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Are You More Interested in the Intangible or the Tangible?

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Several years ago, I started a business called Law Firm Staff, which is a staffing business for attorneys, paralegals, and so forth. Because it was a relatively new business and I had hired a manager, I felt that it was extremely important that the business...

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Make Sure Your Life and Dreams Are Your Own

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When I was around 10 years old, my mother had a college friend, who brought over her son (who was my age) and he thought it would be amusing to take some of my mother’s lipstick and put it on.  Then he started putting some sort of mascara (or something...

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The Importance of Sharing

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The most happy and successful people in the world are masters of sharing. The most unhappy and consistently challenged people, both emotionally and financially, are poor at sharing. When you find people who are alone and miserable, in most cases they...

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Release the Lack That You Feel, and Reach Your Full Potential

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Several years ago, I was working and living in a small, inexpensive city. At the time, I was renting a huge two-bedroom apartment that cost around $700 a month. I went out to dinner a few times a week, had lots of cable television channels, and drove...

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Set the Rules for Your Life

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Several years ago, I was on the island of Kauai in a very small, out-of-the-way restaurant with my wife.  We had driven to one of the more remote areas of the island far away from the resort where we were staying. Seated at a table not too far from...

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Character-Building Thought Power

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In his book, Character-Building Thought Power, Ralph Waldo Trine draws a clear distinction between good and bad habits. In the process he raises questions as to whether we have control over habit forming and character building, or is it just a matter...

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Create a Sense of Urgency

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When I first started selling asphalt repair services door-to-door, I heard one response an awful lot: “Let me think about it!” In fact, I heard this so often it became tiresome after a while. I could speak with 100 people in an evening and...

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Change Your Reactions

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When you see a fight occurring between any two people (or groups of people), it is always the case that one side believes it is right about something and that the other side is therefore wrong. It could be a disagreement over a political or territorial...

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

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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...

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The Madman

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The Lebanese American artist, poet, and writer Kahlil Gibran, in his book The Madman, presents a thought-provoking collection of short parables and poems ranging in length from a single paragraph to a few pages. With a touch of class that is unique to...

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Employers Want to Hire You

By on Mar 05,2021

Whenever you attend an interview, remember that you are there because your prospective employer has already made an investment in calling you in. and really wants to hire you. Most people enter interview with negative preconceptions about their employers’ opinions and their own prospects, and ultimately bring about their own failures. Bringing such thoughts into an interview projects negative vibes, and signals a lack of enthusiasm and confidence to your employer. Always keep a positive outlook when walking into an interview.

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