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Filed Under:Career & Jobs / Career Advice
Posts on Regator:88
This blog is retired.
Archived Since:June 7, 2008

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The First Three Steps to Getting Things Done

Here’s an article about getting things done in a rapidly changing environment: The First Three Steps to Getting Things Done

Your Life is a Movie- Keep it Simple

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Mark Twain Sometimes life is complex. There’s war over conflicting issues. There’s a million things to do and not enough time to do it. The movies make things seem so simple. Sometimes it’s frustratingly simple, “You love her just say so and then we can cut an hour [...]

How are Mortgage Professionals Like Doctors and Why It Matters to Your Profession?

I was reading the results of a consumer report survey that said 78% of respondents said that lenders need to be reined in. This surprised me. Sure those lending professionals who were unethical should be reigned in (and many are in front page headlines) but that’s not 78%. Could it be that those few unethical [...]

You Will Only Get What You Want, If You Ask For It

You can’t always get what you want And if you try sometime you find You get what you need Rolling Stones The simple rule “you will only getwhat you want if you ask for it” is very powerful in two ways. 1) People wont know what you want unless you ask. That’s why it’s important to have a goal. What [...]

The Perfect New Year’s Resolution

I think new years resolutions are too random- why start losing weight on January 1. It’s such a random date. I suggested you start now- whenever you are reading this. Go ahead I’ll wait. But there is one item that makes sense to start with January 1st- gain control of of your finances. January 1st is [...]

How To Fight The Quality Of Life Deamons and Win

While others are wasting time making new year’s resolutions to lose weight and fail You can set a better new year’s resolution: to improve the quality of your life. Say No To Others People will always be offering you new projects (because you’re so good at your existing ones) or new social opportunities- just say no if [...]

How To Lose Your Holiday Weight Now- Before The Holidays

As the New Year rolls in people will make their new year’s resolution- lose the holiday weight. Here’s a safe, natural way to lose the holiday weight now- no pills, no machines no exercise- guaranteed. Best of all this solution is free. Don’t gain weight over the holiday season, then you don’t need to lose [...]

The Two Minute Guide To Getting Started With Productivity

1) Get your to do list out of our head The mind is for generating ideas, not storing them. Don’t keep your to do list in your head- you risk forgetting something. Plus with your mind freed from your to do list it can work on generating better ideas. 2) If It Takes Two Minutes Or Less [...]

Can Someone Create Automatic Wealth Without Creating A Success Making Machine

As I went scanned though my huge daily reading list I saw a title that obviously intrigued me. I eagerly read  How to Change Your Work Habits and Become a Success Machine by Michael Masterson, who has written Automatic Wealth. I enjoyed the story about how he turned into a straight A student and it was motivating [...]

Thank You

I don’t say thank you enough. I suspect most others don’t either. It’s important to show gratitude- it costs nothing but can strengthen relationships. So thank you readers for being loyal and spreading the word about this site. Specifically thank you Martin for your feedback and championing the site. Thank you to my editor, my wife, Cindy. Happy Thanksgiving.

The Right Way To Take A Vacation- Five Ways to Balance

We all look forward to vacation. It’s a time to relax and enjoy ourselves. There’s just one problem- we spend the week before packing, making arrangements and making sure work is taken care of. Then we spend the week after vacation unpacking and catching up. So we basically sandwiched our relaxing vacation between two hyper, [...]

How to Celebrate Old Age and Maintain a Healthy Diet

This is a guest post by Winston Cole. Soon we will celebrate another new year. Let us be honest but positive, we are not getting younger. While we all wish we could maintain the healthy bodies of our youth, as time goes on our metabolisms start to slow and our weight starts to increase. We stop [...]

Balance: Start Running Your Life

About a year ago I started running, but I don’t always enjoy it. So lately on Sunday morning I’m inviting my son if he wasn’t to come along. He’s 8 so he can’t quite keep up (one day soon I’ll have trouble keeping up with him) but it’s about having fun together. Here’s what we’ve [...]

Vote for Success

It’s election day. There’s been so much negative talk and misinformation about both campaigns that it’s depressing. The Solution on Who To Vote For It would be great if there was a web site that listed the candidates in a grid and compared their positions objectively (in numbers or yes/no answers as much as possible) so you [...]

Control your destiny

Ordinarily I don’t get into topics between the arms (heart) and stick to topics between the ears (brain). Lets face it, it’s easier (at least for me) to deal with something logical. If A then B- is simple. You can see results. But this time I want try and use the brain to control the [...]

How A Dad’s Love Teaches His Son To Read

The other night I came home late so I wasn’t around to tuck my kids in. When I did get home I went to check on them- but I wanted them to know I did (because they ask sometimes). So I left a note. My 5 year old is learning how to read so I left [...]

Success Through The Ages

Here’s an email forward I recently got: At age 4 success is...not peeing in your pants. At age 12 success is...having friends. At age 17 success is...Having a driver’s license. At age 35 success is...having money. At age 50 success is...having money. At age 70 success [...]

People Remember Moments

Doesn’t is seem like a fact that although you’re good all the time, the one time you make a mistake people remember that. It’s true. Memories are short, people take what they can remember. Sports have many such examples: Think of Billy Buckner. A good career went bad with one ball that went through [...]

How To Live To 100

I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying. Woody Allen There’s a Jewish blessing “May you live to 120″. For a while I repeated it as part of my birthday wishes to people. But then one day I realized it was limiting- so now I say “May you [...]

How and When To Criticize Correctly

It’s easy to give criticism. Watch a baseball game and you can even criticize a superstar star who hits two home runs because he struck out his other two times up. Look over a colleague’s shoulder for a day and you can tell him how to be better. Watch your kids closely and you’ll find [...]

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