Archive for November, 2010

Steering Cars

If you had to steer a car would you prefer to steer a stationary or a moving car?

I’m guessing that you would choose the moving car. The wheel would turn far easier because of the momentum and the fact the tyres were rolling assisting you to move the steering wheel.

So stuff is easier to do when there is some sort of momentum.

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100

This post is about how many times you can expect to have to attempt a thing before achieving success. And the magic number is 100.

Take my friend who had a manuscript for a book and was trying to find a publisher. 99 said no and number 100 said yes. He has published over 30 books since and produced 2 movies.

JK Rowling had her book ‘Harry Potter’ rejected 100 times.

I had to make 100 calls before I landed a lucrative training deal with a government department.

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Volunteer to Get Experience

If you have some qualifications but lack experience then consider volunteering.

You get to do something worthwhile. You get experience on your resume and a reference. Here are some tips to get the most out of volunteering:

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Learn More to Earn More

Most people want a pay rise.

One recurring theme we see in the media is employees demanding more pay. The question we need to ask ourselves of course is what have we done to deserve the pay rise? The following aren’t reasons for an increase in pay:

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