Take off the Gloves

There is good news and bad news in our economy today. First, the bad news: We are immersed in the worst economic situation of our lifetimes. As a nation, we have been on a spending binge for decades, spending money that we have not earned on things that we could not afford, and on terms that we could not pay for, to impress people that we don’t care about that much in any case. … Read more

How to Get What You Want by Helping Others Get What They Want, Part 4 of 4

Continued from last time… The second law is the Law of Over Compensation. The law says that, anyone can be reasonably successful by putting in and then getting out. But this is not enough for you. You want to enjoy extraordinary levels of success and this requires over compensation. This requires that you put in far, far more than the average person puts in. This requires that you always do more than you are paid for. The Law of Over Compensation says that your job is to always look for ways to “go the extra mile.” Remember, there are never any traffic jams on the extra mile. The retiring president of the American Chamber of Commerce once said, “Your success… Read more

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