200 Job Hiring Quotes - Niche Quotes πŸ’¬ (2023)

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If you hire people just because they can do a job, they will work for your money. But if you hire people who believe what you believe, they will work for you with blood, sweat and tears.

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Simon Sink

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Always be smarter than the people you hire.

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lena horne

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How can a person deal with fear? You could try what a partner did. He was so worried that he decided to hire someone to take care of him. He found a man willing to be his hired helper for $200,000 a year. After the man accepted the job, his first question to his boss was, "Where do you get $200,000 a year from?" The man replied, "That is your concern.

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Max Lukas

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choose life Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a bloody big TV, choose washing machines, cars, CD players and electric can openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol and dental insurance. Choose fixed rate mortgage payout. Choose a starter house. choose your friends Choose casual clothing and appropriate luggage. Choose a three-piece guessing suit in a variety of darn fabrics. Choose DIY and ask yourself who the hell you are on Sunday morning. Choose to sit on that couch and watch mind-numbing, mind-busting game shows and stuff junk food in your mouth. Choose to rot at the end of it all, pissing to the end in a miserable home, nothing but a disgrace to the selfish, fucked-up brats they spawned to replace them. Choose your future. Choose life... But why would you want to do something like that? I have decided not to choose life. I chose something else. And the reasons? There are no reasons. Who needs sanity when you're on heroin?

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Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting)

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Resources are hired to deliver results, not reasons.

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Amit Kalantri (The Wealth of Words)

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There's no point in hiring smart people and then telling them what to do. We hire smart people to tell us what to do.

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Steve Jobs (Steve Jobs: His Own Words and Wisdom (Steve Jobs Biography))

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Jon Spiro hadn't hired Pex and Chips for his debates. They were given only one task at the interview. One hundred applicants were given a nut and asked to crush it as best they could. Only two made it. Pex yelled at the nut for a few minutes, then crushed it with his huge hands. Chips had opted for a more controversial method. He placed the walnut on the table, grabbed the interviewer's ponytail, and used the man's forehead to crack the walnut. Both men were hired locally. They quickly established themselves as Arno Blunt's most trusted lieutenants for internal works. They weren't allowed to leave Chicago as that might involve card reading, something Pex and Chips weren't very good at.

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Eoin Colfer (The Eternity Code (Artemis Fowl, #3))

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Have you ever seen a genius looking for a job? It's the saddest thing in the world. nobody will hire you. There's only one place he's always welcome: deep inside.

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Heinrich Mueller

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A young apprentice applied for a job with a master carpenter. The older man asked him, "Do you know your trade?" "Yes indeed!" the young man replied proudly. "Have you ever made a mistake?" the older man inquired. "No sir!" the young man replied, confident that he would get the job. "Then there's no way I'm going to hire you," said the master carpenter, "because if you make one, you won't know how to fix it."

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Fred Rogers (The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember)

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To the right. Lack of opportunities,” says Dad. β€œCorporate America isn't putting jobs into our communities, and they're not in the damn rush to hire us. So shit, even if you graduate from high school, a lot of schools in our neighborhood don't prepare us well enough for that. When your mother talked about sending you and your siblings to Williamson, I agreed. Our schools don't get the resources to equip you the way Williamson does. Easier to find a crack here than a good school. "Think about it now," he says. β€œHow did drugs get into our neighborhood? We're talking a multi-billion dollar industry here, baby. This shit gets into our communities, but I don't know anyone with a private jet. Not quite. Drugs come from somewhere and destroy our community,” he says. β€œThere are people like Brenda who think they need her to survive and then there are the Khalils who think they have to sell her to survive. The Brendas can't get jobs if they're not clean, and they can't pay for rehab if they can't get jobs. If the Khalils are arrested for selling drugs, they'll either spend most of their lives in prison, another billion-dollar industry, or have a hard time finding a proper job and will likely start dealing drugs again. This is the hate they have for us, baby, a system designed against us. That's Thug Life.

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Angie Thomas (The Hate You Give (The Hate You Give #1))

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Steve Jobs has a saying that A players hire A players; Player B hires Player C; and C players are hiring D players. It doesn't take long to get to Zplayers. This trickle-down effect creates bozo explosions in companies.

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chico kawasaki

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Great companies don't hire and motivate skilled employees, they hire and inspire already motivated employees. People are motivated or not. If you don't give motivated people something to believe in, something bigger than their job to work for, they will motivate themselves to find a new job and you will take whatever they do.

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Simon Sinek (Start with the Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action)

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If you want to hire great people and make them work for you, you need to be guided by ideas, not hierarchy. The best ideas have to win, otherwise the good ones won't stay.

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Steve Jobs

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I want to hire someone to stand at my door and knock three times, three years apart. At the end of the nine years I will answer, "Who is it?" And without delay or response, the person on the other side of the door will find a new job.

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Jarod Kintz ($3.33 (title is price))

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There are only two ways to influence human behavior: you can manipulate it or you can inspire it. Very few people or companies can clearly articulate WHY they do WHAT they do. By WHY I mean your purpose, cause or belief - WHY does your business exist? WHY do you get up every morning? And WHY should anyone care? People don't buy WHAT you do, they buy WHY you do it. We're drawn to leaders and organizations that are good at communicating what they believe. Their ability to make us feel included, make us feel special, safe and not alone is part of what gives them their ability to inspire us. For values ​​or principles to have any real effect, they must be verbs. It's not "integrity," it's "always doing what's right." It's not "innovation", it's "looking at the problem from a different angle". Articulating our values ​​as verbs gives us a clear idea: we have a clear idea of ​​how to behave in any situation. Happy employees make for happy customers. And happy customers make happy shareholders, in that order. Leading is not the same as leading. Being the leader means you have the highest rank, whether it's earning it, getting lucky, or navigating internal politics. Leading, however, means that others will willingly follow, not because they have to, not because they are paid to do so, but because they want to. Don't hire for skills, hire for attitude. You can always teach skills. Great companies don't hire and motivate skilled employees, they hire and inspire already motivated employees. People are motivated or not. If you don't give motivated people something to believe in, something bigger than their job to work for, they will be motivated to find a new job and you will get whatever you do. Trust is maintained when values ​​and beliefs are actively managed. When organizations don't actively work to balance clarity, discipline, and consistency, trust begins to crumble. All organizations start with the WHY, but only the big ones keep their WHY clear year after year.

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Simon Sinek (Start with the Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action)

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We were excited to get a job; We hardly went anywhere without filling out an application. But when we got hired as furniture grinders, we couldn't believe people actually did it all day. Everything we thought of as The World was actually the result of someone's work. Every line on the pavement, every crack. They all had a rotten carpet and a door to pay for. Disgusted, we quit. There had to be a more dignified way to live. We needed time to think about ourselves, to develop a theory about who we were and to put it into music. Something that doesn't need anything

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Miranda July (No one belongs here more than you)

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We rarely think about how much of our lives we should give up in exchange for something we hardly want, rarely need, buy just because it's been put in front of us... And that's understandable given how our system works without work we perish. , where if we don't want a job and like to get ahead, we're labeled as irresponsible leeches and don't contribute to society. But when we hire a fleet of bulldozers, demolish half the field, and build a monster factory, casino, or mall, we are called entrepreneurs, job creators, community stalwarts. Maybe we should all be locked up on some planet for the crazies. Then again, maybe we're right there.

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Ferenc MΓ‘tΓ© (A Reasonable Life: Towards a Simpler, Safer and More Humane Existence)

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THE GREATNESS OF A NATION DEPENDS ON ITS LEADER To greatly improve your country and make it truly great again, first elect a better leader. Don't let the media or the establishment force you to vote among the people who vote for them, vote among the non-voters. Choose from among the people a leader who is heart driven, one who identifies with the common man on the street and understands what the country needs at all levels. Do not choose a leader who is only motivated by money and does not understand or identify with the common man, but only what companies at all levels need. Choose a peacemaker. He who unites does not divide. A cultured leader who supports the arts and true freedom of expression, not censorship. Elect a leader who will save not only banks and airlines but also families from losing their homes or jobs as their businesses move to other countries. Choose a leader that funds schools, doesn't cap education spending, and allows library closures. Choose a leader who prefers diplomacy to war. An honest broker in foreign relations. A leader with integrity who says what he means, keeps his word and does not lie to his people. Choose a leader who is strong and confident but humble. Clever but not smart. A leader who promotes diversity, not racism. Someone who understands the needs of farmers, teachers, doctors and environmentalists, not just bankers, oil tycoons, weapons developers or insurance and pharmaceutical lobbyists. Choose a leader who keeps jobs in his country. Incentivize companies to only hire within their borders and not allow companies to outsource jobs for cheaper labor when there is a national jobs crisis. Choose a leader who invests in building bridges, not walls. books, not guns. Morality, not corruption. Intellectualism and wisdom, not ignorance. Stability, not fear and terror. peace, no chaos. love not hate convergence, not segregation. Tolerance, not discrimination. justice, not hypocrisy. Substance, not superficiality. character, not immaturity. Transparency instead of secrecy. Justice, not anarchy. Environmental improvement and conservation, not destruction. The truth, not lies. Most importantly, a great leader must first serve the best interests of the people, not those of multinational corporations. Human life should never be sacrificed for financial gain. There are no exceptions. Also, a leader should always be open to criticism, not silencing dissenting opinions. Any leader who does not tolerate criticism from the public fears that their dirty hands will be cast in a strong light. And such a leader is dangerous because he only feels safe in the dark. Only a corruption-free leader welcomes scrutiny; because control makes a good leader an even better leader. And finally, choose a leader who will make your citizens proud. One that will move people's hearts, so that the sons and daughters of a given nation will strive to emulate the greatness of their leader. Only then will a nation be truly great when a leader inspires and nurtures worthy citizens to become future leaders, honorable decision-makers, and peacemakers. And in these times, a great leader must be extremely brave. Your leadership should be guided solely by your conscience, not bribery.

