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Olympics Inspiration: Persistence Pays Off

winter ringsIf you’re watching the Olympics, chances are you’re getting inspired. Big time.

Seriously, how do they manage to defy gravity, embrace agility and grasp mental strength under intense circumstances? Amazing.

Need a little jolt of career inspiration regarding an arduous journey and keeping your eye on the prize? Let’s look at snowboarder Alex Deibold. The former wax technician for the snowboarding team in 2010 volunteered in Vancouver in exchange of travel costs. He experienced the Olympics from behind the scenes. Now he’s a bronze medal winner in Sochi. Read more

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L.A. Employees Asked to Stop Watching Olympics Online

If the Olympics have been a solid distraction from working the past week or so, you’re not alone.

Apparently, they’re so popular in City Hall in Los Angeles that employees have been asked to curtail watching the Summer Games during office hours!

According to The Los Angeles Times, Randi Levin, the chief technology officer, sent an e-mail to city employees and asked them to stop watching online at work. Read more

Four Job Hunting Lessons From the Olympics

Okay, by now we all know the Olympics opening ceremonies begin in three days in London.

There’s definitely some lessons we can learn from athletes who are committed to their sport, honing and defining their muscles, and mental strength. Here are four job hunting lessons a la the Olympics… Read more