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The Awakening by Sonny Carroll

A time comes in your life when you finally get it... When in the midst of all your fears and insanity you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere, the voice inside your head cries out - ENOUGH! Enough fighting and crying, or struggling to hold on. And, like a child quieting down after a blind tantrum, your sobs begin to subside, you shudder once or twice, you blink back your tears and through a mantle of wet lashes, you begin to look at the world through new eyes. 

This is your awakening... You realize that it's time to stop hoping and waiting for something to change, or for happiness, safety and security to come galloping over the next horizon. You come to terms with the fact that he is not Prince Charming and you are not Cinderella and that in the real world, there aren't always fairy tale endings (or beginnings for that matter) and that any guarantee of "happily ever after" must begin with you and in the process, a sense of serenity is born of acceptance. 

You awaken…

Marketing Candidate

I have been looking for Marketing Specialist / Associate Marketing Manager for my company (Evolve Discovery) and have not been able to find couple individuals for over 4-5 months.  It’s been so frustrating because my marketing department is suffering so much because of lack of dedicated and skilled talent towards marketing only.

We have had about 500+ candidates and interviewed at least 30+, yet I am unable to find someone. I believe the three biggest challenges in finding someone fit for the position has been: 
•Lack of education / experience 
•Lack of design / technical skills, specifically Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver 
•Cultural fit

We did send out couple offer letters, but both have declined, with one astonishing me beyond I can imagine. 
1)Ex-Google employee looking into going towards a smaller company: accepted a different position  
2)MBA Candidate who we were willing to sponsor Visa (Origin of India) for with a remarkably higher salary then qualification spe…