The 4 things high wage earners do, some for only 40 hours per week

It is not just know the “4 Do’s” to earn a lot of money.

Do it.

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 […]

How to make your job interview focus on getting you a job

In a job interview you have to focus your answers, and you have to focus the questions of your interviewer. In interviews it is easy to focus on the trivial. Here are a couple of quotes that apply:

A chess genius is a human being who focuses vast, little-understood mental gifts and labors on an […]

Do you eat the leaves of your job search before the fruit appears?

Woodchucks are evil. They get in my garden. They eat the leaves on my strawberry plants and leave the flowers and small green fruit. Then the flowers and fruit die. I hate woodchucks.

I sometimes do the same thing figuratively. I get started in a successful niche in my business, then I turn my hand […]

Picking up a hundred dollar can halt your career

Do you pick up money you see on the ground? Do you stop your career in order to do a menial project or take a job someone else should do?

Bending over to pick up a hundred dollar bill is a bad investment of your time if you are Bill Gates. He has averaged earning […]

Change what you associate pain and pleasure with

I got this from Sandi in an email today and had to share it with you. Your job search is marketing of yourself. She is a marketer. Her ideas about deciding what causes you pleasure or pain directly relates to your job search. — Bryan Dilts

Change What You Associate Pain […]

One Hour Interview Prep

Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity. (Seneca)

Daryl comes out of another tense project meeting at work. He’s late leaving for his job interview. He guiltily leaves his jacket hanging in his cubicle so no one will suspect he is gone and sneaks out to his car. He turns on talk radio […]

Poison and disease – your job and search

Malice sucks up the greater part of her own venom, and poisons herself. (de Montaigne)

Do you know why Al Qaeda has not used small pox, nerve gas, or sarin in an attack on the USA yet? Because they are not as fast, painless, or sure as a car bomb….in killing the attacker.

Terrorists […]

Job hunting or administrivia?

Do it. Do it right. Do it right now. (The 3-do’s)

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 filing microfiche, I’m getting more done than you.” I couldn’t answer him. I was too amazed. […]

Even lasers have to focus

Laser light has three basic attributes: coherence, focus and intensity.

Lasers, by nature, are unfocused. A common misconception is that the light comes out of a laser in a tight beam. It does not. If you take a laser pointer apart you will see a simple lens just in front of the laser. Because of […]