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Suzy Kassem (Rise and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem)

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I worked for a servant, only to learn to my dismay that whatever wages I had demanded for life, life would gladly have paid it.

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jessie belle rittenhouse

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Choose a leader that preserves jobs in your country by incentivizing companies to hire only within its borders, not one that allows companies to outsource jobs for cheaper labor when a national jobs crisis hits. Choose a leader who invests in building bridges, not walls. books, not guns. Morality, not corruption. Intellectualism and wisdom, not ignorance. Stability, not fear and terror. peace, no chaos. love not hate convergence, not segregation. Tolerance, not discrimination. justice, not hypocrisy. Substance, not superficiality. character, not immaturity. Transparency instead of secrecy. Justice, not anarchy. Environmental improvement and conservation, not destruction. truth, not lies.

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Suzy Kassem (Rise and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem)

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Instead of digging for gold, he sells shovels. Instead of taking a class, offer a class. Instead of borrowing money, lend it. Instead of taking a job, hire for jobs. Instead of taking out a mortgage, keep a mortgage. Break free from consumption, change sides and realign with the world as a producer.

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MJ DeMarco (The Fastlane Millionaire)

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We don't hire smart people to tell them what to do. We hire smart people to tell us what to do. -Steve Jobs

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John Doerr (Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs)

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I want to keep my own identity. As such, I strive to avoid any type of work that might be considered β€œinteresting” on its own. I want something that can't touch me. I want a big, bloated corporation that's been making money in its sleep for a hundred years, hiring eight people for every job because nobody cares how boring it is. it should work. I want to go to a place like that and say look. You can have my body and my cute college smile for so many hours a day in exchange for so many dollars, and on top of that, we're strictly left alone.

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Richard Yates (Way of Revolution)

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But instead I'm applying for a job as a goblin. Even worse than applying is the very real possibility that I won't get hired, that I can't find work even as an elf. That's when you know you're a failure.

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David Sedaris (Holidays on Ice)

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Why doesn't the CIA hire your grandmother to interrogate terror suspects? She's much better at gathering classified information than they are.

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Meg Cabot (Boda Real (The Princess Diaries, #11))

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This is detective Ashford Ishikawa. Who do I talk to? "My name is Jack Ludefance. I'm a private investigator from Santa Rosaria hired by Cindy Hastings through her attorney, Mr. Hooks, to investigate her father's murder. Is there some way we can get together to talk?" "Why? What do we want to talk about, Mr. Ludefance?” β€œLike I said, Detective Ishikawa, I was hired to investigate the case. I read the police reports. I tip my hat to you. A very careful job.” β€œI'm just doing my job. If you've read them, and I won't ask how you got them, I ask again, what can we talk about? "Detective, I'm not trying to do your job and I'm not asking you to do my job. This is in our mutual interest. The sooner we solve the crime the better, right? Think about it like this. i am your helper

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Behcet Kaya (Appeals Judge (Jack Ludefance, #3))

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There is no single way to learn to code, but there are many better ways to go about it. The one word that is often heard when asked how best to learn and become a good programmer is: β€œPractice.

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Santosh Avvannavar (Get a job WITHOUT an interview - Google and Beyond: "We don't mind losing a good candidate, but we definitely don't mind hiring a bad candidate").

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Jobs spelled out this approach in an interview with Terry Gross: "At Apple, we hire people to tell us what to do, not the other way around." Y

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Kim Malone Scott (Radical Candor: Be a Great Boss Without Losing Your Humanity)

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In job interviews they asked me what your biggest weakness is? and I would explain that I'll probably spend a good chunk of the workday terrified of the thoughts I'm forced to think, possessed by a nameless, formless demon, so if that's going to be a problem I might not want to borrow it me.

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John Green (Turtles Down)

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Don't hire people just to fit into the first job; Hire people you want to share your life with.

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Ray Dalio (Principles: Life and Works)

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Your cousin Maureen just got a job at the button factory. They're probably still hiring." Helen Plum

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Janet Evanovich (Three to Go Deadly (Stephanie Plum, #3))

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My philosophy is: life is too short to work another minute at a job you don't love.

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J. R. Regen (Vampire Moon (Vampire for Hire, #2))

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The resume focuses on you and the past. The cover letter focuses on the employer and the future. Tell the recruiter what you can do to help the organization going forward. (12)

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Joyce Lain Kennedy (Introduction Letters to Fools)

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I told you to hire Warren.” β€œNat, I'm not hiring Warren.” β€œWhy not?” I opened my mouth to tell her exactly why not, but when I looked at her too… bright blue eyes and the way her chin was trembling made me grimace "Because... because I promised Angus when he left that he'd get his job back." "Adrien, he was involved in a murder." good at reading

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Josh Lanyon (Death of a Pirate King (Adrien's English Mysteries, #4))

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choose life Choose a job. Choose a career. Choose a family. Choose a bloody big TV, choose washing machines, cars, CD players and electric can openers. Choose good health, low cholesterol and dental insurance. Choose fixed rate mortgage payout. Choose a starter house. choose your friends Choose casual clothing and appropriate luggage. Choose a three piece rental set in a variety of darn fabrics. Choose DIY and ask yourself who you are on a Sunday morning. Choose to sit on that couch and watch mind-numbing, mind-busting game shows and stuff junk food in your mouth. Choose to rot at the end of it all, pissing in a miserable home to the end, nothing but a disgrace to the selfish, fucked-up brats you spawned to replace you. Choose your future. Choose life... But why would you want to do something like that?

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John Hodge (Trainspotting: A Screenplay (based on the novel by Irvine Welsh))

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We also transcend feminism. At least women, once hired for the prestigious jobs previously reserved for men only. Turns out the job sucks.

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PJ McCarthy O'Rourke

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Our work-related health insurance system does what we most want to avoid: it discourages employers from hiring employees.

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Andrew Yang (The War On Ordinary People: The Truth About America's Job Disappearance And Why Universal Basic Income Is Our Future)

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I poached cheap for people I didn't like, but that's what they hire you for, man. You pay the bills, you dig the dirt.

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Raymond Chandler (Reproduction (Philip Marlowe, #7))

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In Venezuela, ChΓ‘vez has given cooperatives top political priority, favoring them in government contracts and offering them economic incentives to trade. In 2006 there were approximately 100,000 cooperatives in the country employing more than 700,000 workers. Many are part of the state infrastructure - toll booths, road maintenance depots, clinics - which are handed over to the municipalities for operation. It is the opposite of the logic of government contracting out: instead of auctioning off parts of the state to big corporations and losing democratic control, the people who use the resources have the power to manage them and create, at least in theory, as well many jobs as well as more responsive public services. Of course, ChΓ‘vez's many critics derided these initiatives as unfair handouts and subsidies. But at a time when Halliburton has been treating the US government as his personal ATM for six years, withdrawing more than $20 billion in contracts in Iraq alone, refusing to hire local workers in the Gulf Coast or Iraq, and then expressing gratitude to US taxpayers By relocating his corporate headquarters to Dubai (with all the attendant taxes and legal benefits), Chavez's direct subsidies to ordinary people seem a lot less radical.

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I have never agreed with the conventional wisdom that "actors are big liars". If more people understood the acting process, the goals of good actors, the common wisdom would be "actors are terrible liars" because only bad actors lie at work. The good guys hate farce and avoid made-up emotions at all costs. Any hyphen is enough of a lie anyway. (What's the experience of an actor blowing up a spaceship? Killing someone?) What it takes actors to be hired for is to bring reality to anything.

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(Video) I've Read 20,000 Quotes and Picked The Top 200 Of Them

Rob Lowe (Stories I Only Tell My Friends)

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Was he willing to pay her to hang around his house and paint Piper's nails? It sounded as easy as Britney Spears.

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Erin McCarthy (Heredera a sueldo (Cuttersville, #2))

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All the heat left my face. Holy shit. I hadn't even started my new job and I was already insulting my new boss... right after I slept with him. I was worse than Sylvie. "So you're-" I missed my speech. "Jett Mayfield, the miserly son of a bitch who just hired you." He held out his palm.

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JC Reed (Give Up Your Love (Give Up Your Love, #1))

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One of the first things many RBG employees hear is that the most important requirement of the job is that they treat their two secretaries well. "There was an up-and-coming paralegal who interviewed me who got top marks at Harvard and who treated my secretaries with contempt," RBG recalled. As if they were just minions. So this is a very important thing: how you treat my secretaries. They are not employed assistants. As I say to my co-workers, 'When the time comes, I could do your job, but I can't do without my secretaries.

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Irin Carmon (Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

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As managers, we need to hire people whose values ​​align with the company's values, and then trust them to do a good job. If you have to micromanage an employee, one of you doesn't fit into the company.

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Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr., Mayflower-Plymouth CEO (Business Essentials)

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[They will acquire] A degree of cynicism. This deal works on you. When you went to law school, you had a noble idea of ​​what a lawyer should be. A champion of individual rights; a defender of the constitution; guardians of the oppressed; a champion of his client's principles. Then, after practicing for six months, you realize you were nothing more than a hitman. Mouthpieces for sale to the highest bidder, available to anyone, any thief, any scoundrel with enough money to pay their outrageous fees. Nothing shocks you. It's supposed to be an honorable profession, but you'll meet so many corrupt lawyers that you'll want to quit and find an honest job. Yes, Mitch, you're getting cynical. And it's really sad.

