• Featured 4 Comments 

    Are You More Specific–or More General?

    By Jul 30,2015

    One summer I was working in New York City for a big law firm and was told to go see an important partner about an assignment. I went into the partner’s office and was handed a file: “We have a deadline of next Thursday. Make sure we have filed the proper form with the SEC.” “What sort of file are you talking about, and what is the deadline?” I asked. Keep in mind that I was a law student and had no legal experience whatsoever. “I do not

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  • Job Market 6 Comments 

    The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

    By Jul 08,2015

    I’ve been going to conferences for one thing or another at least a couple times a year for the past several years. I’ve spent thousands of dollars attending marketing-related conferences. If I go to one more conference where someone talks about USPs (Unique Selling Propositions), I will probably get up and leave. I’m going to teach you in the next few minutes what the best marketing minds in the world would charge you thousands of dollars to tell you about how to market yourself. You will learn how to position yourself...

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  • Goal Setting 6 Comments 

    The Importance of Discipline

    By Jul 28,2015

    One of the most popular misconceptions in the world is that those who end up being the most successful somehow achieve this success through shortcuts, not through working hard. Each time someone is able to achieve incredible success without a lot of work and with some luck, multiple news stories are generated about it and the person becomes almost legendary for their instant success. Why? Because it is so rare and it gives people an incredible amount of hope. People want to feel they can get a lucky break, suddenly get extremely rich,

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  • Finding a Job 1 Comment 

    How to Talk About Other Interviews in Your Interviews

    By Jul 29,2015

    One of the questions I receive quite often from people I work with is whether or not they should talk about other interviews while they are interviewing with a potential employer. Let me emphasize one thing: This is one of the more important questions you will ever be asked in an interview. Regardless of your qualifications, how you respond to this question will have a direct bearing on whether or not you receive an offer from the employer. Be very careful how you answer it. At the outset, it’s important to point out you don’t...

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  • How to Succeed 6 Comments 

    The Importance of Discipline

    By Jul 28,2015

    One of the most popular misconceptions in the world is that those who end up being the most successful somehow achieve this success through shortcuts, not through working hard. Each time someone is able to achieve incredible success without a lot of work and with some luck, multiple news stories are generated about it and the person becomes almost legendary for their instant success. Why? Because it is so rare and it gives people an incredible amount of hope. People want to feel they can get a lucky break, suddenly get extremely rich,

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Job Market 6 Comments 

The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

By Jul 08,2015

I’ve been going to conferences for one thing or another at least a couple times a year for the past several years. I’ve spent thousands of dollars attending marketing-related conferences. If I go to one more conference where someone...

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Goal Setting 6 Comments 

The Importance of Discipline

By Jul 28,2015

One of the most popular misconceptions in the world is that those who end up being the most successful somehow achieve this success through shortcuts, not through working hard. Each time someone is able to achieve incredible success without a lot...

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Staying Positive 6 Comments 

See Your Connection With Others and Not the Differences

By Jul 25,2015

When I was in first grade, an older woman with glasses came down to our classroom and gathered a few students including myself. She proceeded to sit all of us on a bench and ask us questions covering a variety of topics. She told us that we were the...

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