Career & Work Category Archive

Arbeit Macht Frei

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

The harder I work, the luckier I get. – Samuel Goldwyn Arbeit Macht Frei is a slogan on a sign above the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland (among other concentration camps used by the Nazis). It roughly translates as, “Work sets you free.” What the Nazis expressed with cruel irony, I say seriously. […]

How to Defeat Kolrami

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

One of the most potent lessons I’ve ever learned (and would love to impart to you) is just how powerful a seemingly simple perspective shift can be. Dr. Wayne Dyer says, “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” I hope you realize just how profound that statement […]

Free Life on Purpose Videos

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

As a follow up to my Living Your Life Purpose post, I wanted to share that Dr. Brad Swift also has a series of 3 short videos that will introduce you to his Life on Purpose process. These videos are free to watch and don’t require signing up for anything. Watch the videos here: A […]

Living Your Life Purpose

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

You may recall that a few months ago I did a survey to see what kinds of products people would be interested in seeing me create. Among other insights this provided, it helped me see what the most requested topics are. Where do people need the most help? One of the top requests in that […]

Waking Up

Friday, May 20th, 2011

What does it mean to wake up and become more conscious? Let me share some perspectives that should make it easier to understand the process of waking up. The Cellular Perspective From the cellular perspective, you can see yourself as an individual person interacting with other individuals. You’re like a single cell in the larger body […]

10 Tips for a Better Cover Letter

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Recently I’ve been reading through dozens of letters from people who are interested in working together, and I want to share some insights regarding what makes for an effective cover letter and what doesn’t. If you consider these tips from the employer’s perspective, I think you’ll agree that most of them can be considered common […]

Help Wanted (the Serious Version)

Monday, April 11th, 2011

My April 1st Help Wanted post generated a wide range of reactions. As many people figured out, the post was indeed an April Fools joke. I thought up this idea 3 weeks prior when I decided I should finally do an Aprils Fools post. This idea seemed like the perfect combination of various things I’d written […]

Help Wanted

Friday, April 1st, 2011

I mentioned previously that I wanted to stop working as a solopreneur and build some staff this year. Well, the time has finally arrived. I’m ready to start recruiting some staff, so if the idea of working with me sounds interesting, please read on. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, then you’d […]

Being a Savage

Monday, March 7th, 2011

If I were to create a resume/CV for myself, it would start out something like this: 1989 – arrested for misdemeanor petty theft 1990 – arrested for misdemeanor petty theft (2x) 1991 – arrested for felony grand theft 1989-91 – UC Berkeley, expelled 1992  - retail sales associate, $6/hour, fired … I tried to plug […]

Hacking Reality: Subjective Objectivity

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

As my 30-day subjective reality experiment concluded last month, I shifted to a different mode of living. I finally got used to seeing the world through a dream lens. It was seriously challenging to hold that perspective at first, but after a few weeks, my subconscious took over, and I no longer had to consciously […]