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John Grisham (The Company)

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Over the years I have hired and promoted many young women and men. Most of the time it was like this: ME: I wish you would take a bigger role. JUNG: I'm excited. I'll do a great job. I will not disappoint you. YOUNG WOMAN Are you sure I'm ready? I'm not sure. Maybe in a year? These reactions are not innate. Men are not naturally more confident than women. We tell them to believe in themselves and we tell women to doubt themselves. We tell them that in a million ways, from a young age. We have to do better. All of us. What would happen if a woman told the truth about her life?

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Hillary Rodham Clinton (What Happened)

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If they don't know why they would hire you, they won't either.

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Frank Sonnenberg (BookSmart: Hundreds of Real-Life Lessons for Success and Happiness)

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Whoever gets hired isn't necessarily the best at doing that job; but the one who knows most about how to get hired.

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Richard Lathrop

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It is well documented that there is a growing sense of entitlement among young people. I've certainly seen this in my classrooms. Many graduate seniors have the idea that they should be hired for their creative brilliance. Many are dissatisfied with the idea of ​​starting at the bottom. My advice has always been, β€œYou should be happy you got a job in the mail room. And when you get there, here's what you need to do: Be really good at sorting mail.' No one wants to hear someone say, "I'm not good at sorting mail because the job is below me." No job should be below us. And if you can't (or don't want to) sort mail, where's the proof that you can?

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Randy Pausch (The Final Lesson)

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The goal of the worker should not be to earn a living, but to get β€œa good job”, but to do a particular job well; and even in financial terms it would be economical for a people to pay their laborers so well that they would not feel that they were working for menial purposes, only for earning a living, but for scientific or even moral purposes. Don't hire someone to do your job for money, hire someone to do it for the love of them.

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Henry David Thoreau (Life Without Principles)

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You need rich people in your society not so much because spending their money creates jobs as because of what they need to do to get rich. I'm not talking about the drip effect here. I'm not saying that if you make Henry Ford rich, he'll hire you to wait at his next party. I say he builds you a tractor to replace your horse.

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Paul Graham (Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas of the Computer Age)

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Just because someone is the heir to the throne or a company doesn't mean they're the best fit for the job. Trusting someone who can lead, who has the respect of the people and the company, and who has a vision of where the company should go is more important than lineage. For this reason, family businesses set up a board of directors or hire an outsider to run the business. It's the best for the company. Because, as history shows with mad rulers like Nero and Caligula, bloodline may not always be best for country, company or civilization." - Kailin Gow, on choosing a successor, leadership

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Kailin Gow

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We looked forward to starting our lives as people who had no people. And it was easy to find an apartment because we didn't have standards; we were just amazed that it was *our* door, *our* rotting carpet, *our* roach infestation... We were excited to get jobs; We hardly went anywhere without filling out an application. But when we got hired as furniture grinders, we couldn't believe people actually did it all day. Everything we thought of as The World was actually the result of someone's work. Every line on the pavement, every crack. They all had a rotten carpet and a door to pay for. Disgusted, we quit. There had to be a more dignified way to live. We needed time to think about ourselves, to develop a theory about who we were and to put it into music.

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miranda july

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Now listen Deb! Seven hundred pounds for the Bays and a new Baruche! Well, I can't imagine where the money is supposed to come from. Seems like a monstrous price. "We could let the pens go and hire some draft horses," suggested Miss Grantham doubtfully. I cannot and do not want to live in misery! her aunt explained tearfully.

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Georgette Heyer (Lighthouse's daughter)

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I firmly believe that most people who do great things do it for the first time. Coming back to my hiring theory, I'd rather have someone who's looking forward to doing something for the first time than someone who's done it before and isn't so excited about doing it again. It's rarely wrong to give someone with high potential a chance.

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Marc Andreessen (The pmarca blog archive, Marc Andreessen)

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It is a ritual in which (a) the contractor explains in great detail the impossibility of the work he has asked you to do, (b) you show extreme remorse for even suggesting such a thing when you withdraw your application, and (c) he says he found a way to do it, so (d) owes him one for doing what he was hired to do in the first place.

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Maria Semple (Where did you go, Bernadette)

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Novyi Zem,” said Hanne immediately. "I would get a job, I would make my own money, I would hire myself as a sniper.

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Leigh Bardugo (King of Scars (King of Scars, #1))

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bad boss? Fire him/her When you apply for a job, your job is to interview them. you are equal

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Richie Norton

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Resumes fail to communicate the value of candidates holistically.

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Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr., Ejecutivo-Direktor von Mayflower-Plymouth

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I don't know where to look for a job so I think I'll check with the employment office. Maybe they're hiring.

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Jarod Kintz (This book is not for sale)

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Don't hire someone who's been fired from 20 percent or more of their jobs.

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Geoff Smart (Who: The Method of Hiring)

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Prostitutes rent a small part of their body. Employees sell countless large parts of their lives.

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It would be sad to be hired as a caregiver and then die in front of the person you cared for. You couldn't let people know you did a good job.

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Stechpalme Goldberg Sloan (Corto)

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What job did I hire this wicked man for?

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Greg McKeown (Effortless: Make It Easy for Yourself to Do What Matters Most)

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The only surefire way to get him not to hire you is to send me your resume, especially if you already have a good job. I don't care, because in a few years you'll be doing me what you're doing to your current boss: finding a better deal.

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Bo Schemachler

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Mary Lou didn't like her job. Unfortunately, she's never done anything about it other than being a slut. My philosophy is: life is too short to work another minute at a job you don't love.

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J. R. Regen (Vampire Moon (Vampire for Hire, #2))

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The skills required to maintain employability change daily, which is why I now offer a course titled, "How to sew pants while riding a unicycle and playing the saxophone like a croaking duck." What are the tasks of El Futuro? Nobody knows, but my class will train you to get hired!

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Jarod Kintz (The music flows and my saxophone overflows while my ducks splash to the noises I make in the elevators.)

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I didn't make the rules, honey, but I'm damn good at following them. And if you want me to do the job you hired me to do, you will too. Baby?. "Understood, sweetheart," I murmured... He glanced over his shoulder at me, that tiny twitch of his lips surprising me again.

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Mia Sheridan (search)

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People are interested in other people. But your subconscious is not. Or only to the extent that they can affect you directly. You were hired to do a very specific job. never sleep He is more faithful than God.

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Cormac McCarthy (Stella Maris (The Passenger #2))

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Tesla had done a good job of keeping its payroll costs down. He hired the boy fresh out of Stanford for $45,000 instead of the tried and true guy, who probably didn't want to work that hard anyway, for $120,000.

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Ashlee Vance (Elon Musk: Inventing the Future)

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(True individual liberty cannot exist without economic security and independence. Hungry and unemployed people are the stuff of dictatorships.) The country had a leader. The hired girls had

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Amy Bloom (White Houses)

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When I went to Pixar, I noticed a big gap. Tech companies don't understand creativity. They don't appreciate intuitive thinking, like the ability of an A&R guy at a music label to listen to a hundred artists and get an idea of ​​which five might be successful. And they think that creative people just sit on couches and are undisciplined all day because they haven't seen how motivated and disciplined creative people are in places like Pixar. On the other hand, music companies don't have a clue about technology. They think they could go out and hire some techs. But that would be like Apple trying to hire people to produce music. We got second-rate A&R guys just like music companies got second-rate engineers. I'm one of the few people who understands that making technology takes intuition and creativity, and making something artistic takes real discipline.

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Walter Isaacson (Steve Jobs)

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McChrystal should never have been hired for the job given the scandalous cover-up he was involved in following the friendly death of Pat Tillman by fire. He was lucky enough to keep the job after his "Seven Days in May" stunt in London last year, when in the rush he openly lobbied and undermined the President. You must submit your resignation. You should try submissiveness for a change.

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Maureen Dowd

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He was a drug dealer." It hurts to say that. "And possibly a gang member." "Why was he a drug dealer? Why are so many people in our neighborhood drug dealers? I remember what Khalil said: He was fed up to choose between light and food. "They need money," I say. "And they don't have many other ways to get it." Lack of opportunities,” says Dad. β€œCorporate America isn't putting jobs into our communities, and they're not in the damn rush to hire us. So shit, even if you graduate from high school, a lot of schools in our neighborhood don't prepare us well enough for that.

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Angie Thomas (The Hate You Give (The Hate You Give #1))

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Does this mean that we should never hire or promote an inexperienced manager who has not yet learned what to do in the job? The answer: it depends. In a start-up company where there are no processes to get things done, everything that gets done has to be done by individual human resources. In these circumstances it would be risky to hire someone with no experience to do the job because in the absence of processes for people to lead, experienced people must lead. But in established companies, where much of the leadership is done through processes and relies less on managers with detailed, hands-on experience, it makes sense to hire or promote someone who needs to learn from experience.

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Clayton M. Christensen (How Do You Measure Your Life?)

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When you hire someone, you have to trust them to do the job they were hired to do. They do not need to be controlled, mastered or accompanied. Just make sure they have the resources they need, make sure they have good systems in place, and give them the autonomy to get the job done.

