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Young Money, Meet Old Money

If you didn’t catch what Gizmodo is calling “the most magical moment in Twitter history,” stop what you’re doing and make sure you follow good ol’ T. Boone to see what he might tweet next. (Image courtesy of Gizmodo.) As a fellow Oklahoman, and an alumna to Oklahoma State University, where energy tycoon Pickens also [...]

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Ask Not What Your Employer Can Do For You, But What You Can Do For Your Employer

If you’re on the prowl for a job, or are a current student on the cusp of graduating, this post is for YOU. The last time I attended a “career fair” was when I was a freshman in college; even though I had just begun my collegiate journey, I was already eager to make it to the real world, and wanted to just get a taste. The whole thing just really felt insincere, chaotic and overall not very helpful.

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Managing from the Heartland

If you’ve ever been forced to read the “The Grapes of Wrath,” then you might understand what the term “Okie” means. As a born-and-bred Oklahoman, not only was this Pulitzer winner required reading in my we-sit-in-couches-not-chairs magnet school education, but it was also a platform through which I learned that it was this very piece of literature that is responsible for casting a dark shadow over the state of Oklahoma and its reputation.