I received an interesting message on LinkedIn from a fellow Medium writer.

“Reciprocity is a deep instinct; it is the basic currency of social life.”

— Jonathan Haidt

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“In social psychology, reciprocity is a social norm of responding to a positive action with another positive action, rewarding kind actions. As a social construct, reciprocity means that in response to friendly actions, people are frequently much nicer and much more cooperative than predicted by the self-interest model; conversely, in response to hostile actions they are frequently much more nasty and even brutal. Reciprocity makes it possible to build continuing relationships and exchanges.”


It’s important for everyone to know how these things are different yet related to one another.

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A company that focuses on these fundamentals positions itself for success.

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“There is only one boss. The customer. And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down simply by spending his money somewhere else.”

— Sam Walton, Founder of Walmart and Sam’s Club

A company that focuses on the fundamentals of reporting, deliverable management, and quality control positions itself for success.

“Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.”

— Steve Jobs.

Facing an unknown future can be a terrifying prospect

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“The future depends on what we do in the present.”

— Mahatma Gandhi

I enjoy advantages solely because of the color of my skin.

By Alex Klavens — White Privilege, CC BY 3.0, Wikicommons. A protester holds a sign reading “They don’t shoot white women like me” at a Black Lives Matter protest in the wake of the non-indictment of a New York City police officer for the death of Eric Garner.

Helpful job hunting tips

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“Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.”

— Calvin Coolidge

Check With Your Network

  • A very good way to find a job is to check…

Here are some effective methods.

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Recruitment Methods and Strategies

Ten haiku poems to put you in the winner’s circle

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1. Flat?

Terry Mansfield

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