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Hendrith Vanlon Smith Jr., Ejecutivo-Direktor von Mayflower-Plymouth

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So if there's one place we can intervene in a way that will benefit society in the future, it's in the classroom. However, that hardly ever happens. All of the great debates in education have to do with format. About the delivery. About didactics. Education is constantly presented as a means of adjustment, a lubricant that helps you glide through life with ease. At the education conference, an endless parade of trendsetters prophesizes the future and essential skills of the 21st century, the buzzwords being 'creative', 'adaptable' and 'flexible'. The focus is always on skills, not values. Of didactics, not of ideals. About "problem-solving ability," but not about what problems need to be solved. Everything always revolves around the question: What knowledge and skills do today's students need in order to be hired on the job market of tomorrow, the market of the year 2030? That's exactly the wrong question. In 2030 there is expected to be a great demand for accountants who do not have problems of conscience. If current trends continue, countries like Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland will become even larger tax havens, allowing multinationals to evade taxes even more effectively and leaving developing countries an even shorter share of the tax. If the goal of education is to follow such trends rather than change them, then selfishness becomes the key skill of the 21st century. Not

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Rutger Bregman (Utopia for Realists: And How We Can Get There)

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In 18th-century England, a fashion gripped the upper classes. Several families felt that their property needed a hermit, and newspapers ran advertisements for "ornamental hermits" who were not self-grooming and were willing to sleep in a cave. The work paid well, and hundreds of hermits were hired, usually on seven-year contracts including one meal a day. Some appeared at dinner parties and greeted the guests. The English aristocracy of the time believed that hermits exuded kindness and consideration, and for a few decades it was considered worth having one around.

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Michael Finkel (The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit)

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They say that an educated inmate does not relapse. It's not because an education gets this guy hired anywhere. Because your perspective is broader and more educated, you can get rejected in ninety-three interviews and still not give up. You have acquired resilience.

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Gregory Boyle (Heart Tattoos: The Power of Boundless Compassion)

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We need to better prepare our teens and young adults for employment during their high school and college years. But just as importantly, we educate workplaces, job coaches, companies and business leaders about the benefits of hiring people from the spectrum.

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Chantal Sicile-Kira (A Fulfilling Life with Autism: From Learning to Relationship Building to Independence)

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I had an eviction notice and a gun, but I didn't make a connection between them. Then I read about the invisible hand of the market and it made perfect sense. I wasn't getting enough work as a musician and I wasn't getting hired for the various jobs I applied for, so it was time to branch out.

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Barry Graham (One For My Baby)

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I need a job; Good. Is that a reason why the job I'm getting must ruin me? To look. All I want is to get enough money to keep us solvent for the next year until I can figure things out; Meanwhile, I want to keep my own identity. As such, I strive to avoid any type of work that might be considered β€œinteresting” on its own. I want something that can't touch me. I want a big, bloated corporation that's been making money in its sleep for a hundred years, hiring eight people for every job because nobody cares how boring it is. you should do I want to go to a place like that and say look. You can have my body and my cute college smile for so many hours a day in exchange for so many dollars, and on top of that, we're strictly left alone.

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Richard Yates (Way of Revolution)

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Our boys were just playing gangsters: the Yugoslavs had been robbing and killing Europe for decades. They were very tough, and to this day, if you want to kill someone in Bulgaria and get the job done reliably and cheaply, then hire a Serb. They are the best assassins.

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Misha Glenny (McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Underworld)

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Halfway through that speech, I realized that Ellen Idelson was a contractor. She performed Kabuki Contractor. It is a ritual in which (a) the contractor explains in great detail the impossibility of the work he has asked you to do, (b) you show extreme remorse for even suggesting such a thing when you withdraw your application, and (c) he says he found a way to do it, so (d) owes him one for doing what he was hired to do in the first place.

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Maria Semple (Where did you go, Bernadette)

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Don't count the days let the days count. -Muhammad Ali Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs. - Farrah Gray All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. - Walt Disney Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. -Steve Jobs

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Kathy Collins (200 Motivational & Inspirational Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success)

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Maybe I can make you understand. Let's start from the beginning. A man is hired to give advice to the readers of a newspaper. The job is a cycle gag and is seen as a joke by all employees. He welcomes the job as it could lead to a gossip column, and he's sick of being a leg man anyway. He too thinks the job is a joke, but after a few months the joke begins to slip. He sees that most of the letters are deeply humble requests for moral and spiritual advice and inarticulate expressions of genuine suffering. He also discovers that his correspondents take him seriously. For the first time in his life he is forced to question the values ​​he lives by. This test shows him that he is the victim of the prank and not the perpetrator.

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Nathanael West (Miss Lonelyhearts und A Cool Million)

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After thinking about it for some time, he came to the conclusion that he had taken part in a great drama, which in itself was nothing more than a grand scheme of robbery and evil. 'Yes,' he said, 'the rich steal from the poor, and the poor steal from each other.' However, she had received no work from others and saved her wages, as she believed had been practiced against her; but she had taken away their job, which was their only way of making money, and they ended up doing the same. For example, a gentleman where she lived gave her a dollar to hire a poor man to clear freshly fallen snow from the steps and sidewalks. She would get up early and do the work herself and put the money in her own pocket. A poor man appeared and said she should have let him do the job; He was poor and needed money for his family. She would harden her heart against him and reply, 'I too am poor and I need it for myself.' But in hindsight he thought of all the misery he might have contributed to, his selfish greed, and his conscience troubled him deeply; and this insensitivity to the claims of human brotherhood and the needs of the propertyless and miserable poor now struck her as callous, selfish, and evil as she had never seen it before.

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Sojourner Truth (Narrative of the Sojourner Truth)

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The trick to realizing that guys who talk so much about being rejected that they seem proud of it aren't necessarily cuter or more sensitive than bababooey-spitting frat bullies who line up to play at clubs like SkyBar . Girls they want to be raped with. There are many nerds who are afraid of women and are insensitive despite commercialization; they just don't like women in a new and exciting way. Shy racists are not sensitive because they close their car doors when they see a black person on the street. You're too scared to get out of the car and yell the "N" word. Fear can be the result of admiration or a symptom of contempt. When I see squeamish guys skipping qualified women when applying for a job, or when a girl interrupts her man talk at a party, I don't give them credit for being in awe. They react to the intimidating woman as an intruder, an alien, and someone they can't relate to. It's not a compliment to be invisible.

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Julie Klausner (I Don't Care About Your Band: Lessons Learned From Indie Rockers, Trustees, Pornographers, Criminals, Faux-Sensitive Hipsters, and Other Guys I've Date)

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Great companies don't hire and motivate skilled employees, they hire and inspire already motivated employees. People are motivated or not. If you don't give motivated people something to believe in, something better than their job to work for, they will motivate themselves to find a new job and you will take whatever they do.

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Simon Sinek (Start with the Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action)

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His job was to prioritize, think about the big picture, and then trust the people below him to do the jobs they were hired to do.

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Ryan Holiday (Ego is the enemy)

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Greetings to those who decide to compromise in the counter offer.

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Dax Bamania

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A brick could be used to get a new job. hire me I have a brick and I'm not afraid to use it.

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Jarod Kintz (Brick and Blanket Test in Brick City (Ocala) Florida)

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And how about the job we hired you for, ladies and gentlemen? Start by reading the laws you have passed. If you don't know what it says, don't vote for it.

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Kenneth Eade (An Involuntary Spy (Involuntary Spy #1))

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If I couldn't see the silver lining, I didn't care, and as soon as I couldn't see the silver lining in this job, I started looking elsewhere.

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Bill Rancic (You're Hired: How to Succeed in Business and in Life)

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Before you take another job, ask yourself this question: β€œForget the money. Is this the job I want? If not, no matter how much you get paid, you will be disappointed.

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Lou Adler (The Essential Guide to Hiring and Being Hired)

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Too many managers overemphasize the short-term demands of the job and downplay the organizational need to continually increase the company's overall talent level.

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Lou Adler (The Essential Guide to Hiring and Being Hired)

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If you choose the right people with the right values ​​and stay in tune with them, you will play beautiful jazz together. If you pick the wrong people, they will all go down the waterfall together. Steve Jobs, whom everyone believed to be Apple's secret to success, said, "The secret of my success is that we did everything we could to hire the best people in the world." I explain this concept in the next chapter, Remember WHO is more important is as WHAT. Anyone who runs a successful business will tell you the same thing.

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Ray Dalio (Principles: Life and Works)

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Predictable marketing requires an understanding of the circumstances in which customers buy or use things. In particular, customers (individuals and companies) have "jobs" that arise regularly and have to be done. When customers identify a task they need to get done in their lives, they look for a product or service they can "hire" to get the task done.

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Clayton M. Christensen (The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth)

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Most hiring problems can be solved with a simple, fundamental change: replace job descriptions with a list of performance goals you want the new hire to achieve.

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Lou Adler (The Essential Guide to Hiring and Being Hired)

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Faced with the prospect of attending a convention, there is a great temptation for designers to reinvent the wheel, especially as they feel (quite rightly) that they have been hired to do something new and different, not the same. Not to mention the fact that peer acclaim, awards, and high-profile job offers are rarely based on criteria like "Best Use of Convention." Every once in a while, time spent reinventing the wheel results in a revolutionary new scooter. But it usually just equates to time spent reinventing the wheel.

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Steve Krug (Don't Make Me Think, Revised: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability)

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I want women to feel like we're not competing with each other. We're on the same team. Something as small as a compliment to show another woman that she's on the right track or that she's doing a great job can make all the difference. We can stand up for one another when we are attacked or judged. We can hire other women and recommend each other for jobs when the opportunity arises.

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Scarlett Curtis (Feminists Don't Wear Pink (And Other Lies): Amazing Women On What The F-Word Means To Them)

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Maybe I could get a job at Colonial Williamsburg,” I say, trying to get in the mood. "I could whip butter. Wear period clothing. Like a calico dress with an apron or whatever they wore in colonial times. I heard they are not allowed to converse in modern language and the kids keep trying to trip them up. That could be fun. Only I'm not sure if they're hiring Asians based on historical accuracy..." "Lara Jean, we're living in the Hamilton Age! Phillipa Soo is half Chinese, remember? If she can play Eliza Hamilton, you can make butter.

