Part of the series Breaking Through Career Inertia Each year, I hear from hundreds of people who dream of building rewarding, successful careers that make them feel proud and alive. To their credit, they attempt to do a ton of self-development work – reading books, taking a workshop or two, watching inspiring TED Talks, but try as they might, they can’t seem to sustain progress on their own. As a result, they fall off the “career change wagon” (just as so many fail at their plans for exercise, weight loss, meditation, etc.).
From the seven stages of empire to the dollar crisis (and golden opportunity) Mike Maloney moves on to expose the system that is ultimately responsible for most of the inequality in the world today. As Mike explains, most people can feel deep down that something isn't quite right with the world economy, but few know what it is.
One of my very favorite books in life is Who Moved My Cheese, by Spencer Johnson, MD. It is a fantastic book for many reasons. 1. It’s easy to read because it has big print and it has pictures! 2. It’s about two mice and two men and let’s face it, who doesn’t love a story about mice? 3. It has one of the best messages about letting go of the past, getting over the things you cannot change, moving forward, and realizing that there is no reason to fear the unknown because the unknown may be better than anything you could have imagined!
Cities have a lot of advantages over suburbs — including much cooler places to take joy rides. One driver seemed to realize this on a recent night in Philadelphia, when he decided to rev his convertible down the steps of the city's art museum — the same steps Rocky Balboa triumphantly climbed in the eponymous film. Philly Chit Chat's Hugh Dillon captured the scene, writing:
It’s easy to go paperless and I’m going show you exactly how to do so without spending much money. I went paperless at home and in my office 3 years ago and it’s been one of the most important tips for small business success I could pass along.