Don’t overlook the advantages of choosing a “gateway” job—working in a profession that puts you as close as possible to your dream career and the people you need to meet who can help put you there.Read More
Problems are an integral part of life. Solving them is a necessary part of living. For centuries, it’s been a cultural imperative to structure our lives in such a way that we reduce the number of problems we must handle. The fewer problems we have, the better. At least that’s the premise …Read More
Constantly dealing with negative situations can leave us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. And at the end of the day, we’re left wondering why we’re plagued with an unfair share of difficulties and setbacks. It’s enough to make the idea of practicing gratitude one of those passing thoughts that slips through the cracks …Read More
For a group of young boys, it was a frequent topic of conversation. With each boy determined to outshine the last with tales of his dad’s heroism and bravery, we listened intently to stories of gallantry and valor, all performed under the flag of patriotism. Until it was my turn …Read More
For fifty percent of the population, giving a speech produces as much fear as facing death. And yet, responding to a speaking request can boost your career, increase your standing in the community, and enhance your personal credibility and social status. In five simple steps, you can Learn how to get those butterflies to fly in formation and be remembered as the one who rose to the occasion, didn’t hesitate, and had the courage to take the lead.Read More
I haven’t been back to my old hometown in years. The last few times I was there, I felt like I was visiting a graveyard—lots of buried memories and too many headstones. So it wasn’t long before I began to feel uncomfortable and knew it was time to leave. A lot of it has to do with the recollection of things left unfinished—incomplete plans, broken dreams, and lost relationships . . .Read More
In many situations and relationships you can either be right or you can be happy—but not both. Which is more important to you? By learning how to diffuse a potential argument and turn it into a productive discussion, you can preserve – and even strengthen – your relationships with others.Read More
While pure luck can play a part in everyone’s life, there are definite actions anyone can take to improve the chances of success. There’s no hocus-pocus involved, just a few straightforward steps that can increase the number of “chance encounters” with those who may influence your thinking, help with a project, or simply refer you to a critical resource or individual …Read More
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- Is Your Job a Gateway to What You Really Want to Do?
- A 7-Step Method to Solve Life’s Major Problems
- Can’t Think of Anything to be Grateful For?
- What Did Your Father Do During the War?
- I Forgot How to Say “No”
- How to Tame Your Nerves Before Giving a Speech
- How Much Power Does the Past Have Over Your Future?
- The Fine “Art” of Argument
- It’s Not Luck . . . It’s Still Who You Know (Or Meet!)
- Zen For Skeptics (and Engineers)