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Nobody Wanted Him. Now He’s a Star

You can bet that more than one Division I basketball coach would love a 6-foot-6 guard/forward with a scoring touch. Well, hundreds of coaches had a shot at just such a player — and passed. Meet Raiquan Clark of LIU Brooklyn, leading scorer in the Northeast Conference. He’s a star. Four years ago, in search […]

Can You Trade a Baseball Player for a Box of Cigars?

Baseball history shows that the trade you make today can affect your organization — for better or worse — for years.

The World Cup’s Lesson on Hiring

When you’re picking talent, there are things you can control. These things can give you an edge — sometimes a decisive one.

The Sixth-Grader No One Saw Coming

Right now in a sixth grade somewhere sits a person who one day be the best in the world at what they do. And no one knows who that person is.

What Wrestling Did for Tom Cruise

It brought together forces that would shape his own life as a “Mission Impossible.”

What Does Being Valedictorian Mean?

If you’re looking for the groundbreaking leaders of tomorrow, you’ll likely not find them among top grade-getters.

The Man of a Thousand Voices

Celebrities may seem like they were born to stardom. But chances are they had to overcome rejection to get where they are.

Why Persistence is Relative

Persistence wins. But a person can persist in some areas, and quit in others.

The Biggest Mistake in Job Interviews

If the interviewer is not more nervous than the interviewee, then something is wrong.

How Eleanor Roosevelt Can Help You Hire

A quote by the famous first lady may give you important interview questions.