4 Steps to a Resilient, Success-Driven Mentality

Failing fast sounds simple enough, and it’s become a common mantra in the entrepreneurial space. This mentality affects more than just entrepreneurs, though. Many people preach the power of failure—swift, forward or otherwise—as the key to future success. It’s become a rite of passage these days, where you must flounder in order to prove yourself. …

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4 Simple Steps To Getting Anything You Want

Recently I was invited to speak to an audience of University students on Going Above and Beyond. In the course of preparing for the talk, I had to go back to basics. Sometimes, the most profound things in life are the simple things. So, I shared my experience of being the first kid in my …

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Do These 30 Things If You Want to Be Unstoppable |Benjamin P. Hardy (6/6)

26. Set goals that far exceed your current capabilities. “You need to aim beyond what you are capable of. You need to develop a complete disregard for where your abilities end. If you think you’re unable to work for the best company in its sphere, make that your aim. If you think you’re unable to …

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Do These 30 Things If You Want to Be Unstoppable |Benjamin P. Hardy (5/6)

21. Choose simplicity over complication. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” — Albert Einstein It’s easy to be complicated. Most of the research and jargon in academia and business is over-complicated. Cutting to the core and hitting the truth is hard, because it’s simple. As Leonardo da Vinci has said, “Simplicity is …

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An Essential Success Factor You Must Possess

Written by Strive Masiyiwa: What is the most important skill you need? If you want to be successful, you’ll need many specialised business skills, but probably the most important one will surprise you: it's the capacity to READ! Yes, READ! You must develop the capacity to read, and to read FAST, and by this I …

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How Do I Find a Job?

My heart always goes out to those who are jobless and actively making efforts to be employed. I feel their pain as someone who has been there before. I always get asked this question "how can I find a job?" I have earlier responded to this in another forum, so I am basically "copying and …

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This is Why Recruiters aren’t Reading Your Resume

Have you ever applied to dozens of jobs online, only to hear nothing back, not even a whisper of interest? You’re not alone. Job seekers often compare applying to jobs online to throwing their resume into a black hole. Turns out it’s not too far from the truth. Only about 2% of candidates who apply …

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How to Get Noticed by Headhunters

When it comes to networking with headhunters, a lot of candidates wonder what it takes to get noticed. As a senior-level professional, you know that there are plenty of ways for headhunters to come across your resume. So, how do you make sure that you stand out when looking for an executive position? Consider the following tips to …

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How to Talk to a Recruiter

Courtesy of Glassdoor Team About a third of jobs are filled through recruiters, retained or contingent.  So when a recruiter calls, it’s important to know how to respond in the best way as recruiters are usually working on more than one job at a time. They are building a database for the future, and if you …

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4 Psychological Reasons You Aren’t Attracting Success Into Your Life

By Nathan Chai via Success.com Five years ago, I was lounging on a hammock when my friend handed me a copy of Rhonda Byrne’s best-selling personal development book, The Secret. As I delved into the book, I became frustrated—“How could anyone believe this nonsense?” I asked my friend. She told me millions of people (including herself) …

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