Author Archives: Larry Stevenson

Attitude of Gratitude

During this season people tend to contemplate, with thanks, the good fortune they receive in their lives. Friends and family gather round tables laden with bounteous food and take a moment to share with one another those elements in their … Continue reading

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5 Keys to Get a Great Job

Today, we’ll examine the 5 keys to get a great job in 2 months The 5 Keys include: Define your dream job with an employer description. Adopt the how can I help attitude. Ask questions to discover organizational wants and … Continue reading

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Reusable Materials 42: Answers to A Few New Reusable Materials

Alan worked for a high tech firm programming visual graphic displays for corporate security systems. He maintained his skills through regular seminars and workshops sponsored by the vendors of the programs he used. He also decided to earn a master’s … Continue reading

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Sources of Money 43: Government Finance Officers Association

Wendy needed more money to get through school. She singed a contract to attend a proprietary, for-profit school to study nursing. She needed $35,000 for her Associates Program. She used our program to find scholarships through search engines, financial aid … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Scholarship Success–Overview

Hi, this is Lawrence D. “Larry” Stevenson. I began helping people find scholarships in 1994. Our team worked with 1,000s of students to help them earn $4,000 to $360,000 from scholarships. It’s been a while since I wrote to this … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 9: Build an Internal Network of Contacts

This continues our series on actions to help you get a promotion in your current company We discussed the need to develop a network of contacts in a previous post. The focus, in that post, dealt with how a network … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 8: Fit In the Organization—Find a Mentor

This continue our series on actions that can help you get a promotion within the company The first step to getting a promotion is doing the job management wants done—and more. The second step involves fitting into the work team … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 7: Chart Your Performance & Goals

This continues our series exploring actions that help you get a promotion on your job Improving performance and reporting it to management helps you get the promotions you desire. You monitor your progress more effectively if you make a chart … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 6: How to Improve Your Performance

This continues our series about actions that may help you get a promotion at work When you begin to exceed the company’s expectations, you move toward a promotion. You must decide what you wish to improve: your productivity, efficiency, effectiveness, … Continue reading

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Get a Promotion 5: What to Improve in Your Performance

This continues our series describing actions that can get you a promotion at work We’ve described how to get a promotion you must 1) discover exactly what they want you to do—and more, 2) identify the metrics you or they … Continue reading

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