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Jenny Han (Always and Forever, Lara Jean (To All The Boys I've Loved Before #3))

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I run Venture for America, a nonprofit organization that recruits dozens of our nation's top graduates each year and places them in startup and growth companies in Detroit, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Providence, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Cleveland, Philadelphia and other nearby cities the country. Our goal is to help create 100,000 new jobs in the United States by 2025. We provide young companies with talent so they can expand and hire more people. And we train a critical mass of our best and brightest graduates to build businesses and create new opportunities for themselves and others.

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Andrew Yang (Bright People Should Build Things: How We're Rebuilding Our Merit Culture, Creating a Path for Entrepreneurs, and Creating New American Jobs)

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I thought I should call a matchmaker. That seemed like a radical step to me. When I was younger, I never thought of hiring a matchmaker because I always believed I could find a man on my own. He sat next to me on the plane, stood in line behind me at the dry cleaners, worked in the same office, went to the same party, hung out in the same coffee shop. It seemed ridiculous to him now, considering the odds. for this to happen. After all, we don't leave other important aspects of our lives to chance. If you're looking to get a job, don't just hang around in office building lobbies hoping for an employer to strike up a conversation with you. If you're looking to buy a home, don't wander aimlessly from neighborhood to neighborhood alone, hoping to find a home that's for sale that suits your personal taste and has the right number of bedrooms and bathrooms. That's too random. If that's your only method of finding housing, you could become homeless. So you hire a real estate agent to show you potential homes that fit your needs. Why not hire a matchmaker to show you potential partners?

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Lori Gottlieb (Marry Him: The Case for Settling for Mr. Good Enough)

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Okay, what do you think it means? -I ask. -I know. I want to hear what YOU think.” Here it comes. Picking my brain. "Khalil said it's about what society feeds us when we're young and how it comes back later and bites them," I say. β€œBut I think it's about more than just youth. I think it's about us, period." "We who?" Question. "Black people, minorities, poor people. Everyone who is at the bottom of society." "The downtrodden," says Dad. "Yes. We are the ones who are hit the hardest, but we are the ones who fear it the most. That's why the government targeted the Black Panthers, right? Because they were afraid of the panthers? "Uh-huh," says Dad. β€œThe Panthers educated and empowered people. However, this tactic of empowering the downtrodden goes back even further than the Panthers. Name one. Are you serious? It always makes me think. This lasts one second. "The slave rebellion of 1831," I say. "Nat Turner empowered and trained other slaves and led to one of the greatest slave revolts in history." you in it He gives me dap. "So what is the hate that is shown towards 'little babies' in today's society?" "Racism?" "You have to be a little more detailed than that. Think of Khalil and his whole situation. Before you die." "He was a drug dealer." It hurts to say that. "And possibly a gang member." "Why was he a drug dealer? Why are so many people in our neighborhood drug dealers? I remember what Khalil said: He was tired of choosing between light and food. "They need money," I say. "And they don't have many other ways to get it." "Right. A lack of opportunities,” says Papa. β€œCorporate America isn't bringing jobs to our communities, and they're not fucking rushing to hire us. So shit, even if you graduate from high school, a lot of schools in our neighborhood don't prepare us well enough for that. When your mother talked about sending you and your siblings to Williamson, I agreed. Our schools don't get the resources to equip you the way Williamson does. Easier to find a crack here than a good school. "Think about it now," he says. β€œHow did the drugs get into our neighborhood? We're talking a multi-billion dollar industry here, baby. This shit reaches our communities, but I don't know anyone on a private jet. You?" "Not." "Exactly. The drugs come from somewhere and are destroying our community,” he says. β€œYou have people like Brenda who think they need her to survive and then you have the Khalils who think they have to sell her to survive. The Brendas can't get a job unless they're clean, and they can't afford rehab unless they have a job. If the Khalils are arrested for selling drugs, they'll either spend most of their lives in prison, another billion-dollar industry, or have a hard time finding a proper job and will likely start dealing drugs again. This is the hate they have for us, baby, a system designed against us. This is Thug Life.

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Angie Thomas (The Hate You Give (The Hate You Give #1))

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When it comes to hiring someone for a job, β€œdiscrimination based on [political] party was much stronger than discrimination based on race”. An information economy divides by ideas, not genetics.

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Michael Malice (The New Right: A Journey Outside American Politics)

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During the application process, when Podolny asked how many courses should be offered and how large the faculty might be, Jobs scoffed. "If I knew the answers to these questions, I wouldn't have to hire someone like you," he said.

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Tripp Mickle (After Steve: How Apple Became a Trillion Dollar Company and Lost Its Soul)

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I came here to kill you,” I reply. His right eyebrow rises. He's surprised she would admit it so easily. "Why?" he says. "You hired me to do it. It's my job, it's nothing personal." "It's a bit personal for me," says Petrov.

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Sophie Lerche (IvΓ‘n (Underworld, #1))

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RIGHT OR WRONG? Employers are prohibited from practicing gender discrimination in the hiring and promotion of employees.1 ANSWER: False. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1987 that less-skilled women could be hired in male-dominated jobs.2 It did not allow less-skilled men to be hired in female-dominated jobs (e.g., elementary school teacher, nurse, secretary, cocktail bar) . wait, restaurant manager, receptionist, flight attendant). The law also mandates gender discrimination in hiring by requiring quotas, encouraging the hiring of women, and requiring all institutions that receive government support to do a percentage of their business with companies run by women (or minorities). be led.

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Warren Farrell (The Myth of Male Power)

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We have often conducted workshops in offices that were 95-100% white and yet participants have complained bitterly about Affirmative Action. That would make me nervous looking around these rooms and only seeing white people. Apparently these whites were employed; after all we were at his place of work. There were no people of color here, but white people angrily claimed that people of color were taking their jobs. This outrage was not based on any racial reality, but the emotion was obviously genuine. I began to wonder how we managed to maintain this reality: how could we not see how white the workplace and its leadership were, right at the moment we were complaining about not being able to get jobs, because People of Color would be hired by "us"? How could we, as white people, enjoy so much racial privilege and dominance in the workplace and yet believe so firmly that racism has changed direction to now bully us?

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Robin of Angelo

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On the other hand, a president was not a lawyer, accountant, or pilot hired to perform a limited and specialized job. Mobilizing public opinion, forming functioning coalitions: that was the task. Like it or not, people were moved by emotions, not facts. Evoking the best rather than the worst of those emotions, empowering those better angels of our nature with reason and sound politics, taking action while still speaking the truth: that was the bar I had to cross.

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Barack Obama (A Promised Land)

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He told me that all the white men in the region lusted after colored girls. He said he hired many of them for both housework and his business. "And I guarantee you, I had it on every one of them before they got on the payroll." A pause. Silence over the hum of the tires on the upper driveway. "What do you think about it?" "Certainly some refuse," I suggested cautiously. "Not if they want to eat or feed their children," he snorted. "If they don't close, they won't get the job.

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John Howard Griffin (Black Like Me)

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Steve paid attention to all the nuances of the slides, even details that, as far as I could tell, weren't visible to the naked eye, such as Every panel was perfect. He hired a presentations professional, Wayne Goodrich, to finalize these details and ensure that every roadshow stop had all the pieces in place to deliver the presentation and video perfectly.

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Lawrence Levy (After Pixar and Beyond: My Unlikely Journey with Steve Jobs to Make Entertainment History)

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After my initial disappointment, I realized that the fact that Milicent was a normal person and not royalty was more important to her role as a role model. It was more inspiring. She had no superpowers or a wand. She was just smart and smart and good at what she did. We need women to be allowed to be good at what they do. We need them on set, in meetings, behind the scenes, and pens and brushes. We need them to be ourselves, to be human: ordinary and flawed. That way, more girls can see her and think, "I can do that." That way, no one can look at her and say, "She got this job because she's beautiful. She got this job because she slept with someone has." Actually, they hired her because she was that good.

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Mallory O'Meara (The Lady of the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of the Militant Patrick)

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New Rule: After liberals have deleted the word "liberal", they must also delete the word "elite". You will have heard by now the constant attacks on the "elite media" and "liberal elite" from the right. Who might or might not belong to the β€œWashington Elite”? A subgroup of the "East Coast Elite". That he is too influenced by the "Hollywood elite". Basically you're with the terrorists unless you're a kicker from Kansas. If you played a drinking game where you made a drink every time Rush Limbaugh attacks someone for being "elite," you'd be almost as lost as Rush Limbaugh. I don't get it: in other areas, outside of government. -Elite is a good thing, like an elite force. Tiger Woods is an elite golfer. If I need brain surgery, I'd like an elite doctor. But in politics, the elite is bad: the elite aren't down to earth and approachable like you and me and President shit-for-brains. Which is fine, except when there's a scandal involving the Bush administration, it always comes down to an incompetent political official and you're like, "Where did they get these errors from?" Well, now we know: from Pat Robertson. I'm not joking. Take Monica Goodling, for example, who was the third-ranking official at the US Department of Justice before she resigned last week because she was in the midst of the US prosecutors scandal. She is thirty-three years old and although she has never worked as a prosecutor, she has been assigned to oversee the performance of the ninety-three United States Attorneys. How do you get to the top so fast? Harvard? Princeton? No, Goodling got her bachelor's degree from Messiah College, you know, home of the Fighting Christies, and then she went to Pat Robertson's law school. Yes, Pat Robertson, the man who said gay presence at Disney World would cause "earthquakes, tornadoes and possibly a meteor," has a law school. And what kid doesn't want to be there? It's three years and you only have to read one book. US. News & World Report, which compiles the definitive university rankings, lists Regent as a Tier 4 school, which is the lowest score available. Getting into the school is not difficult. You have to abjure satan and draw a pirate on a matchbox. This is for the folks who couldn't get into the University of Phoenix. Would you now guess how many graduates of this teleevangelical diploma factory work in the Bush administration? One hundred and fifty. And you wonder why things are so messy? We are talking about a senior Justice Department official who attended a university founded by a TV presenter. Would you send your daughter to Maury Povich University? And if so, would you expect her to get a White House job? In two hundred years we have gone from "we the people" to "up with the people". From the best and brightest to the dumbest and stupidest. And where better to find people dumb enough to believe George Bush than Pat Robertson's Law School? The problem here in the United States is not that the country is run by elites. It's powered by a bunch of hayseeds. And by the way, the attorney Monica Goodling hired to keep her out of jail went to actual law school.

