Life Lessons

Life Lessons

The Peter Principle and Being Ready for More Responsibility

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The most important thing you can do in your work and in your career is to do what you know. It’s fine to try new things. However, when you try new things, you need to be very careful that you remain focused on the things that you know and understand....

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Never Let an Opportunity Slip By

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Everyday opportunities are coming to you–but you  may not see them. One of the keys to success is how you take advantage of each opportunity that presents itself.  The challenge is (1) to see these opportunities and (2) make sure you take advantage...

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Use the Power of a Motivating Force and Routine to Drive You Forward

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Every time I have met someone who is extraordinarily successful, I have always taken an interest in finding out how the person became so successful. It may take me a few weeks of knowing the person, or a few months, but I am generally able to get the...

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The Danger of Driving Sharp Bargains

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Every time I have ever seen someone drive a sharp bargain, it has ended up coming back at the person in some negative way. People who get paid more than they are worth, or who receive more benefit than they provide, always run into problems and have...

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How You Handle Chaos Will Determine Your Success or Failure

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Yesterday, I received a telephone call at 9:00 am from an employee who had been working for a recruiting company of ours for less than 72 hours and was giving notice before boarding an airplane. We had brought this particular employee out to work for...

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Do Not Stop Seeing Opportunity: Step Outside Your Mind’s Comfort Zone and Begin to Dream

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Several years ago, I was sitting with someone in Carl’s Steakhouse in Detroit coaching him about his job search. The person was telling me about how he wanted to get a job and start a new career. He was in his early 50s and hadn’t had a real job...

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Ask Others What Course You Are On

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Have you ever looked back at a picture or video of yourself from five, ten or more years ago and asked yourself “What was I thinking back then?” Have you ever looked at something you did several years ago and asked yourself the same exact...

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Extraordinary Events Often Give Us the Most Important Lessons

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I believe that God and the universe have a way of letting us know that certain things we learn and are told at various times in our lives have more importance than others. I had an evening like this not too long ago. Some time ago, and after several...

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The Importance of Environment

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I have decided that I do not like exercising in the gym in our building in Las Vegas anymore. The facility itself is very nice and new, and it has excellent equipment. It is also very clean and well maintained; in fact, it is one of the nicest gyms I...

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He Who Sees True Opportunities Shall Always Prosper

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People lose their jobs. Often people are released, even from the best jobs they might have ever had. People may find themselves in a position where they cannot find a job that is as good as the one they lost. What is important, however, is what people...

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The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

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Just as a Unique Selling Position (USP) is important to sell a product, your own USP is vital for marketing yourself to potential employers. You must define your USP before even creating your resume, as it comprises the basic product that you are trying to sell in your interview. Focus your USP on a specific niche, for which there is market demand, and make it thoroughly persuasive.

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