Life Lessons

Life Lessons

The Focus of the Group You Are in Determines the Kind of Person You Become

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When I was around 7 years old, an international touring group of forty or so young singers and dancers called “Up with People” came to my Detroit elementary school. The group put on a spellbinding show that mesmerized me. I went to a relatively...

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The Importance of Sharing

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The most happy and successful people in the world are masters of sharing. The most unhappy and consistently challenged people, both emotionally and financially, are poor at sharing. When you find people who are alone and miserable, in most cases they...

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The Importance of Disconnecting from Your Work

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Some of the happiest, most well-adjusted, and most effective people I know are also people who have a profound ability to disconnect from their work. They can disconnect rapidly and put themselves in another state of mind that does not involve work. Some...

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Seek Out and Work with People Who Share Your Beliefs

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A few years ago on a chilly December evening, my wife and I were having a late dinner one night at a restaurant in Malibu. The main restaurant had closed so we were seated near the bar. A man walked in through the front door, who looked like he was on...

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Your Brain and Your Career

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In our job searches and careers, there are a variety of forces that can hold us back. However, in almost every single case, the thing that can hold us back more than anything is ourselves and our own minds. In fact, your brain and what it’s doing–how...

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Why You Must Change and How to Overcome Resistance to Change

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Two of the largest impediments to our living better lives, having better careers, and being everything we are capable of being are (1) not changing, and (2) not taking the action necessary to get us to a new place. The more consistent action you take,...

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Change Your Beliefs, Change Your Life

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What you believe about yourself, your abilities, and what you’re capable of will predict how successfully you live your life.  If you believe you’re capable of great things, this will dictate your life course.  Conversely, if you don’t believe...

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The Greater Your Purpose, the Greater the Obstacles You Will Face

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Several years ago, I had a girlfriend who had an older sister who was nothing short of incredible. She was a world-class swimmer and had set countless records in the state. She had times in swimming that would easily have qualified her for the Olympics,...

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The Segway Scooter

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A few months ago I was temporarily staying in Pasadena, California, about an hour from home, where I’d been dropped off without a car.  I didn’t know how I’d manage.  My hotel was just a 20-minute walk from the office, but living in Southern...

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You Are Just Fine the Way You Are

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I was sitting in a sales seminar several months ago and a well known sales trainer got up and started speaking to the audience. He is considered by many to be one of the best salespeople in America, and I was hanging on his every word. The man was describing...

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The Importance of Fitting In

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The ability to fit into your work environment is among the most important parts of obtaining and retaining a job, even more so than your skill level. Fitting in means nothing more than being comfortable in one’s work environment, and making others similarly comfortable. Employers want to hire people who will embrace their approach to business and the world on physical and moral levels, so you must strive to fit in with their worldview.

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