Posts Tagged 'encouragement'

A most triumphant job search

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“Bill: Ted, while I agree that, in time, our band will be most triumphant, the truth is, Wyld Stallyns will never be a super band until we have Eddie Van Halen on guitar.

Ted: Yes, Bill. But, I do not believe we will get Eddie Van Halen until we have a triumphant video.

Bill: Ted, it’s pointless to have a triumphant video before we even have decent instruments.

Ted: Well, how can we have decent instruments when we don’t really even know how ...

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Are you living in the problem or in the solution?

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Over the years, I have noticed that there are two kinds of people in the world: those who live in the solution, and those who live in the problem.

Unfortunately, I often find myself sliding into the problem.

When all I can do is complain about a situation, I’m in the problem.

When I take pleasure in other people’s mistakes, I’m in the problem.

When I wallow in the gossip on Facebook, I’m in the problem.

And when everything in my career looks bleak, I ...

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A moment for gratitude

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Often times when we’re in a job search, it is easy to forget to be grateful.  After all, being stuck in your house, staring at that accusing computer screen is not a pleasant place to be.

Just for today, take one moment to be grateful for something.  It can be large – like a supportive family – or something small – like enjoying a favorite dinner at home.  Whatever it is, hold it in your mind for a moment.  Let your ...

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