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What It’s Like to Be a Published Author – Q&A

Hear from two of our in-house writers about what it's like to become a published author, and the life lessons they picked up on the way...

Celebrating the Ordinary – #MTtalk Roundup

"I believe that by celebrating the ordinary, we can acknowledge the simple things in life that are good enough. We can still acknowledge the...

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...