legal profession

legal profession

The Greater Your Purpose, the Greater the Obstacles You Will Face

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

Several years ago, I had a girlfriend who had an older sister who was nothing short of incredible. She was a world-class swimmer and had set countless records in the state. She had times in swimming that would easily have qualified her for the Olympics,...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 14 Comments  

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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

One of the most inspiring people in American history is Benjamin Franklin.  Something that very few people realize is that Franklin also wrote what is arguably one of the best self-improvement books ever written, The Biography of Benjamin Franklin....

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Self Improvement Books 4 Comments  

Do Not Be Influenced by Others’ Negative Opinions of You

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

I have kept a journal for years. Today I opened the journal and found a quote that I had written down on July 4, 2002. I had written this quote down because at the time I had just gotten out of a relationship in which the person I was with had decided...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Goal Setting 8 Comments  

Seven Reasons People Never Have the Successful Careers They Are Capable of

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

A lawyer told me last night that most of the other attorneys she knows are looking to do something other than practice law. Lawyers are one of the most fascinating breeds of people I know. The ones who go to the top law schools and start in jobs with...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, How to Succeed 7 Comments  

You Are Just Fine the Way You Are

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

I was sitting in a sales seminar several months ago and a well known sales trainer got up and started speaking to the audience. He is considered by many to be one of the best salespeople in America, and I was hanging on his every word. The man was describing...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 7 Comments  

Pay Attention to the Details

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (11 votes, average: 3.55 out of 5)
Loading...

One of the most important things you can do in your career, business, and life is pay attention to details. With very few exceptions, the most successful people I have met always have an extraordinary ability to pay attention to even the smallest details....

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 1 Comment  

My Trip to the Playboy Mansion: The Importance of Challenging Convention

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (4 votes, average: 3.25 out of 5)
Loading...

A couple of years ago, I received a telephone call from a friend of mine who is a pretty well known business motivational speaker, that he had gotten some tickets to a party at the Playboy Mansion. I figured that there was no way in hell my wife would...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 9 Comments  

Picking Up Suicide Victims in a Shanghai River

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)
Loading...

I watched a chilling story on CNN yesterday about a man who has started a business driving his small motorboat up and down a river outside of Shanghai, finding and picking up suicide victims. He fishes the bodies out of the water (in various states of...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Getting Ahead, How to Succeed 5 Comments  

How to Be a Good Manager

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

Among the many interrelated problems that can occur in an economy are people having not enough work, not enough holidays, not enough benefits, and of course, not enough pay. As disruptive and problematic as these issues may become to people, hands down,...

continue reading >>

Filed under Advancement, Featured 7 Comments  

Resist the Temptation to Cut Corners in Your Career

1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (2 votes, average: 2.50 out of 5)
Loading...

All over Las Vegas and Los Angeles are these billboards that say “Get The Lap Band!” These lap bands are surgical procedures wherein they cut a person open and tie a band around an area of the stomach in order to constrict its size. The idea...

continue reading >>

Filed under Featured, Life Lessons 9 Comments  

  showing 1-10 of 170   NEXT »

Job Market

You Need to Be Able to Close

By on Mar 28,2024

In this article Harrison explains why the ability to close a sale is the most important skill in selling. Many people may get consumers interested in their products and lead them to the edge of making the sale, but it is the final push where the customer makes the actual purchasing decision which is the most important. Similarly it is good to be able to secure an interview, but what actually counts is the ability to push the employer to make the final hiring decision. There are a million possible closing techniques ranging from using the power of money and the power of issuing a deadline to identifying with a particular cause that could be important to the employer. All you need to do is tap into your instinctual ability and push employers that extra bit to ensure you get the job.

continue reading

recent posts

Want Powerful Career Advice?

Get my free newsletter and strategies that make people successful



Subscribe!