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    The Art of Managing People

    By Apr 19,2015

    In these intolerant times, this E-book by Eric Garner can make us smile due to its accuracy and wisdom. Each quote, part of this book, offers its readers essential learning to skillfully manage people. In this collection, you’ll find about 500 quotes on the theme of Managing People. They range from quotes by Sophocles in around 400 BC and Seneca in 50 BC to Albert Einstein and Julie Andrews in the 20th century. You’ll read some of the most enduring wisdom in the one-liners from the Ancients that will help you become a catalyst of change,...

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    You Need to Be Able to Close

    By Feb 04,2015

    The ability to ‘‘close’‘ and get the sale is the most important skill in selling. It’s something that few people know how to do. Many people can get a consumer, an employer, or others to the cusp of making a purchasing or a hiring decision; however, it’s the final ‘‘push’‘ that makes all the difference. It takes a tremendous amount of skill to sell yourself and get a job. It takes a tremendous amount of skill to go from someone who a potential employer will consider for the job to someone who is hired. Your job in...

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    Never Worry About What Others Think

    By Apr 18,2015

    Being concerned with what others think is one of the biggest mistakes people make. Rather than focusing on who they want to be and what they want to do, many people live their lives more concerned about how they look to others. Deep down inside you is someone who is capable of achieving great things and becoming a great person. This is the person you should be. Several years ago, I remember turning in a paper to Saul Levmore, who is now the dean of the University of Chicago Law School. I was taking a class with him while I was at the University...

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    Interviewing Tips: The Five Musts of Interviewing

    By Apr 17,2015

    I know people who seem to get every job they ever interview for, whether or not they’re the most qualified candidate. But most people who interview don’t get the job. This isn’t surprising, given the number of applicants for each opening. But bottom line, there are only five reasons people don’t get the job they’re interviewing for. Employers are really asking five questions in their interview: Can you do the job? Do you want the job? Will you fit in? Can we manage you? Will you do the job long term? If you can successfully...

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    Gravitate Towards People and Organizations that Appear to Have Good Luck

    By Apr 15,2015

    The Rothchilds have another maxim: “Never do anything with an unlucky man or place.” That is to say, never have anything to do with a man or place which never succeeds, because, although a man may appear honest and intelligent, yet if he tries this or that thing and always fails, it is on account of some fault or infirmity that you may not be able to discover but nevertheless which must exist. –P.T. Barnum I have spent a large portion of my life finding jobs for people. In this career, I have gradually come to realize that there...

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Job Market 7 Comments 

You Need to Be Able to Close

By Feb 04,2015

The ability to ‘‘close’‘ and get the sale is the most important skill in selling. It’s something that few people know how to do. Many people can get a consumer, an employer, or others to the cusp of making a purchasing or a hiring decision;...

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Goal Setting 16 Comments 

Never Worry About What Others Think

By Apr 18,2015

Being concerned with what others think is one of the biggest mistakes people make. Rather than focusing on who they want to be and what they want to do, many people live their lives more concerned about how they look to others. Deep down inside you...

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Staying Positive 6 Comments 

Sick Crows, Your Attitude, and Being on the Winning Team

By Mar 20,2015

Over the past week I have been witnessing something extremely unusual in my backyard. There is a crow outside, who appears to be ill – he’s not doing well at all. The crow appears to be infected with West Nile Virus. He wanders around appearing...

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