Posts in "Motivation"

Successful People Share The Best Advice They Ever Received

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Motivation | February 27, 2013

Linkedin recently posted a number of articles where they asked influential leaders to answer the question: “What is the best advice you’ve ever received?” If you don’t have time to read all the articles, here’s a great summary Business Insider put together.  No one’s ever made it on their own, so take a few minutes […]

Culture is king..Steve Jobs vs. John Sculley

I recently read the Steve jobs biography and one of the most interesting anecdotes was about the highly publicized courting and hire of John Sculley, former Pepsi President. If you want a quick crash course, follow these links from silicon valley and Forbes.  Essentially, Steve Jobs wanted a blue chip marketing all-star from a large […]

Manage your own career

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Motivation | January 6, 2012

“Control your destiny or somebody else will.” Jack Welsh I’m often amazed at how shortsighted some candidates can be when it comes to keeping an open mind about “new opportunities”.  In this day and age it is very rare for someone to spend 20-30 years with one company.  There are the occasional candidates that spend […]

Looking for something to read? Top 25 Business Books…

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Motivation | September 1, 2011

Here’s a list of the  25 most influential business books ever written (picked by Time).  If you haven’t read Dale Carnegie’s “How to Win Friends and Influence People“, I would start with that one.  No book in the self-help category matters more than this book.  Most of these are a bit older, but all of […]