Transition of Thoughts

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Month: August 2013

Guest Post: Why do women lose at negotiation?

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According to a recent survey performed by the famous website LinkedIn, it appears that business professionals are not willing to ask for higher salaries and that they prefer to stay away from a process that involves the negotiation a certain issue. The problem is that women are even more hesitant when they have to take part in a negotiation.

Experts say that a potential explanation for this problem is the fact that employers tend to pay as much as they are asked to and they don’t even try to negotiate. When it comes to salaries, employees consider that they have to agree to the amount that they get, in order to avoid being involved in a negotiation.

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Movie Review – The Conjuring

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‘The Conjuring’ is a supernatural horror flick directed by James Wan of the ‘Saw’ series fame. It stars Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor. As most of the horror movies these days, this also proclaims to be based on true events which happened in Rhode Island in 1971. Will the flick be able to scare you? Let’s check it out.

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Flash Fiction – The raging inferno

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The music was at its highest decibel as hundreds of party goers rocked the dance floor to their heart’s content. Being a Saturday Night, the Sanda-Liva nightclub was teeming with people from all walks of life. You could see almost everyone let their hair loose and dance the night away. From Bryan Adams to Ricky Martin, from Lady Gaga to Katy Perry, songs of all kinds were being played by the DJ in the house, much to everyone’s delight.

With its retro interiors and the distinct variety of music played from across the board, Sanda-Liva was famous with people from all around the world. It had literally put the city of Narito on the world dance map.

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Why do people turn into workaholics?

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Some do it to impress their bosses. Some do it to try to reach the highest ladder of their professional careers in the shortest possible time. Some do it because of peer pressure. But then, does becoming a workaholic help? Does it mean ‘Once a workaholic always a workaholic’? Does work – life balance even exist for a workaholic? Let’s check it out.

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