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It is important to have high standards. For the most part, life will pay any price you ask of it. The people who achieve the most in the world have incredibly high standards. It is like this with businesses as well. A great piece of machinery, or a great...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed Leave a Comment
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Some time ago, I was listening to a seminar about a company that was in the furniture business. This company decided that because it was doing so well, it should expand into the piano business, and also sell pianos. They went out and purchased a Steinway...Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World 8 Comments
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“A risk to reputation is a threat to the survival of the enterprise.” -Peter J. Firestein I read an article once about Blackstone executive David Blitzer, whose father-in-law he once charged with trying to shake him down for $7.5 million. The man...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, Life Lessons 9 Comments
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For some reason, almost every week (sometimes more than once a week) venture capitalists and private equity companies call me to talk about the various businesses I am involved in. I used to talk to them quite formally, the way average people like me...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 1 Comment
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I remember my first encounters with the self-improvement industry when I was younger. In many areas of the United States, people look at self-improvement as something that is absolutely crazy. That is how the people around me viewed it when I was growing...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, Staying Positive 25 Comments
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There is a famous story that comes from Buddhism, about a mother who loses her child. The Buddha was known not only as an enlightened individual but also as someone with the ability to bring the dead back to life. One day a woman approaches the Buddha,...Filed under Featured, Finding a Job, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World 4 Comments
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Imagine you are a doctor working in a small clinic in the suburbs of Chicago. You are surrounded by uninspired doctors who are happy going back and forth to work each day in exchange for a salary. You, in contrast, have no interest in money and are concerned...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed Leave a Comment
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Several years ago, in the few days before Christmas and New Year’s Eve, I went home from Los Angeles to Detroit to see my family. At the time, I was practicing law and also working as a law professor. I had brought a bunch of final exams home with me...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 1 Comment
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“The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven” -John Milton Several years ago, I was home after graduating from college and I met a guy who was friends with my girlfriend’s brother. He had graduated from Yale University...Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons 5 Comments
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In the movie industry, when a movie studio makes a successful movie that becomes a blockbuster, they generally will make a sequel. They would be crazy not to. They have a formula that works. It is the same thing with books, television shows and other...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 10 Comments
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