It’s the 3rd Monday of the month and that means that Conversations Live looks at ways to improve your career or job hunting prospects. As well as options for creating your own unique lifestyle without a job!

Omar Tyree, a New York Times best-selling author, a 2001 NAACP Image Award recipient for Outstanding Literature in Fiction, and a 2006 Phillis Wheatley Literary Award winner for Body of Work in Urban Fiction, has published 16 books and sold nearly 2 million copies worldwide. Today he shares The Equation with us: L/A*S=b …which Tyree claims reveals a foolproof blueprint for success in business and life. See Omar Tyree’s blog and website.

Mary Kay Plantes joins Conversations Live today to discuss how we can differentiate ourselves in today’s tough job climate. With so many people looking for work, what are some of the key factors that go into hiring decisions, how we can talk ourselves out of or into being hired, what recruiters look for and more. Plantes is an economist and founder of Plantes Company, a strategy-consulting firm based in Madison, WI. She’s also an executive educator, university lecturer, and writes a column on business strategy. More about Mary Kay Plantes.

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