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8 Ways to Keep Your Cool at Work

Each of us has, at one point or another, experienced one of those days -- a day or two that makes you want to pull your hair out, scream at the top of your lungs, or better yet, wish that you could turn into the Hulk and go on a rampage. Why do we feel that way? It’s because certain things happened in the office, at home, or on the road that pushed your buttons. Being reprimanded by your immediate superior, talking to an irate customer, a slow-moving line at Starbucks. And just when you thought

9 Memorable Pinoy Graduation Speeches

We have heard inspiring commencement speeches from the world over [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/03/10-most-inspiring-graduation-speeches/], but no one can pierce the Pinoy heart deeper than fellow Filipinos with their well-chosen words of wisdom. In honor of the toga-tossing season, here are some of the wittiest, fiercest and most heartfelt local graduation speeches that we should all listen to-- whether you’re fresh out of school, or a professional meant to write your own such speech som

The Right Way To Throw Someone Under The Bus

Anyone around these parts who has been thrown under the bus by a boss or a colleague? The term “throwing someone under the bus” is generally used to describe the act of a boss or colleague attempting to deflect blame from themselves by assigning fault onto someone else. There are just some office people who, it seems, do not believe in the value of accountability. On second thought, perhaps they do believe in being accountable but only when things are going well and they make the effort to ho

Does a College Degree Pay Off or Not?

Having a college degree under your belt: Yay or nay? How do you feel about being a college degree holder? Parents (and you may have heard of this narrative before) may hold the opinion that seeing their children complete their education is one of the greatest and priceless gifts they can give. For students, it is safe to assume that having the opportunity to finish college would be viewed as a merit. The odds to do so can be daunting. According to 2008 data from the Commission on Higher Educa

8 Ways to Keep Your Cool at Work

Each of us has, at one point or another, experienced one of those days -- a day or two that makes you want to pull your hair out, scream at the top of your lungs, or better yet, wish that you could turn into the Hulk and go on a rampage. Why do we feel that way? It’s because certain things happened in the office, at home, or on the road that pushed your buttons. Being reprimanded by your immediate superior, talking to an irate customer, a slow-moving line at Starbucks. And just when you thought

9 Memorable Pinoy Graduation Speeches

We have heard inspiring commencement speeches from the world over [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/03/10-most-inspiring-graduation-speeches/], but no one can pierce the Pinoy heart deeper than fellow Filipinos with their well-chosen words of wisdom. In honor of the toga-tossing season, here are some of the wittiest, fiercest and most heartfelt local graduation speeches that we should all listen to-- whether you’re fresh out of school, or a professional meant to write your own such speech som

The Right Way To Throw Someone Under The Bus

Anyone around these parts who has been thrown under the bus by a boss or a colleague? The term “throwing someone under the bus” is generally used to describe the act of a boss or colleague attempting to deflect blame from themselves by assigning fault onto someone else. There are just some office people who, it seems, do not believe in the value of accountability. On second thought, perhaps they do believe in being accountable but only when things are going well and they make the effort to ho

Does a College Degree Pay Off or Not?

Having a college degree under your belt: Yay or nay? How do you feel about being a college degree holder? Parents (and you may have heard of this narrative before) may hold the opinion that seeing their children complete their education is one of the greatest and priceless gifts they can give. For students, it is safe to assume that having the opportunity to finish college would be viewed as a merit. The odds to do so can be daunting. According to 2008 data from the Commission on Higher Educa

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