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What All the World’s A-Seeking

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In his book What All the World’s A-Seeking, Ralph Waldo Trine explains in an extremely lucid and simple manner the laws and forces governing true life with all its glories and what makes it so very different from the poor lives that the vast majority...

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Find an Employer with Similar Values

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In 1997, I was working for a federal judge in Bay City, Michigan. It was cold and I was working in a rural area that left a lot to be desired. Even the judge I worked for got the hell out of there when he could go to another part of Michigan. While...

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Share What You Know

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Every interaction you have with another person is a chance to make a difference in that person’s life. Every piece of information you have about the world is unique to you. The more you share this information with others, the more others will share...

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The Way to Power

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L. W. Rogers’s Self-Development and the Way to Power is a marvelously inspiring book that speaks of happiness as a product of wisdom. Rogers states that a person is either a slave of nature or a master of its law. He believes that suffering is unnatural...

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Police Chases, Foreclosures and Access to Information

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About three years ago, my mother’s boyfriend Dave started calling me and threatening to come out to California from Detroit and kill me unless I made my mother sign her house over to him. My mother had moved away from Michigan to be close to my...

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Attaining Your Desires by Letting Your Subconscious Mind Work for You

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Genevieve Behrend’s Attaining Your Desires by Letting Your Subconscious Mind Work for You is a magical book that conveys to us the method of scientific right thinking and compels us to use it to think only of those things you wish to see crystallized...

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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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You Need to Be Seen as an Authority

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Several years ago I learned about the power of authority while operating an asphalt business in Michigan. When I initially started the company, it was called something like “Barnes Asphalt Service” or something along those lines. When I showed...

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Your Forces and How to Use Them

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In this book titled Your Forces and how to Use them, Christian Larson talks about the inherent energies present in each one of us and how one can achieve great things just by realizing and using this limitless energy to the maximum possible extent. The...

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Government Bailouts, Groups and Your Career

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Recently, something quite interesting has been happening in the American economy. The government has decided to get involved in running various businesses. These businesses include insurance companies, banks, and automotive companies. This is something...

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The Dangers of Getting Jobs Through Friends

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Despite the obvious advantages, getting jobs through a friend or relative may ultimately harm you. When you do so, you risk lowering your colleagues’ opinions of you, who may see your connections as evidence that you lack the skills to get your position on your own merits. Nonetheless, there are situations in which it is acceptable to take advantage of such connections, but you must be on your guard; make sure that the job you get is a good fit, and one in which you would perform well regardless of your connections.

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