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What problem do you solve?

Ziglar.com

March 27, 2017

What problem do you solve? The answer to this question will bring you joy, satisfaction, and purpose. I learned this simple concept from Rabbi Daniel Lapin: “God is never happier with His children than when they are solving the problems of His other children.” The post What problem do you solve? appeared first on Ziglar Inc. … Read More

The Stairway to the Top

Ziglar.com

March 27, 2017

Way back in 1974, Dad published the concept of the Stairway to the Top in the book, See You At The Top. What a simple concept that is even more true today. In order to get to the top you have to take the stairs! There is no “free ride” on the elevator to success. Getting to the top requires action – you have to step up the stairs – and you have to do it yourself. The post The Stairway to the Top appeared first on Ziglar Inc. … Read More

Gratitude Creates Integrity

Ziglar.com

March 27, 2017

“The more you are grateful for what you have, the more you will have to be grateful for.” – Zig Ziglar Turns out this quote is not just a nice saying! A recent podcast episode of Freakonomics Radio, Why is my life so hard?, discussed the relationship between integrity and gratitude and entitlement. The post Gratitude Creates Integrity appeared first on Ziglar Inc. … Read More

What Colleges Won't Tell You: There's much you should know before going or sending your child to college.

By Marty Nemko

martynemko.blogspot.com

March 27, 2017

Most people today believe that college is a must—if not for the learning, as the hunting license for a decent job. So they don’t look too closely at what colleges provide vs. other post-secondary options, such as apprenticeships or the military. Many respected entities have tried to warn students about college. For example, the cover story of the August 2016 issue of Consumer Reports was headlined, "I Kind of Ruined My Life by Going to College." The Great College Degree Scam, i … Read More

Career Care: Maximizing your chances of keeping your job and of getting promoted

By Marty Nemko

martynemko.blogspot.com

March 25, 2017

There are obvious ways to improve your prospects, for example, being smart, expert, and hardworking, but you already know that. My PsychologyToday.com article todaylists less obvious ways to maximize your prospects. … Read More

19 and Reclusive

By Marty Nemko

martynemko.blogspot.com

March 24, 2017

As today’s PsychologyToday.com contribution today, I offer an interview with a 19-year old who is reclusive. … Read More

“I’d Rather Not Be a Recluse”

By Marty Nemko

martynemko.blogspot.com

March 22, 2017

As today’s PsychologyToday.com contribution, I offer the latest in a series of profiles on reclusive people. … Read More

The Scarfmaker

By Marty Nemko

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March 22, 2017

As today’s PsychologyToday.com contribution, I offer the latest of my short-short stories. This is about a male retiree who thinks about taking up knitting. … Read More

Career Decisions: Three Poems By a Career Counselor

By Marty Nemko

martynemko.blogspot.com

March 21, 2017

I got positive response from my previous set of poems inspired by my having been a career and personal coach to 5,000 people. So here are three more. … Read More

Life Decisions: Two poems by a career and personal coach

By Marty Nemko

martynemko.blogspot.com

March 20, 2017

I’ve been career and personal coach to over 5,000 clients. And the longer I do it, the less sure I am that there are clear-enough answers. Of course, it could simply be that I’m an inadequate counselor.  In any event, as my PsychologyToday.com contribution today, I offer two poems I’ve written that acknowledge that lack of clarity.           … Read More

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