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Before a job interview, consultant Alison Green recommends you do a test drive to the interview site, try on your outfit to make sure it's in proper shape, and check the job description one more time. US News.com

Small, steady steps needed for change

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Two years ago Toronto consultant Sam Geist and a client discussed a vital transformation of a company. But little happened, the client is now trying do everything at once and staff aren't responding well. Message: Change requires small steps, communication and buy-in. QuickBites Enewsletter

Your ideas can attend, if you don't

The next time you are asked to go to a meeting you don't need to attend, ask the convenor for an agenda, add your comments and ideas and send it back to be shared with the group. Organized Executive Blog

Spark your creativity all by yourself

The most important habit of creative people, says blogger Leo Babauta after studying many of them, is solitude: "Creativity flourishes in solitude. With quiet, you can hear your thoughts, you can reach deep within yourself, you can focus." Zenhabits.net

Customize font size in Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word allows you to easily change the font size of text, but you can go beyond the predefined sizes in the dialogue box, even choosing something like 10.5 points. Do this by typing the preferred size into the size box, and pressing Enter. Allen Wyatt's Word Tips

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