The more you attempt to validate, justify, authenticate, and prove your point, the more you dilute it. That applies to both your opinions and your career.
I attended a top-rate public school (Rutgers) on government loans, scholarships, and part-time jobs. There's no way an elite private school could ever have been in that picture. I received a great education. I think the main reason for attending elite
I refer to corporate sales as "wholesale" and individual sales as "retail." In the former, you find a single buyer who can acquire products and services for a wide array of people at significant prices. In the latter, you have
If you want awards, apply for them and you'll get a few. Better yet, buy something from the organization offering the awards and you'll definitely get some. (That's the con of these bogus "Who's Who" listings—you buy the book.) Awards have