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Vitamins, Oprah, and the Importance of Taking Action Right Away

In this article Harrison discusses why it is important to take action right away. For most people it is much more fun and interesting to sit around and dream and think about how they are going to... By Harrison Barnes
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Avoid Sophisticated and Saturated Markets

One of the biggest mistakes people make in their job searches is going after jobs in sophisticated markets. A sophisticated and saturated market is one that’s populated by a lot of people like... By Harrison Barnes
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Change Your Perception of the World and You Will Change Your Life

   [LSD] is “one of the two or three most important things I’ve done in my life” – Steve Jobs Steve Jobs once faulted Bill Gates for not taking LSD when younger: He’d be a broader guy if he had... By Harrison Barnes
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Career Tests

You need to discover your core skill set or those most compelling gifts you have that make you stand out. Being able to identify your gifts will help you transform your life and your career. I have... By Harrison Barnes
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Plan for Success – Not Failure

Plan to be happy rather than sad, and plan for greatness rather than simply attempting once and giving up in the face of failure. Plan to overcome negative trends or precedents in your life. Plan for... By Harrison Barnes
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Slipping, Falling Down, Gravity, and Your Career

In work and in life, everyone slips at some point. Left unchecked, however, a slip become difficult to stop and turn into a fall. People slip either because of things within their control, or because... By Harrison Barnes
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Never Stop Using Your Imagination

You can make the most out of any situation by using your mind creatively. Your imagination is your most important tool, and your strongest skill is your ability to imagine what you want. Imagine the... By Harrison Barnes
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Your Perceptions Will Control Your Outcome and Life

In this article Harrison discusses that the meaning you give to things will control the quality of your life. How we feel about ourselves is all due to what we tell ourselves certain things will... By Harrison Barnes
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First Class Airline Lounges and What Your Employer or Potential Employer Wants

Gauging the people around you and giving them exactly what they want can determine the success or failure of any action you undertake. This ability separates the great entrepreneurs from the average.... By Harrison Barnes
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Are You More Interested in the Intangible or the Tangible?

To determine the sort of career you should be pursuing, you need to determine whether you are a tangible or intangible-oriented person. Many people fail in jobs simply because those jobs did not... By Harrison Barnes
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Tell the Truth

Ever since I moved to Los Angeles years ago I’ve been hearing about a basketball coach named John Wooden. He’s everywhere.  An athletic club I’ve frequented has a John Wooden award.  Books have been... By Harrison Barnes
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See the Connection, Not the Differences

You will find much greater success and contentment by focusing on your connections to others rather than your differences. While all people see themselves as separate entities, you must remember that... By Harrison Barnes
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Understand Your Secret Wealth

Several years ago, I was interested in purchasing a printing company in Chatsworth, California. The company was in the business of printing various knickknacks like branded luggage tags, stickers,... By Harrison Barnes
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Your Career and Life Is about Getting “Let In”

One Saturday night when I was around 14, one of my neighbors, a 16-year-old boy who was a well-liked athlete at the local high school, went out with friends to a local party, got very drunk, and had... By Harrison Barnes
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Supermodels, Your Body, and Your Mind

Successful people manage their minds well; your mindset is the prime determining factor in anything and everything that happens to you. Just as you strive to become and stay physically fit, you must... By Harrison Barnes
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Keep It Simple Stupid: Confessions of a Bad Interviewer

Many people make the common mistake of making their lives and work more complicated than they need to be. Interviewer, for example, are interested solely in your fit for the job rather than... By Harrison Barnes
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You Need to Pay the Cost

In this article Harrison discusses that you need to pay the cost if you want to have the life and career you are capable of. There are a lot of people who are not willing to pay the price for the... By Harrison Barnes
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The Sun Does Not Always Shine Forever

Since the sun does not always shine forever, you must take a pragmatic approach towards your life and career; remember that good fortunes are never permanent. Do not take your job for granted, but... By Harrison Barnes
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Have Trust in Others and Be Ready to Seize Opportunity However It Presents Itself

Trust people, and take advantage of opportunities however and wherever they present themselves; these are the two greatest skills that anyone can possess. You must have faith and trust in your... By Harrison Barnes
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Patron Tequila, Guns & Roses and Seeing and Doing What Others Do Not

One of my neighbors in Malibu is John Paul Dejoria. According to Forbes, he is worth over 4-billion dollars. Dejoria started a shampoo company called Paul Mitchell with $750 while homeless and... By Harrison Barnes
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The Lazy Man’s Way to Riches

The Lazy Man’s Way to Riches by Joe Karbo is one of the best-selling books of all time. You may have seen the advertisement for this book in Popular Science and other magazines in which it ran... By Harrison Barnes
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Police Chases, Foreclosures and Access to Information

You must have access to complete information for success in your life. In life and business, many people will try to take advantage of your lack of pertinent information about a certain issue.... By Harrison Barnes
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Become Entrepreneurial

One of the greatest risks in your career and life is of becoming a commodity; at that point you are no different than anyone else in the market, and employers can mint more workers just like you. To... By Harrison Barnes
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Release the Lack That You Feel, and Reach Your Full Potential

In this article Harrison talks about releasing the lack that you feel, in order to reach your full potential. If a sense of lack dominates your thinking, it will affect your interaction with the... By Harrison Barnes
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Set the Rules for Your Life

To be happy, you must create the life that you want on your own terms. Structure your life in a manner that is fulfilling to you, rather than a vision of what you want to be or a vision that outside... By Harrison Barnes
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Why You Need to Believe in Yourself

My first job out of law school was working for a federal judge in Northern Michigan. The position did not pay very well, but that did not matter to me at all. I decided I was going to “live it up!” By Harrison Barnes
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Making Others Aware of Your Weaknesses Can Make You More Trusted

Address your weaknesses, and offset them complementary strengths when they become an issue. You want to be trusted and your weaknesses to be overlooked. When interviewing, you must bring up and... By Harrison Barnes
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What Society’s Greatest Leaders Show Us about Work

If you want to rise to the top, you need to create as much value as possible. The message is also pretty simple: the more value you create, generally, the greater your fall will ultimately be when... By Harrison Barnes
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Plant Yourself in Good Soil

Regardless of your other talents and qualifications, a healthy environment is necessary for your success. Do not associate with people who support a negative outlook when you are discouraged in your... By Harrison Barnes
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Meg Whitman’s Greatest Achievement, Networks and Your Career

A few years ago a woman who was working for me sent me a long letter asking for an extreme raise—four times what I was currently paying her. Without going into too much detail, the woman was incredibly accomplished and had a background that was absolutely astonishing. For example, she had been a clerk at the United States Supreme Court and I think she might have  stood first in her class at one of the top two or three law schools in the country. I liked the woman and wanted to give her a raise (...
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