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Bill Maher (The New New Rules: A Funny Look at Everyone But Me Sticking Their Heads Up Their Ass)

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Picking oranges in Florida. Pushing brooms in New Orleans. Cleaning horse stables in Lufkin, Texas. Distributing real estate brochures on street corners in Phoenix, Arizona. Work jobs that pay cash... It doesn't matter the sides of the coin. What matters is the sight of a weathervane against a bright pink sunset, the sound of their heels on an empty highway in Utah, the rush of the wind in the New Mexico desert, the sight of a kid skipping rope next to a junk Chevrolet. Whim in Fossil, Oregon. What matters is the hum of power lines along Highway 50 west of Elko, Nevada, and a dead crow in a ditch outside of Rainbarrel Springs. Sometimes he's sober and sometimes he gets drunk. Once he lies down in an abandoned shed just across the California state line from Nevada and drinks for four days at a time. It ends with seven hours of intermittent vomiting. For the first hour or so the vomiting is so constant and so violent that he is convinced it will kill him. Later, one can only wish that it were so. And when he's done he swears it's over, no more alcohol for him, he's finally learned his lesson, and a week later he's lying drunk again, staring at the weird stars behind the restaurant he's in employed as a dishwasher. . He's a trapped animal and doesn't care... Sometimes he wonders what he's thinking, what he's doing, where the hell he's going, and these questions tend to make him rush to the next one looking for a bottle. . Because he's not really going anywhere. He just follows the hidden roads and drags his trap behind him, he just listens to the call of those roads and goes from one to the other. Caught or not, sometimes he's lucky; sometimes he sings in his chains like the sea. He wants to see the next weathervane before the next pink sunset. He wants to see the nearest silo collapse at the end of a missing farmer's long-abandoned northern field and see the nearest truck marked TONOPAH GRAVEL or ASPLUNDH HEAVY CONSTRUCTION whiz by. He's in bum heaven, lost in America's split personalities. He wants to hear the wind in the canyons and know he's the only one who hears it. He wants to scream and hear the echoes flee.

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Stephen King

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This crossover spirit of managers and engineers, the idea of ​​designing, manufacturing and distributing as a kind of holy war - all this folklore was invented by PR and publicists hired by managers and engineers to popularize big companies in the olden days do. Time. , which it certainly wasn't at first. Today, engineers and managers wholeheartedly believe in the glorious things their ancestors did to say about them. Yesterday's snow job becomes today's sermon.

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Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (The Pianist)

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Our only hope is to follow Jesus' example and get back out there and win people over with ridiculous love and a lifestyle that eventually makes them sit up and get attention. Look, no church can do that for me, none that ever hired us, none that we planted, none that we dreamed up in our imaginations. This is my high calling: to live on a mission as the adoptive daughter of Jesus. If the people around me are not moved by my Christ or my church, then I must do a miserable job representing them both.

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Jen Hatmaker (Interrupted: When Jesus Ruins Your Cozy Christianity)

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right now it will take you a huge step closer to your goal of getting rich. Make sure it's something scary, something you really would rather not do because it's so uncomfortable, something that makes you feel like throwing up, like renting out that massive space for your new portfolio company , flying across the country and figuring out how to get in front of the guy who's hiring for that engineering job he's perfect for, coldly approaching ten leads, hiring a new full-time employee, etc.

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Jen Sincero (You're a Moneymaker Banger: Master the Wealth Mindset)

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Think of your average market research company. These knowledge-intensive companies often hire well-educated young people with decent degrees to do two things: call people over dinner to ask stupid questions, or analyze the data those phone calls throw up. It is questionable how much intellectual ability is required in these jobs. What they need is a nice accent and a thick coat. Not surprisingly, one call center operator described the job as "an assembly line in the head."3

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Mats Alvesson (The Stupid Paradox: The Power and Pitfalls of Functional Stupidity at Work)

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Because if the current system worked properly and the hiring processes were successful in recruiting and promoting the right people to the right positions under all circumstances, I seriously doubt that many senior positions would be filled by middle-aged white men.

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Reni Eddo-Lodge (Why I don't talk to white people about race anymore)

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He hired me on the spot for forty dollars a week in cash. I was excited. It was my first real job. Babysitting, tutoring, doing homework for other children, mowing the lawn, swapping bottles and selling junk didn't count. Forty dollars a week was a lot of money.

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Jeannette Walls (The Glass Castle)

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Follow these five decision-making steps when hiring someone: Understand the job, consider three to five people, study the candidate's track record to find their strengths, talk about it with the candidate's peers and explain the new employee's task.

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Peter F. Drucker (El diario Drucker)

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America isn't bringing jobs to our communities, and they certainly aren't rushing to hire us. So shit, even if you graduate from high school, a lot of schools in our neighborhood don't prepare us well enough for that. That's why when your mother talked about sending you and yours

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Angie Thomas (The Hate You Give (The Hate You Give #1))

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Newsweek has never hired women as writers and only one or two women on the staff have been promoted to that rank, no matter how talented... Every aspiring journalist interviewed for a job was told, "If you want to be a writer, go you somewhere." Otherwise, women don't write for Newsweek.

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Lynn Povich (The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace)

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It is not a lack of self-confidence that keeps people from seeking jobs for which they do not meet all the requirements, but a lack of confidence in other people's abilities, believing them capable of doing the job and them therefore set. " said the leadership expert who polled a thousand people on this finding. "The main obstacle is not a misperception of yourself, but a misperception of what an actual requirement or rule is, how processes like this actually work, and this is a particular problem for women.

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Alexandra Chang (Dispersal Days)

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One of the first people I interviewed was Alvy Ray Smith, a charismatic Texan with a Ph.D. in computer science and a brilliant resume that included teaching positions at New York University and UC Berkeley and a job at Xerox PARC, the renowned research and development laboratory in Palo Alto. I had mixed feelings when I met Alvy because honestly he seemed more qualified than me to run the lab. I can still remember the discomfort in my stomach, that instinctive ache of a potential threat: This, I thought, could be the guy who will one day take over my job. I hired him anyway.

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Ed Catmull (Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces Standing in the Way of True Inspiration)

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It's boring." "Oh," I said. I rubbed my jaw. "Do you think I should have used four colors?" Bob stared at me for a second and said, "I have nightmares about the hell where I am just adding up numbers and trying to converse with people like you." I frowned to my skull and nodded. "Very well. You think it needs more drama." "Anything else. Drama would do. Or boobs. I sighed and saw where that train of thought was going. 'I'm not going to hire a leggy secretary, Bob.' I didn't say anything about the legs. But while we're on the subject...

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Jim Butcher (Side Jobs (The Dresden Files, #12.5))

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As much as I loved the job and the people I worked with, I didn't fit into the Shearson organization. I was too wild For example, as a joke that now seems pretty silly, I hired a stripper to remove her cape while I was giving a chalkboard talk at the California Grain & Feed Association annual meeting. I also punched my boss in the face. Not surprisingly they fired me. But the agents, their clients, and even those who fired me loved me and wanted to continue receiving my advice. Better yet, they were willing to pay me to do it, so I founded Bridgewater Associates in 1975.

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Ray Dalio (Principles: Life and Works)

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The persistence is on merit and implies that every current white-majority leadership in every industry got there through hard work and with no outside help, as if whiteness wasn't their own help, as if it didn't imply a warming familiarity. an interviewer for a candidate. When each of the aforementioned sectors has such horrible racial representation, you'd have to be kidding yourself if you really think that the homogenous tide of middle-aged white males currently clogging the upper echelons of most professions came through with nothing but talent. . We do not live in a meritocracy, and to pretend that simple hard work leads to success for all is an exercise in willful ignorance. Being opposed to affirmative action based on a fear of finding the best person for the job means you inadvertently reveal what you believe to be talent. like and the kind of person you think has the talent. Because if the current system worked properly and hiring practices were successful in recruiting and promoting the right people to the right jobs under all circumstances, I seriously doubt that many senior positions would be filled by middle-aged white men.

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Reni Eddo-Lodge (Why I don't talk to white people about race anymore)

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Nine Southern states enacted vagrant statutes that essentially made it a criminal offense not to work and applied selectively to blacks, and eight of those states enacted criminal statutes allowing the hiring of county inmates for plantation owners and private businesses. Prisoners were forced to work for little or no wages. A vagrant law specifically required "all free blacks and mulattoes over the age of 18" to have written proof of employment at the beginning of the year. Those who did not have legal employment were considered vagrants and condemned. The purpose of the black codes in general, and the laws lurking around in particular, was clearly to establish another system of forced labor. In the words of W.E.B. Du Bois: β€œThe codes speak for themselves. . . . No open-minded student can read them without being convinced that they mean nothing more and nothing less than slavery in everyday work.

