How to Succeed

How to Succeed

Picking Up Suicide Victims in a Shanghai River

View Count: 887

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...

I watched a chilling story on CNN yesterday about a man who has started a business driving his small motorboat up and down a river outside of Shanghai, finding and picking up suicide victims. He fishes the bodies out of the water (in various states of...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 5 Comments  

The Importance of Discipline

View Count: 4292

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...

One of the most popular misconceptions in the world is that those who end up being the most successful somehow achieve this success through shortcuts, not through working hard. Each time someone is able to achieve incredible success without a lot of...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Goal Setting, How to Succeed, Life Lessons 7 Comments  

Trust Your Intuition in Your Career and Life

View Count: 2987

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 3.33 out of 5)
Loading...

When I was around 11 years old, a couple of friends of mine, Charlie and Dave, had found a use for an amazing garden of sculptured bushes that was behind Charlie’s house. I had never understood or appreciated how exciting a garden could really be. Charlie’s...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 4 Comments  

Do Not Allow the Past to Limit Your Opportunities Today

View Count: 3116

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5)
Loading...

My one-year old daughter calls a coffee cup “hot” and avoids coffee cups lest she get burned. Until she learns that the coffee cup can also contain coffee, milk, and other foods that will not harm her, she is likely to avoid coffee cups for...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons, Staying Positive 6 Comments  

Do Not Be Vengeful: Let Hurt and Anger Go Through You

View Count: 6755

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

He who conquers the mind, conquers the world.    -Guru Nanak Dev In today’s economy, a lot of people are losing their jobs.  People are being fired and let go from companies at an alarming rate.  There is a huge sense of betrayal people feel...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons, Staying Positive 12 Comments  

Believe in the Possibilities

View Count: 0

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Most people in the job market need something else even more than they need a job. The same is generally true for people that are unhappy with their career paths. Contrary to what many of these people may believe, what they need in order to cure their...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 7 Comments  

Learn to Confront Silence

View Count: 801

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 2.00 out of 5)
Loading...

A persistent fight that many couples have is that one may like to get out and do all sorts of things (meet people, dine out, and so forth) and the other may enjoy just sitting at home doing nothing. I read an interesting article some time ago about the...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 1 Comment  

Career Tests

View Count: 6372

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

You need to discover your core skill set or those most compelling gifts you have that make you stand out. Being able to identify your gifts will help you transform your life and your career. I have put together a series of free career tests you can use...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 2 Comments  

Nicholas Cage and Personal Leadership

View Count: 1169

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Yesterday I saw the most interesting story about Nicholas Cage. Apparently, he just had a pyramid commissioned and delivered to a Louisiana cemetery for his body to be placed in when he dies. The story also talked about how Cage had recently dyed his...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons 18 Comments  

The Most Important Person You Communicate with Is Yourself

View Count: 4089

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 3.67 out of 5)
Loading...

“The mind can make a heaven out of hell or a hell out of heaven” -John Milton Several years ago, I was home after graduating from college and I met a guy who was friends with my girlfriend’s brother. He had graduated from Yale University...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed, Life Lessons 5 Comments  

  showing 1-10 of 128   NEXT »

Job Market

The Dangers of Getting Jobs Through Friends

By on Mar 02,2024

Despite the obvious advantages, getting jobs through a friend or relative may ultimately harm you. When you do so, you risk lowering your colleagues’ opinions of you, who may see your connections as evidence that you lack the skills to get your position on your own merits. Nonetheless, there are situations in which it is acceptable to take advantage of such connections, but you must be on your guard; make sure that the job you get is a good fit, and one in which you would perform well regardless of your connections.

continue reading

recent posts

Want Powerful Career Advice?

Get my free newsletter and strategies that make people successful



Subscribe!