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Category Archives: Personal Development

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 […]

10 Ways to Have a Better Day

Look for Beauty An attractive smile.  An elderly couple holding hands.  The sunrise.  Look for beauty, and you’ll eventually see it everywhere, in everything.  Just don’t start abusing adjectives with airy-fairy tweets and status updates. Forget Road Rage If you take an analytical look at your driving, chances are you’ll commit the same rage inducing […]

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 […]

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