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Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time

The science of stamina has advanced to the point where individuals, teams, and whole organizations can, with some straightforward interventions, significantly increase their capacity to get things done. 

by Tony Schwartz & Catherine McCarthy

Summary.   

As the demands of the …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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Sign up for Fuqua2Duke’s Mentorship Program Today!

Are you an undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in business? 
Then sign up for Fuqua2Duke today!

What is Fuqua2Duke?
Fuqua2Duke is an undergraduate/graduate mentorship program designed to enhance Duke University through meaningful mentorship interactions between the Fuqua and …

By Emily Berntsen
Emily Berntsen
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Advice from Alum Devin Bridgen PhD ’15

Are you interested in learning more about the path to and through a career in Biotechnology, Research, and Development? Listen as 2015 Bioengineering Ph.D. alum Devin Bridgen shares great insights and tips that are sure to help others who are …

By Stacia Solomon (she/hers)
Stacia Solomon (she/hers) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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Design Your Life with Discovery & Exploration (Part 3) 

This semester join me as I kick-off the start to a new reflective blog series hosted by the Discovery & Exploration Career Community centering the #1 New York Times Best Selling novel “Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived, Joyful …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Assistant Director, Entertainment, Media & Arts Career Community
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How to Evaluate, Accept, Reject, or Negotiate a Job Offer

by Rebecca Knight

Originally published in the April 10, 2017 edition of Harvard Business Review

Summary.   

You got the job. Now for the hard part: deciding whether to accept it or not. Start by doing your homework. Determine if the …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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