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Interview Magic , 2nd Edition by Susan Britton Whitcomb

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Chapter5Manage the “Buoy Factor”— How Mindset Can Sink or Support You in Interviews

It is your attitude and not your aptitude that determines your altitude.

—Zig Zigler

Buoys—those brightly colored objects that aid in nautical navigation— remain afloat, day in and day out, whether calm seas or rough waters. Beacon buoys, seen by seagoing vessels, are equipped with radiobeacon technology to mark channels and guide mariners to safe passage. Closer to shore, buoys denote boundaries or caution you of submerged danger, such as a reef or shoal. Certain shapes of buoys, horseshoe and crown, also serve as life preservers.

Regardless of their shape or ...

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