The Role of Jobs in Today’s World

The Role of Jobs in Today’s World

Your Job Is a Game-Make Your Opponents External

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After being in the workforce for many years, I’ve come to realize that all of our jobs are, quite simply, games. In every job you have ever had, you are part of a game. Your ability to play the game and be part of the team will determine your success...

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Give People What They Want

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Lately I have been hearing more and more people say that there are no jobs. I hear this so much it is beginning to make me a bit angry. There may not be the same number of jobs that there were two years ago; however, there are still jobs. There are actually...

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The Power of Gratitude in Your Job Search

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Many people who order their lives rightly in all other ways are kept in poverty by their lack of gratitude. –Wallace Wattles After years of counseling attorneys in their searches for new employment, I’ve realized most attorneys do not appreciate...

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Choose Your Frames of Reference Wisely

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I spent the summer following my first year of law school working at the Department of Justice (the “DOJ”) in Washington, DC. The entire summer and the events leading up to it resulted in one of the strangest experiences I have ever had. After...

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Expose Yourself to Pain in Your Job Search

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When I was growing up, I did not have any friends whose parents were attorneys. In fact, I did not really know any attorneys until I got to college. A girlfriend of mine at that time had a friend whose stepfather was an attorney. I met him during my senior...

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You Need to Offer Hope

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When I was about 12 years old my stepfather was dying of cancer. The cancer had spread so far in his body there was nothing the doctors could really do anymore. They had already completed several operations, which had removed a lot of the cancer, but...

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What Makes You Unique?

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One Sunday afternoon when I was in college, my girlfriend’s roommate ran into the library, frantic. She was disheveled and seemed very alarmed. “They’ve taken her to the hospital in an ambulance!!!” she screamed. I dropped everything...

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Mentors, Attachment Disorders, and Your Career

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When I was 15 years old, I spent a year living with my family in Bangkok, Thailand. We lived in a small apartment tower with about twelve other families. One day, I went down to the lobby of the apartment before going to school and there was a small puppy...

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Why Aren’t There More American Day Laborers, Doctors, Engineers and Textile Workers?

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From the time I was young, I watched people ignore the most basic law of economics. This basic law is all around us and it controls a great deal of what happens in the world. It controls who you are friends with, who you are married to, where you live,...

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Flow, Your Ego and Your Career

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Aristotle believed that more than anything, we seek to be happy. There are some individuals who do their work and continually find happiness in this work. Work for them takes on a meaning that transcends what most of us experience. These people feel...

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Why Aren’t There More American Day Laborers, Doctors, Engineers and Textile Workers?

By on Aug 14,2020

In this article Harrison explains the economic rule which says - your rewards will be in direct proportion to the value you provide. In your career if you are not providing enough value, the rule will catch up with you sooner or later. In contrast, if you are providing more value than you receive you will probably have a very good career. Companies that provide more value than they receive for their products generally end up flourishing. Companies that provide very little value generally end up going out of business. The law of economics that is always operating in the background is that you always need to give more than you take and be prepared to give.

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