Staying Positive

Staying Positive

The Importance of Your Sense of Self

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Once, when I was around 17 years old, I was sitting in a car with a friend of mine, waiting for another group of kids. My friend was very wealthy and by this age had already inherited several million dollars–and he was very arrogant about this....

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

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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...

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See Your Job and the World from the Bright Side and Not the Dark Side

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For about as long as I can remember, I’ve been taking one course or another about different subjects every several months. I take courses in just about every topic you can imagine and love taking these courses. Typically, the courses I take are...

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Yoga Blue

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The Tight Spot Several years ago, I was running a company I thought would soon have thousands of employees.  Things were going exceptionally well and I was enjoying myself and my job in all respects.  Anticipating continued expansion, I started purchasing...

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Depression, Health, Boredom, Interesting People, and Self-Esteem

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I remember my first encounters with the self-improvement industry when I was younger. In many areas of the United States, people look at self-improvement as something that is absolutely crazy. That is how the people around me viewed it when I was growing...

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Do Not Create Too Many Rules

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One of the biggest mistakes people make when they are looking for a job, working in a job, and in life is this: They have too many rules. They have rules about the jobs they can apply for. They have rules about how they apply for jobs. They have rules...

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Emotions and Our Careers

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Around 4:00 p.m. each day in New York, there is a shift change among cabs. During the shift change, the cab drivers have to return the cabs to dispatch and give them to another driver. Between 3:30 and 4:00 p.m. yesterday, I stood in front of a big office...

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Stolen License Plate Tags, Unlawful Arrests, Hookers, Drug Dealers, and Looking for the Positive

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During my summers in college, I rented an apartment in a really bad neighborhood of Detroit. When I say it was a bad neighborhood, I am not exaggerating. Right in front of my window, hookers literally walked back and forth on Jefferson Avenue. It was...

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Carpenters, Fancy French Restaurants, Backstage, and Your Career

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One of my favorite stories is about a man who has a creak in his house. For years he has tried one way or another to fix the creak, but every single time he walks through the old house it still makes that annoying squeaky sound. No one has ever been able...

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Being Able to Start from Scratch Is a Gift

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One of the hardest things for any of us to do is to relearn something and become infinitely better at it the next time around. Few of us ever allow ourselves to do this because we are in a comfort zone, which often does not allow us to move, improve,...

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Job Market

How to Choose a Recruiter Based on Recruiting Style

By on May 11,2022

Recruiters use a variety of approaches, each of which has its merits; the best recruiters, however, use a combination of established methods. You need to work with a recruiter who understands these various methods, and supports your job search on multiple fronts. Exceptional recruiters are even more valuable in a bad job market, as their approach or combination of approaches will make the difference in whether or not you find employment.

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