Why People Fail At Their Careers

There has been much written, and said, about why and how people succeed. The contention being that, in order to succeed, you must learn, and then apply, the principles and techniques used by others who have gained success.

Why People Fail At Their Careers

But, knowing the principles and techniques used by others who have gained success doesn’t qualify a person to succeed. If it did, all of those who have read and studied the various, and many, books, booklets, plans, and programs on the subject of SUCCESS would, by virtue of their knowledge thereof, be successful.

Statistically, 98% of the people in this country never reach a level of anything more than sustained mediocrity; only 2% ever really achieve success. – WHY?

50 Inspiring Resume Designs

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I found this little gem this morning and thought it would be worth sharing. If you’re traditionally employed, creating an eye-catching resume that communicates your value in a unique way is super important when you’re trying to land a new job. Your resume gets piled in a stack with other applicants, and if you don’t do something to stand out, you may as well not submit it in the first place.

If you need some fresh ideas about how to update your resume for your next job search, check out this list of 50 really good looking examples.

When You Play It Safe

When you play it too safe, you’re taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we’re given.

With help from some surprising footage, Derek Sivers explains how to start a movement.  

The biggest lesson, if you noticed – did you catch it? — is that leadership is over-glorified. That, yes, it was the shirtless guy who was first, and he’ll get all the credit, but it was really the first follower that transformed the lone nut into a leader. So, as we’re told that we should all be leaders, that would be really ineffective.

In this video at a conference Jim Rohn shares his success story from rags to riches.  Your not here by accident so take this opportunity to hear what Jim Rohn has to say about business belief.

Fear is the Root of Your Problems

Every problem you or I have (and they are many, small and large), is rooted in fear.

Our Deepest Fear

For some, that might seem obvious: the question is how to beat the fears. For others, it’s not so self-evident: why are my financial or relationship or procrastination problems caused by fear?

Let’s tackle both questions — the Why and the How.

First the Why: think about each problem you have, and then think about why you have the problem. Or why you aren’t able to solve it.

A few examples: