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    The Milgram Experiment, Submission to Authority, Your Life, and Career

    By Feb 07,2023

    The world is, quite simply, a jungle. You have your strong species and your weak species. You have your strong people and your weak people. Strong people impose their will on the weak and make the weak act in ways that benefit the strong. In the animal kingdom, for example, the strong apes have access to the best mates, the most food, and the best lifestyle. The weaker apes fear them. The stronger apes are strong based on their ability to intimidate and impose their will on the weaker apes, their size, and other indicators of strength and authority. People...

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  • Job Market 4 Comments 

    Socrates and Your Job Search

    By Jan 24,2023

    Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title. In fact, I had never seen him so enthusiastic about anything. The problem with this name was that the domain name for it had been taken long ago and I seem to remember that the person who owned the domain name had no interest in selling it. Without a domain name, it did not seem like it made

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  • Goal Setting 1 Comment 

    Ferraris Crashing Into Poles and the Importance of Focus in Your Life and Career

    By Jan 21,2023

    I read another article about someone in Los Angeles crashing a Ferrari into a pole today. The car was split in half. The driver of the Ferrari was Charles Lewis, a famous mixed martial arts fighter whose car spun out of control while he was racing a Porsche. Lewis’ Ferrari was split in two after hitting a pole. Tragically, he was killed. Right in front of my house several years ago there was another famous Ferrari crash. In February of 2006, Stefan Eriksson, a Swedish entrepreneur, lost control of his $1,000,000 Ferrari Enzo sports car...

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  • Finding a Job 4 Comments 

    Socrates and Your Job Search

    By Jan 24,2023

    Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title. In fact, I had never seen him so enthusiastic about anything. The problem with this name was that the domain name for it had been taken long ago and I seem to remember that the person who owned the domain name had no interest in selling it. Without a domain name, it did not seem like it made

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  • How to Succeed 10 Comments 

    Keep It Simple Stupid: Confessions of a Bad Interviewer

    By Feb 06,2023

    When I was in college, I wrote a 500-page book that went into considerable depth evaluating the incredibly complex race relations that existed within the Detroit metropolitan area at the time. Specifically, I was interested in how African-Americans had, in many cases, avoided integrating into the larger society due to a need to strengthen their own society first. The theory I came up with was quite interesting because I noticed (in an exhaustive multi-year study) that the more religious and ethnic groups had historically come together and developed...

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Job Market 4 Comments 

Socrates and Your Job Search

By Jan 24,2023

Several years ago, we were launching a newsletter for law schools. One of our employees, who was working on the project, decided that the title of the newsletter should be, “The Signal.” He was very enthusiastic about this particular title....

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Goal Setting 1 Comment 

Ferraris Crashing Into Poles and the Importance of Focus in Your Life and Career

By Jan 21,2023

I read another article about someone in Los Angeles crashing a Ferrari into a pole today. The car was split in half. The driver of the Ferrari was Charles Lewis, a famous mixed martial arts fighter whose car spun out of control while he was racing...

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The People You Work and Associate with Can Either Make or Break You

By Jan 27,2023

When I was practicing law, there was a partner at my law firm that everyone warned me to stay away from—she was apparently quite difficult to work for. It seemed that once someone got involved in a project working for this woman their career practically...

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