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David Kandolha

CPA-lawyer shares advice from uncommon career path

Accounting graduate David Kandolha ’89 advised current students to find the right fit for their first job and to seek guidance from mentors throughout their careers. Mentors are ideally more than two years ahead in their careers and have common interests, he told a group of Business Honors students at Mays. Business Honors and accounting […]

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5 Words Successful People Never Use

I carried my board back onto the beach. “I could never do that,” a man walking by says. “I’d be too scared.” “Sure you could,” I think as he walks away. Paddleboarding is hard but not thathard. First you fall off. Then you fall off some more. But soon you get better. And what’s to be afraid […]

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How Failure Can Make You Smarter

The Science Behind Failure: How It Actually Makes You Smarter It seems that with the Silicon Valley gold rush, we have received a new model for success: failure. We have all heard of the rags to riches stories from entrepreneurs who went bankrupt (Walt Disney, Donald Trump), were fired from their first companies (Steve Jobs, […]

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25 Big Ideas and Predicted Trends for 2013

If 2012 was the year of big data, connected consumers and social media, what does 2013 have in store?  BusinessNewsDaily asked small business owners, entrepreneurs and experts of all stripes what their predicted trends for 2013 are. Here’s what they had to say: 1. The job search will change —“According to 2011 statistics, 14.4 million […]

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