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How to Get Paid Well To Do What You Love: Free Ebook

My post on How to be a Professional has been by far the most popular post at Startup Sofa. So I thought I’d expand on that after getting asked to speak to high school students at our local career tech recently and repurpose for you in ebook form (there’s the slideshow below too). I’ve got […]

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How to Do What You Love And Get Paid Well For It: 5 Keys

[ DOWNLOAD THIS POST AS A FREE PDF EBOOK HERE ] The Short & Sweet Slides Version View more presentations from Cory Miller My post on How to be a Professional has been by far the most popular post on this blog. So I thought I’d expand on that after getting asked to speak to […]

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More Money Not Key to Happiness

Disclaimer: This post is just purely career advice for anyone starting out in their respective fields, whatever that may be …. I’ve experienced all of this personally and am merely sharing some things I think will make you happier and more successful in your work. *** I was reading this article on how to find […]

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On Squeaky Wheels

This is a quick follow-up to my Be the Solution post. It occurred to me that the opposite of BEING the solution is BEING the squeaky wheel. (I know, I’m Captain Obvious.) The sour grapes of the office. The chronic complainers. The permanently unhappy, miserable. I’ve worked with a few of those type in my […]

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Learn a Software Program

This is one of the best pieces of career advice I can recommend to someone looking to get ahead in almost any career field. Learn and get really, really good and proficient at the most popular (or used) software programs in your industry and field.  When I was aspiring to be a newspaper journalist, I […]