Advancement

Advancement

Relationships, Inefficiency, and Your Career

View Count: 2757

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

One of the greatest obstacles for efficient businesses is the influence of relationships. In fact, relationships are sometimes so strong that they can ultimately end up crippling a business. Conversely, some of the greatest powers you personally have...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 3 Comments  

Do What You Want to Do, Not What You Think You Should Do

View Count: 3043

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

I know two men who worked in New York City, each of whom made millions of dollars and immediately quit their jobs, taking up completely different careers as gas station owners in New Jersey. I learned about one of these men when I was in college, and...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 2 Comments  

The Secret Career Tactic of “Lock In”

View Count: 1473

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 2.00 out of 5)
Loading...

In my experience, some of the smartest and most dangerous people in the world are insurance salesmen, copier salespeople, and auto salespeople. They have a secret called “the lock in” that you can use to seriously enhance your career. Insurance Salespeople...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured Leave a Comment  

You Need to Stop Competing and Seeing Differences Between You and Others

View Count: 3812

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

If you are looking for a job, trying to improve in your current job, or simply wish to experience a better life, there’s one thing you need to do: You need to be friends with everyone you meet in business, and stop competing and seeing differences....

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 1 Comment  

Don’t Be Dead Weight-Contribute More Than You Take

View Count: 3535

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

One of the most important things you can do for any employer is produce value far in excess of what you receive as compensation. When you look at a highly compensated salesperson, for example, the chances are very good that he or she is producing a lot...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 3 Comments  

Why the Best Executives Are So Highly Paid

View Count: 3999

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
Loading...

The higher I have risen in my career, the more criticism and the more obstacles I have faced. In today’s world, if you lay off an employee, fire someone, or make any other decision that potentially upsets people, you face incredible scrutiny. Former...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 15 Comments  

Why You Should Never Miss a Company Holiday Party or Invitation to Your Boss’s Home

View Count: 5746

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

A few years ago, I spoke with a man (now retired) who had worked in a large corporation for forty years and in his last twenty years, he basically did nothing. He was paid very well and was more or less forgotten—doing very little of anything. He would...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 4 Comments  

Working on Sundays and Concentrating on Your Work

View Count: 3178

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

There is a secret to success, common among most successful people out there that I have seen time and time again: Working on Sundays. When I was practicing law, the best attorneys were always in on Sundays. When I was a student in college and law school,...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 6 Comments  

Over Deliver Because It Is Not about You

View Count: 2787

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
Loading...

Several years ago, I was in the midst of opening up various legal recruiting offices around the United States. In my sheer enthusiasm for the business, I would bring new recruiters from around the country to Los Angeles and have them live with me for...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 2 Comments  

Everything Is Negotiable

View Count: 4408

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

Life is Negotiable Something very few people truly realize is literally everything is negotiable, and it’s important to think of your career as a chance to negotiate the best possible deal and circumstances you can for yourself. Your career, your...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 7 Comments  

« PREVIOUS   showing 11-20 of 47   NEXT »

Career Advice

Job Market

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

By on Oct 19,2019

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.

continue reading

recent posts

Want Powerful Career Advice?

Get my free newsletter and strategies that make people successful



Subscribe!