You can’t drive in a buffalo herd either.
I talk to many job seekers who want to change careers. Some of them are accountants who should be salesmen. They got into accounting because it is safe, pays well, and has a great future. Their personality is wrong for accounting. They don’t like carefully following […]
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure. (Powell)
Gary, a client of mine, decided the world needed a better way to pay insurance claims in 1996. He made a plan and took a step. It didn’t go quite like he expected. Then he planned […]
You can recover from a bad interview, or 20 of them, if you go at it right.
Every job seeker has a bad interview occasionally. Often you will have a great interview and NOT get the job. Your resume may be perfect for a lot of jobs, but you get no call backs.
You can read while driving a car.
I love talk radio, but it doesn’t lift my spirits. It gets me perturbed. Music on the radio doesn’t engage my mind as I drive. I listen to books instead. I love books that teach me and help me get a better attitude every minute.
The best […]
You can improve your vision in a much more important and powerful way than laser surgery.
You may be more prepared to be a visionary leader than you think. That depends on what you see, and what you do with what you see.
One employee of mine refused to talk to me unless I […]
Over negotiating can be a wreck. Watch out.
How hard do you negotiate? If you are critical to a project’s success, shouldn’t you be really well paid? The job market is hot. A lot of employers are not finding the right person.
Here’s an example I was part of:
Mike’s expertise selling into FEMA […]
In America great desirable permanent is available for you. Do you want it?
To have great desirable permanent employment, you have to look in the right places. Here is how you make sure you are working at a permanent job. My experience first.
Our company made a record profit. The industry was booming. The […]
Are you killing your job search with impatient speed?
When the fit between a candidate and the job seems perfect, and there is a delay, I often hear:
“I’ve been waiting two weeks to hear back from them since my interview. What is wrong? They are so rude. Don’t they realize I am losing […]
If you want a job or promotion enough to persist, you may get it.
Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of […]