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The Power of Concentration

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I read this book some time back and I’d like to share it with you. The Power of Concentration by Theron Dumont is an incredibly interesting book and  has lots of useful information on the immense powers of concentration and exercises on concentration. —-Harrison The...

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Getting Referrals from Powerful People (We All Know Someone)

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When I was practicing law at a major Los Angeles law firm several years ago, something happened that was difficult for me to believe. The firm where I worked employed some of the top law school graduates in the United States. For example, in the year...

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Helpers and Non-Helpers

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In the book All I Want Is Everything, Marion Preminger discusses the viewpoint of her husband, a missionary doctor in Africa: “Albert Schweitzer says there are two kinds of people. There are helpers, and there are non-helpers. I thank God he allowed...

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Happiness, Desire, and the Key to Life

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One of the most fundamental things that define every human being is desire. We all desire something and we are all defined, for the most part, by that which we desire. In fact, our desires define us more than any other aspect of our lives. Our very days...

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See the Connection, Not the Differences

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There is a famous story about Charles Darwin hiking through the countryside in England with his friend: “There’s an abundance of clover here,” observed Darwin. “This district must have many widows.” The two strolled on, Darwin enjoying the country...

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Avoid the Envy of Others

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I am sure you have heard about how Sam Walton used to drive around in an old pickup truck—despite being worth billions of dollars. Warren Buffet lives in a house not worth more than $200,000 and has lived there for thirty-plus years. He also works in...

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Above Life’s Turmoil

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Above Life’s Turmoil by James Allen is an excellent book that will help you confront the truth of who you are. The message of the book is timeless and asks you to look inside of yourself and change instead of trying to change external conditions...

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The Sun Does Not Always Shine Forever

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One of the best pieces of advice I ever heard was: “The sun does not always shine forever.” I don’t remember who the person was, or even when I heard it, but the words were so powerful I will never forget them. What this meant to me was...

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Bullies and Your Career

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My first job out of law school was working for the area’s only federal district judge in a small courthouse in northern Michigan. The courthouse was in a post office building, and to get inside of the courthouse, you needed to pass through an x-ray...

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Ask Yourself Empowering Questions

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The power of the questions we ask ourselves determines the power we have in our lives. It’s estimated that approximately 60,000 thoughts cross our minds daily. It’s what we do with these thoughts that determines our level of happiness, success, and...

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Socrates and Your Job Search

By on Aug 07,2019

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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