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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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“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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Back during the absolute height of the real estate boom, a home down the street from us went up for sale. I found out the home was for sale because I received a nice flyer about it in the mail that also offered ”free hors d’oeuvres”...Filed under Featured, Life Lessons Leave a Comment
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In our job searches and careers, there are a variety of forces that can hold us back. However, in almost every single case, the thing that can hold us back more than anything is ourselves and our own minds. In fact, your brain and what it’s doing–how...Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 3 Comments
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Most people don’t count in the world. In fact, almost all people in the world don’t count. They are born, they grow, and they die. Their lives are quickly forgotten after they die and the world is no different for them having been there. Have...Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 11 Comments
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Several years ago an old friend of mine was coming to town for a few nights. He was living in New York at the time and was arriving in Los Angeles with his girlfriend to visit her parents. I was excited about seeing him, as we had not seen each other...Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 4 Comments
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Recently, I returned home from Asia on a horrible airline ticket that made four separate connections before it finally arrived in Los Angeles. On my trip, I had the occasion to sit next to a series of businessmen also travelling back from various places...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, Life Lessons Leave a Comment
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When you see a fight occurring between any two people (or groups of people), it is always the case that one side believes it is right about something and that the other side is therefore wrong. It could be a disagreement over a political or territorial...Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 2 Comments
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Yesterday, I received a telephone call at 9:00 am from an employee who had been working for a recruiting company of ours for less than 72 hours and was giving notice before boarding an airplane. We had brought this particular employee out to work for...Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 8 Comments
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One of the most important lessons for our lives and careers comes from the Parthenon in Greece. The Parthenon has been standing in the same location for almost 2,500 years and is considered one of the world’s great cultural monuments. It is largely...Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, Life Lessons 4 Comments
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