career advice | a harrison barnes

career advice | a harrison barnes

The Milgram Experiment, Submission to Authority, Your Life, and Career

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The world is, quite simply, a jungle. You have your strong species and your weak species. You have your strong people and your weak people. Strong people impose their will on the weak and make the weak act in ways that benefit the strong. In the animal...

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Common Sense: How to Exercise It

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“Enthusiasm is as brittle as crystal, but common sense is durable as brass.” Blanchard Yorimoto-Tashi, one of the greatest statesmen that Japan has ever produced, presents some of his precepts in his book Common Sense: How To Exercise It. To...

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Your Success Is a Product of the Procedures You Follow

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Like many people at the time, I was pretty fascinated with the first trial of O.J. Simpson. The court days were long, droning on–and I never could watch for more than an hour or two at a time. One thing I remember quite well about the trial, however,...

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Treating Your Career Like a Small Business

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No one seems to take the time to consider that their careers are businesses. Your career is no different than any small business. You have a product (you) that you’re selling to your audience (your employer). You need to run your career exactly...

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Do and Give More Than Is Expected of You

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When I was 18 years old, I spent three months working as a garbage man in Detroit. It was one of the more interesting experiences of my life. I had taken the job out of necessity because I had the good fortune of being cut off from any spending money...

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Prank Phone Calls, Accountability and Your Career

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When I was growing up, like many kids my age, my friends and I discovered the joys of making prank phone calls.  We never did anything all that serious.  We might call a girl from our class and talk in a funny voice, for example. The most serious phone...

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Planning, Grass Seed, Saunas, and Your Career

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We are always fixing things. Always. We are always doing everything within our power to fix this or that, and we are continually trying to improve things because nothing is ever perfect for us. However, one of the biggest explanations for this is that...

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A Textbook of Theosophy

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A Textbook of Theosophy, first published in 1912 and among C.W. Leadbeater’s most famous works, describes in a lucid manner the evolution of life, mankind, the planet, and our prime purpose here. Considered one of the greatest occultists of the...

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Athens, Sparta, America and Your Job Search

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One of the greatest conflicts in the ancient world was between Athens and Sparta. In fact, the history of ancient Greece was dominated by the conflict between these two different cultures. Both cultures ended up leaving an important legacy to the world. On...

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The Path of Prosperity

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In his book, “The Path of Prosperity”, James Allen teaches you how to change your life through the way you think. This book will help you  understand how to find peace and prosperity by changing your attitudes and reactions to life’s...

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Socrates and Your Job Search

By on Jan 24,2023

In your job search you must question assumptions, find new ways of doing things, and consistently find new ways to search. You will be better off the more you seek out and adopt new job search techniques; your career is too important for you to be stuck in traditional ways of thinking. You must open your mind, and ensure that you are doing everything within your power to view your job search in a way that grants you more opportunities, not fewer.

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