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What’s the secret to career success?

What’s the secret to career success? Over the years I’ve hired a lot of people. Whenever I interview someone for a job, I always ask them why they’re applying. Most people reply: “Because I’m looking for a better opportunity.” What…

Why do so many businesses fail?

Why do so many businesses fail? A few years ago, Harvard Business School invited me to attend a lecture by Professor J. Bruce Harreld. Dr. Harreld had studied companies all around the world, in all sectors and all sizes. And,…

How can opportunities be free?

How can opportunities be free? Some people ask me: how can opportunities possibly be free? Nothing is free in this world. Well, that’s just not true. Opportunities ARE indeed free. Even the really good ones. For example, how much did…

Don’t Wait for Opportunity to Knock!

Don’t Wait for Opportunity to Knock! Opportunities are all around you. You must look for them, and you have to recognize them. What you can’t do is WAIT for them. Too many people do that—and they get nothing. Why do…