An old friend laughed when she read my article on procrastinating. She knows I am a king at procrastinating. She mentioned how I … [...]
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 [...]
I was overspending by 20% every month. I had an absolutely fixed income. So I bought a notepad and kept track of every expense. In one week it was obvious where the money went. In a month it was unavoidable. The truth? 20% of my very limited income was going for lemonade from cozy [...]
How to screw up you job start
Just fired from his second job in 2 months, Frank can’t figure out why those 2 employers don’t like him. He came in late a couple of days a week, but only when he had to. And he only left early when it wasn’t going to hurt [...]
Getting things done is usually more important than getting them perfect.
This article uses the example of a newspaper editor that applies to job search.
Here are your rules if you have the guts to declare war on your job search. They are not for cowards. This is how a real proactive job search can be done.
Check it out here. It is on LinkedIn. If you aren’t on LinkedIn yet, then link to me bryan @ dilts.us
My telephone weighs 470 kilograms if I do not pick it up and make a call out by 8:30 in the morning. I get nervous. I can’t pick it up. I make my living calling people and sometimes I just can’t do it.
So I use a rubber band to help pick it up. I [...]
Thinking of yourself passively — as being employed and, therefore, subject to the dictates of someone else — can be fatal to your long-term success. In reality, you’re the president of your own personal-services corporation. You’re completely in charge of production, quality control, training and development, marketing, finance, and promotion.
Seeing yourself as self-employed forces [...]
As one of my Mastermind members said at our last meeting, “If I could get half as much done as you, I’d be happy.”
Well, it’s not that hard. It starts with doing the right things, right now. Too many people do the wrong things all day. Doing the right things starts by knowing what [...]