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Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Color Blindness)

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Amazon's recruitment process has a flywheel effect: it pays more and more the longer it's used. Ideally, the bar is raised higher and higher, so that over time the employees can say: "I'm glad I started back then. If I applied for a job today, I'm not sure I'd get hired!

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Colin Bryar (Working backwards: Insights, stories and secrets from inside Amazon)

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When you went to law school, you had a noble idea of ​​what a lawyer should be. A champion of individual rights; a defender of the constitution; guardians of the oppressed; a champion of his client's principles. Then, after six months of practice, you realize we're just guns for hire. Mouthpieces for sale to the highest bidder, available to anyone, any thief, any scoundrel with enough money to pay our outrageous fees. Nothing shocks you. It's supposed to be an honorable profession, but you'll meet so many corrupt lawyers that you'll want to quit and find an honest job. Yes, Mitch, you're getting cynical. And it's really sad.

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John Grisham (The Company)

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You need to determine if they have proven to be exceptional in any way. The most obvious evidence is excellent performance within an excellent peer group. If you're not that excited about hiring someone for a specific job, don't do it. You two will probably make each other miserable.

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Ray Dalio (Principles: Life and Works)

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In the fall of 1937, The New York Times delivered its analysis of the economic downturn: β€œSome attribute the cause to taxes and alleged federal restrictions on industry; by others, to the demoralization of production by the strikes”. Both the taxes and the strikes were the result of Roosevelt's policies; the strikes had been made possible by the Wagner law of the previous year. As scholars have long pointed out, the high wages generated by New Deal legislation helped the workers who earned them. But the rigidity of those wages also prevented companies from hiring additional workers. Hence the continuing shortage of jobs in the second half of the 1930s.

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Amity Shlaes (The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression)

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What is the Resilience Delivery System? In part, it is the nurturing and nurturing adult who is paying attention. It is the fellowship of unconditional love that represents the very "no matter what" of God. They say that an educated inmate does not relapse. It's not because an education gets this guy hired anywhere. Because your perspective is broader and more educated, you can get rejected in ninety-three interviews and still not give up. has gained resilience. Sometimes resilience comes when you discover your own unwavering goodness. The poet Galway Kinnell writes: 'Sometimes it is necessary to restore the beauty of a thing.

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Gregory Boyle (Heart Tattoos: The Power of Boundless Compassion)

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All the way home I told myself how wonderful and selfless it was that I had decided to stay home with my baby full-time, that I didn't have to abandon him in a soulless facility or hire a stranger to raise him. When friends, family, or acquaintances asked me how I came to this decision, I didn't say, "I would never get a job that paid me enough money for decent childcare." And I didn't say, "I don't have any family nearby who would be willing to help with regular childcare." And I didn't say, "I live in a society whose politics reflect the fact that there's still a deep ambivalence about mothers' work." Instead he said: "I just know what's best for us.

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Kim Brooks (Small Animals: Parenting in the Age of Fear)

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Companies often wonder what to outsource and what not. One possible answer: outsource all work that is not directly exposed to competitive pressures, because outsourcing exposes you to competitive pressures. (I mean "outsource" in the sense of hiring another company, not in the more specific sense of hiring a foreign company.)

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Paul Graham (Hackers and Painters: Big Ideas of the Computer Age)

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I carry around an invisible box of t-shirts with "Team Ian" written on the front. My goal is to convince everyone I know to become my fan and show it by wearing the Team Ian shirt. When they do, for at least ten minutes I feel like I deserve their approval and love. If I have a bunch of people not wearing it I can fall into a rut I've visited so many times I should have it decorated and set up. For me, life is like one long job interview trying to impress everyone I meet enough to get hired. The routine is exhausting, especially for everyone else. I confessed this crazy practice to my spiritual guide. He smiled, put his arm around my shoulders and said, "I never trust a man who doesn't limp.

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Ian Morgan Cron (Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me: A Memoir ... Irgendwie)

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If you get hired for a job, take a moment to reflect on all the lost jobs and/or failed interviews that led to that win. You can view them as necessary challenges along the way. When we learn to stop segmenting the experiences and stages of our lives and instead see them as scenes and actions in a larger narrative, we gain a perspective that helps us manage anxiety.

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Jay Shetty (Think Like a Monk: Train Your Mind Every Day for Peace and Purpose)

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Still allergic to PowerPoints and formal presentations, he insisted that people around the table discuss problems from different angles and the perspectives of different departments. Since he believed that Apple's great advantage lies in the integration of the entire widget, from design to hardware and software to content, he wanted all departments of the company to work together in parallel. The phrases he used were "deep collaboration" and "simultaneous engineering". Instead of a development process in which a product would sequentially go through engineering, design, manufacturing, marketing and sales, these different departments worked together simultaneously. "Our approach was to build integrated products, and that meant our process had to be integrated and collaborative," Jobs said. This approach was also applied to key settings. Candidates would meet with top executives (Cook, Tevanian, Schiller, Rubinstein, Ive) and not just the managers of the department they wanted to work in. "Then we all get together without the person and talk about whether that fits," Jobs said.

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Walter Isaacson (Steve Jobs)

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If you need to improve your focus and learn to avoid distractions, take a moment to visualize in as much detail as possible what you are going to do. It's easier to know what's to come when you have a whole script in your head. Companies say such tactics are important in all sorts of situations, including when you're applying for a job or deciding who to hire. Every company wants candidates who tell stories. "We're looking for people who describe their experiences as a kind of narrative," Andy Billings, vice president of video game giant Electronic Arts, told me. "It's an indication that someone has an instinct to connect the dots and understand how the world works at a deeper level. That's what everyone's trying to achieve." Third

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Charles Duhigg (Smarter, Faster, Better: The Secrets to Being Productive)

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In 1980, AT&T commissioned McKinsey & Co, one of the world's most respected business consulting firms, to predict how many cell phone users there would be in the United States, approximately 900,000. In fact, it was about 100 million. So close! Only by a difference of ninety-nine million one hundred thousand, a factor of 120.14

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Taylor Pearson (The End of Jobs: Money, Meaning and Freedom Without the 9-5)

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The Atonist nobility knew that it was impossible to organize and control an empire from Britain. The British Isles were geographically too far west for effective management. To be closer to the β€œmarkets,” Atonist executives coveted Rome. Moreover, through their armed Templar branch and their ceaseless murderous "crusades," they made forays farther east. Its double-headed control eagle ruled over the eastern and western hemispheres. Once there were seats of Druidic learning in most countries, so the Atonist or Christian system spread in a similar fashion. His agents were sent from Britain and Rome to many regions and for many dark purposes. To this day, the nobility of Europe and the East are controlled from London and Rome. Nothing has changed in the domain of Aton. As Alan Butler and Stephen Dafoe have shown, the Culdea monks we write about were employed as tutors for elite families across Europe for generations. In their book The Knights Templar Revealed, the authors highlight the role played by Culdean supporters as guardians of the super-wealthy and influential Catholic dynasties of Burgundy, Champagne and Lorraine, France. Research on the Templars and their associated "salt line" dynasties shows that the seven great Crusades were not instigated or participated in for the reasons given in most official history books. As we show here, the Templars were the military wing of the British and European Atonists. It was his job to conquer lands, slaughter rivals, and rebuild the so-called "Temple of Solomon" or, more accurately, Akhenaten's New World Order. Once created, the Jesus story was transplanted from Britain, where it was invented, to Galilee and Judea. This was done so that Christianity would not appear remarkably Druidic in its complexion. Receiving Christianity in Britain was one thing; to be born there was another. The Atonists knew that their distorted religion was based on ancient Amenism and Druidism. They knew that their Jesus, Iesus or Yeshua, was based on the Druidic Iesa or Iusa and that a large number of educated people around the world knew it too. His difficulty was in creating a credible King of Light who would sufficiently appeal to the many pagan nations of the world. His employees, like Saint Paul (Josephus Piso), were allowed to plunder the archives of the pagans. They were instructed to draw on the Star Gnostic canon and the ancient solar theologies of Egypt, Chaldea and Ireland. Archetypal elements like ingredients would simply be jumbled and rearranged, and more importantly, the territory of the new man-god would be shifted to fit the metaplan.

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Michael Tsarion (The Irish Origins of Civilization, Volume One)

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When people search for the causes of failure, they are predisposed to one of these positions. Let's say you apply for a job but don't get hired. These are some of the possible answers he gives. Global: I don't look good on paper and I get nervous in job interviews. Specific: I really don't know enough about the types of products they sell. To look good in an interview, I need to feel more about the business. Chronicle: I do not have a dynamic and responsible personality. It's not who I am. Temporary: I had just recovered from the flu and hadn't slept well. I wasn't at my best. Personnel: The job was there. I just couldn't. Universal: You probably already had an informant selected; the job hunt was for show and no stranger would have gotten the job.

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barry schwartz

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What is the value of the sensitive? Look around you: we live in an ugly and stupid world that could have been avoided if the sensitive had been there and had the power to influence things. That ugly blocky concrete mall? The princess would feel that no one with such a horrific background could have peace of mind, and would demand something akin to a traditional building with ornate turrets and comfortable human rooms in its place. No princess would want this crude gibberish around her, nor would she recognize music that neglects the finer parts of composition, melody, harmony, rhythm and narrative. Instead, he would hire Schubert. Schools that treat students like cattle, jobs that are prisons, marriages that are suicide pacts, and boring homes? Likewise, a princess would not wear them, perceiving them as abusive towards themselves and others. When we were kids, we made fun of the princess's sensibilities. A pea, under twenty mattresses, really? The point, in the visual-metaphorical language of fable, religion, literature, and conspiracy theory, tells us that it does indeed take sensitivity and power to save the rest of us from what lies ahead of us not perceiving in this story the princess simply a finer instrument. After twenty years we might find that we wake up tired in the morning and eventually investigate and find the pea, but she knew immediately, intuitively and by the nature of her character. That's part of what makes an aristocrat.

