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
“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
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
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
“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
Several years ago when looking for a position in Los Angeles, I interviewed with numerous law firms. In virtually every one of these interviews I ran across an attorney who knew not one, not two, not three—but numerous, numerous attorneys in my...Filed under Featured, Finding a Job 6 Comments
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
One of the worst things you can possibly do is run your career based on the opinions of others. Other people are always going to have differing ideas about where you should work, how much you should work, what salary you should make–and various...Filed under Employment Do’s and Don’ts, Featured 2 Comments
About ten years ago, an attorney who had been practicing about seven or eight years longer than me purchased his first house. I remember congratulating him on the purchase, and his response shocked me at the time: “I am very happy with the house. ...Filed under Featured, Goal Setting 1 Comment
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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