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 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 […]
Getting your career back on track? It depends on where you are right now.
How fast can you find a new job? Let’s talk about the Beatles. They were an overnight sensation….except for the years they spent playing clubs in Germany and England. Years lost to the world.
I bet you know a guy […]
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 […]
True story: She can’t get a promotion. Not even a bigger title. The “Good Old Boys” all admit she is doing a great job. She saves the company literally 5 to 50 times her salary every year. She will never be promoted. It is because she is a woman. I know her. I know her […]
Goliath was the best thing that ever happened to David. (Weed)
Okay, Goliath tried to kill David. But it was how David reacted to Goliath that made him famous.
How horribly bad stuff can eventually help you have a great job
Some people claim that the best thing that happened to President George W. Bush, […]
My passions were all gathered together like fingers that made a fist. Drive is considered aggression today, I knew it then as purpose. (Davis)
Can your job search be like General Grant’s assaults on the Confederacy? You certainly can’t start from a worse personal position than he did.
Robert E. Lee said, “We all thought […]
Your time is very limited. You only get 24 hours a day. You can’t buy more time. Do you really know how you use it? Learning to ignore things is one of the great paths to inner peace. (Sawyer) […]