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Soundtrack of Success: How to Prepare for Your Next Interview with LL Cool J

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On June 19, 2013
Before LL Cool J became the buff television crime fighter he was the skinny, Kangol-wearing rapper on a Right-On! magazine poster on my wall.  I can’t vouch for all of the ladies, but I sure did love Cool James!  His classic “I’m Bad” is the perfect way for any job seeker to get in the […]
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The 3 People That Need to Be Fired Today!

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On June 17, 2013
This may sound a bit controversial, but I beg you – please hear me out.  There is a frustrating epidemic that is alive and well in many organizations.  I’ve seen it with my own eyes and I constantly hear about it from my coaching clients. The phenomenon exists in almost every organization, non-profit and for-profit; […]
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Awesome is a State of Mind

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On June 7, 2013
TGIF!! After a long and hectic week working in your office, home, or in your own enterprise, who the hell wants one more post about business stuff??  Welcome to Feel Good Friday here at inTerractions.  We promise to send you into the weekend with a smile, a laugh, or maybe a bit of inspiration. Ok, time for […]
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After the Storm: How to Be Successful after a Career Setback

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On June 5, 2013
It happened again. It seems to be happening more and more. Another tornado has ripped apart a community.  Earthquakes, floods, explosions – weekly we are rocked with the next horror that fills news and social media coverage.  The public interest stories abound about average citizens whose whole lives were upended in a matter of minutes; […]
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Soundtrack of Success: How to Take Risks with Kenny Rogers

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On June 3, 2013
I’m feeling a little bit country today, y’all!  Let’s take a moment and reminisce on the cool storytelling style of Kenny Rogers in “The Gambler.”  For you young bucks that don’t know this song, back in the day this was a cross-over BEAST! Every pop station was playing it. Here’s Kenny Rogers performing it on […]
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This is What Peace Sounds Like

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On May 31, 2013
TGIF!! After a long and hectic week working in your office, home, or in your own enterprise, who the hell wants one more post about business stuff??  Welcome to Feel Good Friday here at inTerractions.  We promise to send you into the weekend with a smile, a laugh, or maybe a bit of inspiration. Playing […]
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Have You Seen This? – Shareyourmeal

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On May 29, 2013
inTerractions family, I’m a bit torn about this one. Shareyourmeal is a service that allows neighbors to buy and sell leftovers.  Cooked too much tuna casserole?  Sell it to the hungry college student around the corner!  You make a few dollars and avoid wasting food (let’s be real, there is only so much leftover casserole […]
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Letter to a Dead Soldier

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On May 27, 2013
I cried for you yesterday.  No, we’ve never met; I don’t even know your name. See, I was cutting it close for my flight at Dulles airport.  I run-walked into the gate area, breathing heavily and covered with that thin sheen of sweat that comes from watching the minutes count down from the end of […]
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Soundtrack of Success: Why Your Career Deserves a Musical Interlude

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On March 4, 2013
While it has been said that music can soothe the savage beast, the right song can also fuel a riot (remember the mosh pits of the 90s?).  Music speaks to us on a subconscious level, sparking memories, generating energy, and changing our moods.  Runners use beats to maintain endurance, soldiers use chants to keep cadence, […]
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Bellbottoms and Acid Wash: Updating Your Dream Job

  • Posted by Terra Winston
  • On February 4, 2013
I bumped into former co-workers on the way to lunch. After dispensing with the requisite hugs and ugsquick pleasantries we turned to a coach’s favorite topic – “What do you want to be when you grow up”?  (I have the coolest job, everyone loves talking about the possibilities in life.)  These two ladies were quickly […]
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