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You’ll Never Make It If You Fake It: My Expert Interview With Sabrina Horn

"Fake it till you make it!" It's a piece of advice we hear a lot. But what if it does more harm than good? Mind Tools talks to Sabrina Horn ...

What’s Your Superpower? – #MTtalk Roundup

Fortunately, we don't need to be Spiderman or Black Panther to have a superpower and make a difference in the world. In a way, your superpow...

Tricky Interview Questions Part 3: What Are Your Strengths and Weaknesses? – MT Minutes Video

Do you lie about your strengths and weaknesses, but cover it up in an attempt at (terrible) humor? "Me, I have no weaknesses. Didn't you kno...

How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions Part 2: “Why Do You Want This Job?” – MT Minutes Video

Our new Mind Tools Minutes video series takes you through the ins and outs of getting a job. Including answering tricky interview question...

How to Answer Tricky Interview Questions: “Tell Me About Yourself” – MT Minutes Video

In the latest instalment in our Mind Tools Minutes video series on Getting a New Job, we tackle how to answer tricky interview questions, st...

Why Is Writing a Cover Letter So Hard? – MT Minutes Video

Cover letter? Groan! If you're anything like me, writing a cover letter is a painful process. And one that often takes way longer than I exp...

Make Your Life Easier: My Expert Interview With Greg McKeown

Best-selling author Greg McKeown talks to Mind Tools about his new book, "Effortless," and his method for focusing on what's essential in li...

How to Become Indispensable: Our Expert Interview With Bruce Tulgan

You can't do everything for everybody. That means you have to do the right things at the right times for the right reasons...