was skinny. Things changed very quickly after I started working in the software industry. I sat in front of […]

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Tags: Health