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 to [...]
Not many people are willing to give failure a second try. They fail once and it is all over. The bitter pill of failure is often more than most people can handle. If you are willing to accept failure and learn from it, if you are willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise [...]
Google put first things first. They figured out how to rank pages by connectedness. They put the page that will be the most useful to you at the top of your list. That saved so much time that people abandoned the other search engines.
Connectedness is a simple idea on the web. It is how often [...]
Google is one of the most outrageously priced stocks in the market today. They give away services that competitors charge an arm and a leg for, and they make a profit. Google is the best company in the world that is in the attention business. If you are looking for a job or a promotion, [...]
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. (Jane Howard)
I plug in a string of Christmas tree lights and they shine. The next set of lights plugs into that string, and they shine. String by string I [...]
An actor asks himself, “What is my motivation?” The rest of us laugh at him. He’s trying to figure out which way to face on a stage.
Ice cream used to motivate me. I’d walk on hot coals to get it. I still like ice cream, but it won’t get me to detour 100 yards to [...]
I couldn’t force myself to do this job. You do the same thing for hours on end, sitting on a bar stool or standing. You insert a small disk, pull a lever, and then do a quality check. It sounds horrible to me.
How do they get people to do it?
The way they get people to [...]
Even Leonardo da Vinci needed to look for a job.
Here’s the resume and story of one part of his job search.
Here is a job hunting secret for the holidays. You can use holidays and vacations to give yourself a serious job boost. All you have to do is follow the advice in this video I made on cyber monday.
Don’t listen to the folks who tell you about growing bamboo. It is a TERRIBLE way to look for a job. Here is what you should do. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YovuWdXTAxM