The World Rewards Those Who Make the World Go Faster

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Tue, Feb 28, 2017 @ 09:03 AM

When you think about it, those who make things happen in life are both sought after and paid more richly.  Some people, by their very involvement, make ‘the world go faster.’

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Topics: Passion, career, Success

Choosing Your Best Career Path

Posted by Ben Carpenter on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 @ 09:00 AM

In light of many graduating in the Spring, we revisit a popular blog by guest author Ben Carpenter!

Some of life’s greatest pleasures come from the ability of choice. Whether we are thinking about where to live, who to love, or what to buy, we all like the ability to choose. The same can be said about choosing your career path. While there is no magic formula or treasure map to follow that will ultimately lead you to your ideal job and career, there are a few things you can do to help make the decision easier.

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Topics: Passion, career, Success

Why You Must Make Career Passion Essential

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Nov 17, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Steve Jobs said it best (I will paraphrase a bit), “People say you have to have a lot of passion for what you are doing, and it’s totally true.  The reason is because it is so hard (that) if you don’t, any rational person would give up.  It’s really hard, and you have to do it over a sustained period of time.  So if you don’t love it, you’re not having fun doing it, you are going to give up.  That’s what happens to most people.    The ones who became successful did the things they loved so they could persevere when the going gets tough.” 

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Topics: Passion, career, Success

10 Things That Require Zero Talent

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, May 12, 2016 @ 12:55 PM

I saw an interesting list come across both my LinkedIn and Facebook feed and I thought I would share it with you.  It listed powerful skills that will have huge career impact but do not require talent nor training.  Put them to use and nothing but goodness comes your way.  I don’t know who wrote this but it is worth both a quick read, then some deep contemplation.

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Topics: Passion, Success

Choosing Your Best Career Path

Posted by Ben Carpenter on Tue, Feb 23, 2016 @ 09:06 AM

 

This is a guest post courtesy of Ben Carpenter

Some of life’s greatest pleasures come from the ability of choice. Whether we are thinking about where to live, who to love, or what to buy, we all like the ability to choose. The same can be said about choosing your career path. While there is no magic formula or treasure map to follow that will ultimately lead you to your ideal job and career, there are a few things you can do to help make the decision easier.

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Topics: Passion, Job Selection, career

Why You Go to College – Is This You?

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Tue, Sep 09, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

UCLA’s CIRP (Cooperative Institutional Research Program) just released a survey on why students go to college.  About 300,000 freshmen students from approximately 300 four year colleges completed the survey prior to the start of classes.  This body of work spans over 40 years of data and expertise in the subject matter itself.

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Topics: Job Search, Alan McMillan, Dream Jobs, Financial Independence, College, Passion

Your #1 Objective As You Set Foot On Campus this Fall

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Tue, Sep 02, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

Millions of you are on campus for the fall.  Some of you are newly minted freshman and many others are making your return from summer break.  Interests, area of study, and academic environments vary.  BUT, you all share the same #1 objective.

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Topics: Dream Jobs, Job Fair, Professional Network, College Experience, Passion

Career Passion is Essential; Listen to Steve Jobs - And How To Discover Yours

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Sat, Jul 12, 2014 @ 04:15 PM

Steve Jobs said it best (I will paraphrase a bit), “People say you have to have a lot of passion for what you are doing, and it’s totally true.  The reason is because it is so hard (that) if you don’t, any rational person would give up.  It’s really hard, and you have to do it over a sustained period of time.  So if you don’t love it, you’re not having fun doing it, you are going to give up.  That’s what happens to most people.    The ones who became successful did the things they loved so they could persevere when the going gets tough.”

Steve Jobs on why passion is essential for your success

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Topics: Job Preparation, Dream Jobs, best college majors, College Experience, College, What Do You Want?, Passion