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Category Archives: Career

Getting Hired – 2 Things Harvard Won’t Teach You

You’re overqualified.  You’re not a good fit for this company or position.  We don’t have anything available right now.  Thanks for coming in, but we’ve decided on someone else. Ever heard this? We all have.  Everyone gets rejected when applying for jobs, regardless of capabilities or talent.  Einstein would get rejected from Einstein’s Coffee.  Mark […]

Getting Over Yourself

There I was, sitting in a luxurious boardroom in Ludwigsburg, Germany.  I was surrounded by C-Level executives and senior management.  I was the only one who didn’t speak German, I was half the average age of the fellow attendees, and they were all there to meet me.  I had hit their global radar as a […]

10% Tip

“In 35 years of doing this sh%t, I’ve seen things that neither Science, nor Medicine, nor Jesus F*’n Christ could explain.  Sh*t that will make your head spin.  Absolute ‘No win’ scenarios that people walk away from.  Impossible odds, and they survive.  And here’s the deal folks, the one thing you need to know about […]