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  Sometimes How You Say It Is More Important Than What You Say The sentence hanging on the wall was simple: (This is my happy place.)   Such a beautiful statement.  We see such beauty and dismiss it with a quick read, a chuckle, and then move on through our day.  What if there were […]

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  We fail not because we have chosen failure, but because we haven’t yet chosen success.   Nobody wants to fail in life and business.  Yet, so many of us end up in very bad places and struggling to survive, let alone succeed.  If we didn’t chose failure, then how is that we end up […]

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It’s better to be an idiot with a great, simple plan than a genius without one.   Make no mistake.  Having goals and a solid plan for them is essential to success.  After all, success doesn’t fall into our lap one day.  It’s a process of planning and doing that while often grueling and thankless […]

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We are told that goals are important. Year after year, we have the best of intentions to make sure this year is different from last – no repeats. Then we rinse and repeat and wonder what happened.

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Imagine turning the stress of your desk into a strategy for success   As is evident from my previous articles, it’s clear that I’m not a big fan of how we allow corporate America to entrap us in a soul-sucking job that is not designed to pay us what we’re worth, stresses us out, and […]

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The joke about the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still just a rat (I didn’t say it was a funny joke.)   I did it.  I was 37 years old.  I had given 20 years of my life to corporate America as an engineer and manager.  I did everything I was […]

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You build it and they profit. You rent it and they own it. You give your life and they live the life. Is this what you signed up for?

It’s unnatural. All of it. The corporate America experience we call the rat race is really a maze in which there is no solution and no cheese at the end.

Get up, sit in traffic, sit in our cubicle, eat something, sit in our cubicle some more, go home, complain about our day, and then do it all over again. And we dare to wonder why we’re so stressed out, underpaid, and underappreciated.

Before we get all up-in-arms about that Nigerian Prince that wants to wire us money, let’s take a look at the more deadly scheme happening much closer to home. We’re not just talking about losing our life savings, rather saving our life.

Here are the three ways corporate America is akin to a pyramid scheme and what you can do about it.

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If you’re lost in a sea of unhappiness, sometimes it’s worth reaching your hand out to anything that floats.   If you’re going to reach out into the self-help realm, here are the top 5 books you should find quickly, grab tightly, absorb over and over.  They just might save your life. Each of these books […]

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Stop castrating your chance of success in life. It’s not too late to quit these 6 things about your next self-help book. Self-help books are the darling of personal development. Imagine taking the wisdom of someone’s years of experience and expertise on a subject and condensing it to a 300-page book. It allows us to […]

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