The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. (George Bernard Shaw)
I talked in depth with salespeople earning over $200,000 per year. I asked, “How did you get into the position where you won’t [...]
Think about all the schoolwork, studying, and commercial work you have procrastinated and gotten done at the last minute. How much time did you save by having your back to the wall? [...]
Now, if you trust in yourself and believe in your dreams and follow your star, you’ll still be beaten by people who spent their time working hard and learning things and weren’t so lazy“ [...]
If you can get your boss to repeat what you say, there is still only a 50-50 chance he understood or thought about what he repeated. There is only a 10% chance he will remember it in a week. Harsh? No. Guys who get PhD’s in education will agree.
Have you ever felt like [...]
It is not just know the “4 Do’s” to earn a lot of money.
Do it right.
Do the right thing.
Do it right now.
One of my managers told me, “Bryan, you don’t work hard enough. I put in 60 or 70 hours a week. Even if I’m just in here [...]
Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. (Doug Larson)
“If I stay late and am only filing microfiche, I’m being more productive than you. Bryan, you need to put in more hours.” That is how my manager convinced me he knew nothing about productivity. I also learned [...]
Boredom gets many resumes thrown away.
What makes a resume boring is that you write it like a job description instead of an advertisement. Boring resumes hide the most important information. They are written the way HR forces managers to write job descriptions. Let me show you what I mean.
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Are you paid like you work at WalMart, Target, or Tiffany’s jewelry store?
You have to decide what your value will be. WalMart prices may be the only thing that get you a job the way you are. With a little work you may be worth more. If you can polish yourself up from a [...]
This article applies to anyone in a technical career path – IT, accounting, engineering, logistics, etc.
This is really about how to do well when you are a senior technician or a manager.
People who take these tips seriously always do well in downturns, and make great career advancements when things are good.
9 tips [...]
“The future is not something we enter. The future is something we create.” (Leonard Sweet)
I have worked for more than 30 companies. Each one could have been a new career. Okay, so I was 12 when I got my first newspaper delivery job, but I could have kept at it. I could have [...]