NOT FOR SALE! 8 Things you should NEVER sacrifice for a paycheck

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Compensation is a big word with many parts to it. There’s your base salary, bonuses, vacation time, retirement, health and wellness benefits, perks like free parking, cell phone discounts and more. Typically, most cling to the base salary and for good reason. This is your paycheck. This is what you’ll be bringing home to pay […]

Ask For Raise On Tuesdays. Here’s Why…

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     #1 – You Need to Get Your Boss to Agree to the Idea of a Raise First I never suggest anyone go in and just ask for a raise. Why? It blind-sides the manager. You are a business-of-one who is selling it’s services to a customer (your employer). Announcing you want a raise is […]

The Top Five Ways to Turn Money into Happiness

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In their new book, Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending (Simon & Schuster), Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton (professors at the University of British Columbia and Harvard Business School, respectively), offer five key principles to help us get more happiness out of the money we spend — principles which also help companies create happier […]