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    Putting Yourself Out There and Your Heart, Body and Soul

    By Jul 25,2016

    I started my career selling asphalt maintenance door-to-door in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Not only did I sell the service, but I did the work myself and then, over the course of several years, built up the business. In fact, it was something I planned on doing for the rest of my life until I made the decision in March of my senior year of college to take the Law School Admissions Test and apply to law school. It’s a funny thing about that test. On the day before I took it, I remember

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    Avoid Sophisticated and Saturated Markets

    By Jul 22,2016

    One of the biggest mistakes people make in their job searches is going after jobs in sophisticated markets.  A sophisticated and saturated market is one that’s populated by a lot of people like you—with your qualifications, background, and so forth. If you’re competing for a job in a sophisticated market, you’re going to be more harshly judged and more likely eliminated than if you’re looking in a less sophisticated market.  The most sophisticated markets will be the most concerned about things like: Where you went to school Whom...

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  • Goal Setting 4 Comments 

    Are You a Value Creator or Value Extractor?

    By Jul 18,2016

    When I was in my third year of college, I applied to a special accelerated program at the University of Chicago Business School, which would have allowed me to graduate from business school and complete my undergraduate degree in a total of five years–instead of the six years this normally would have required. At the time I was a very good student and I had also been running an asphalt business for the previous several years. I had started the business from scratch and believed that I would have no issue whatsoever getting into this program,...

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  • Finding a Job 1 Comment 

    Avoid Sophisticated and Saturated Markets

    By Jul 22,2016

    One of the biggest mistakes people make in their job searches is going after jobs in sophisticated markets.  A sophisticated and saturated market is one that’s populated by a lot of people like you—with your qualifications, background, and so forth. If you’re competing for a job in a sophisticated market, you’re going to be more harshly judged and more likely eliminated than if you’re looking in a less sophisticated market.  The most sophisticated markets will be the most concerned about things like: Where you went to school Whom...

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  • How to Succeed 3 Comments 

    Putting Yourself Out There and Your Heart, Body and Soul

    By Jul 25,2016

    I started my career selling asphalt maintenance door-to-door in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Not only did I sell the service, but I did the work myself and then, over the course of several years, built up the business. In fact, it was something I planned on doing for the rest of my life until I made the decision in March of my senior year of college to take the Law School Admissions Test and apply to law school. It’s a funny thing about that test. On the day before I took it, I remember

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Job Market 1 Comment 

Avoid Sophisticated and Saturated Markets

By Jul 22,2016

One of the biggest mistakes people make in their job searches is going after jobs in sophisticated markets.  A sophisticated and saturated market is one that’s populated by a lot of people like you—with your qualifications, background, and so...

continue reading >>

Goal Setting 4 Comments 

Are You a Value Creator or Value Extractor?

By Jul 18,2016

When I was in my third year of college, I applied to a special accelerated program at the University of Chicago Business School, which would have allowed me to graduate from business school and complete my undergraduate degree in a total of five years–instead...

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Staying Positive 4 Comments 

You Need to Enjoy What You Are Doing

By Jul 19,2016

One of the greatest lessons you can ever learn is that you shouldn’t be doing anything you don’t enjoy. In fact, your job and your entire life should be one big bowl of monkeys full of excitement and enjoyment. You should enjoy getting up...

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