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Brett Stevens

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I worked for Marshall Field. This is the World Book Company. And it was steep up and down. No trades, no deals, no rebates, no gimmicks, and we mainly hire teachers, preachers, and housewives. So he went straight like an arrow. It was great work. Pure special sale. No wheels and offers. World book, no offers. No trade-ins, no discounts, no gimmicks, nothing: cash. Money. money in advance.

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James W. Murphy (Who said you can't sell ice cream to Eskimos?)

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Phoebe Hurty hired me to write lyrics for teenage clothes. I had to wear the clothes I praised. That was part of the job. And I became friends with his two children who were my age. I was at his house the whole time. She spoke obscenely to me, her children, and our friends when we brought her over. she was funny She was liberating. She taught us to be rude in conversations not only about sexual matters, but also about American history and famous heroes, about the distribution of wealth, about school, about everything. Now I make a living being rude. I'm clumsy at that. I keep trying to emulate the rudeness that was so elegant in Phoebe Hurty. I now think Grace had an easier time with her than me because of the mood during the Great Depression. She believed what so many Americans believed at the time: that when prosperity came, the nation would be happy, just, and sane. I don't hear that word anymore: prosperity. It used to be a synonym for paradise. And Phoebe Hurty could believe the rudeness she recommended would shape an American paradise. Now his rudeness is in fashion. But nobody believes in a new American paradise anymore. I miss Phoebe Hurty.

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Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (Breakfast of Champions)

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In 1970, Alix Kates Shulman, a wife, mother, and writer who had joined the women's liberation movement in New York, wrote a moving account of how the initial equality and camaraderie in her marriage had deteriorated after she had children. "[Now] I was confined to the company of two demanding preschoolers and the four walls of an apartment. It seemed unfair that while my husband's life had changed little by the time the children were born, life at home was the only life I had. I had." Her job became even more demanding, involving late nights and trips out of town. She now found it virtually impossible to work from home. "I didn't have time for myself, the kids were always around." Neither did she nor her husband was happy with the situation, so they did something radical that got a lot of media coverage: they entered into a prenuptial agreement... In it, they declared that β€œevery family member has an equal right to his or her time, work, values, and choices.” ... The ability to make more money is already a privilege that should not be compounded by allowing the top earner to pay their dues and burdening the bottom earner or someone hired from outside." The agreement insisted that housework be split 50:50 and, listen to these girls, "if one party works overtime on any housework, they must be compensated by the other for doing the same work." it was a complete collapse of the workplace...in other words, the agreement recognized and valued both the physical and emotional/mental work involved in raising children. At the end of the article, Shulman commented on how much happier she and her husband were as a result of the settlement. In the two years since its founding, Shulman wrote three children's books, a biography, and a novel. But also listen to what it meant to her husband, who now saw his children every day. Four months into the agreement, our daughter said to my husband one day, 'You know Daddy, I loved Mommy more than you, but now I love you both equally.

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Susan J. Douglas (The Myth of the Mother: The Idealization of Motherhood and How It Has Undermined All Women)

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Gene Berdichevsky, one of the members of the solar-powered car team, was excited when he heard about Straubel. Berdichevsky, a college student, has volunteered to drop out of school to work for free and sweep floors at Tesla when necessary to get a job. The founders were impressed by his spirit and hired Berdichevsky after a meeting. This put Berdichevsky in the awkward position of calling his Russian immigrant parents, two nuclear submarine engineers, to tell them he was resigning from Stanford to join an electric car start-up. As employee number 7, he spent part of the work day in Menlo Park's office and the rest in Straubel's living room, designing three-dimensional models of the car's powertrain on the computer and building prototype battery packs in the garage. "I'm only now realizing how crazy that was," Berdichevsky said.

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Ashlee Vance (Elon Musk: Inventing the Future)

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A month later, on July 9, 2012, Stevens and embassy security personnel led by DS Agent Eric Nordstrom petitioned the State Department to expand the presence of a Site Security Team, or SST, composed of sixteen active duty military specialists. . The Defense Ministry's Africa Command, which oversaw the unit, was willing to extend the team's stay in Tripoli. But State Department officials decided that DS agents and on-site guards could do the job and that SST operators were not needed. In the weeks that followed, General Carter Ham, head of Africa Command, twice asked Stevens if he wanted the SST to remain in Libya. Despite his earlier request to extend the team's stay, Stevens did not contest the decision by State Department officials in Washington. He turned down Ham's offers and the SST left Libya, although Stevens went ahead with his plans to visit the troubled city of Benghazi.

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Mitchell Zuckoff (13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi)

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The new black conservatives assume that without affirmative action programs, white Americans will make decisions based on merit, not race. However, they have not provided any evidence of this. Most Americans know that career choices are made for merit as well as personal reasons. And it is precisely this personal dimension that is often influenced by racist perceptions. Therefore, the relevant debate about Black hiring is never "merit versus race," but rather whether hiring decisions are based on merit influenced by racial prejudice toward Black people, or on merit influenced by racial prejudice toward minorities and women, as required by law. In the face of actual employment practices, conservative black rhetoric about non-racial hiring criteria (usually coupled with calls for dismantling positive action mechanisms) justifies little more than justifying actual racial profiling practices.

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Cornel West (race affairs)

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If we agree that the continuum of education, employment and retirement is no longer a linear 'cradle to grave' construct, then various tools to deal with this reality will become increasingly redundant. A typical example is the job descriptions used for recruitment. Hiring leaders often write this as a reflection of their own experiences, ignoring the fact that we are entering an era where the emphasis should be less on competition and more on transferable skills.

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Gyan Nagpal

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Corporate America isn't bringing jobs to our communities, and they're not fucking rushing to hire us. So shit, even if you graduate from high school, a lot of schools in our neighborhood don't prepare us well enough for that. When your mother talked about sending you and your siblings to Williamson, I agreed. Our schools don't get the resources to equip you the way Williamson does. It's easier to find crack than to find a good school around here. "Now,

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Angie Thomas (The Hate You Give (The Hate You Give #1))

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It's a shame that many Americans outside of the elite bubbles know exactly what's wrong, but our leaders seem determined not to do anything about it. Any attempt to break the shackles of government and the anchors of corporations so they can grow, innovate and create jobs is demagoguery as "tax breaks for the rich" or "favors for the 1 percent". Never mind that many of those who would benefit are small business owners who have been decimated in recent years, first by the economic meltdown and then by the government policies put in place to 'fix' it. The money printed by the Federal Reserve to keep the economy inflated goes to Wall Street, not Main Street, so small businesses don't borrow it to pay for expansion. Even if they wanted to expand, about a third of all US workers are employed in companies with fifty employees or fewer, and Obamacare claims that hiring fifty-first will face crippling new mandatory health care costs.

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Mike Huckabee (God, Guns, Grits and Gravy)

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Argument 4: Affirmative action is unfair to white men because it makes them lose opportunities to less qualified women and people of color. As with argument 3, keep in mind that these are rendering targets that we're missing. When you say that a representative number of women or people of color eliminate deserving white men, you are saying that women and people of color deserve to be underrepresented in our schools and our businesses, and that white men account for a larger majority of them deserve locations. We see differences in work and education across racial and gender lines. Either you believe these differences exist because you believe that people of color and women are less intelligent, less hard-working, and less talented than white men, or you believe that there are systemic issues that prevent women and people of color from being equal Color to be hired for positions Job, encouraged, paid a fair wage and was accepted to college.

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Ijeoma Oluo (So you want to talk about races)

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Here's an example to illustrate the point. On one level, when a smoker takes a smoke break, they are simply looking for the nicotine their body is craving. This is the functional dimension. But that's not all that happens. They rent cigarettes for the emotional benefit of calming and relaxing you. And if you work in a typical office building, you're forced to go outside to a designated smoking area. But this choice is also social: you can take a break from work and hang out with your friends. From this perspective, people turn to Facebook for many of the same reasons. They log on to Facebook in the middle of the workday to take a break from work, relax for a few minutes while thinking about other things, and gather around a virtual water dispenser with faraway friends. In a way, Facebook is competing with cigarettes to get hired for the same job. Which one the smoker chooses depends on the circumstances of their struggle at that particular point in time.

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Clayton M. Christensen (Racing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice)

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REHABILITATE JOBS. Wisconsin-born Coast Guard seaman who adopted Steve in 1955 with his wife Clara. REED JOBS. Eldest son of Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell. RONALD JOHNSON. Hired by Jobs in 2000 to develop Apple Stores. JEFFREY KATZENBERG. As head of Disney Studios, he clashed with Eisner and resigned in 1994 to co-found DreamWorks SKG. Alan Kay. A creative and colorful computing pioneer, who envisioned the first personal computers, helped organize Jobs' visit to Xerox PARC and his purchase of Pixar. DANIEL KOTTKE. Jobs' closest friend in Reed, fellow pilgrim to India, former Apple employee. JOHN LASSETER. Co-founder and creative force at Pixar. DAN'L LEWIN. Head of Marketing with jobs at Apple and later at NeXT. MIKE MARKKULA. First major investor and President of Apple, a father figure to Jobs. REGIS MCKENNA. An advertising genius who guided Jobs from the start and remained a trusted advisor. Mike Murray. Macintosh's first marketing manager. PAUL OTELLINI. Intel CEO who helped move the Macintosh to Intel chips but didn't get the iPhone business. LAUREN POWELL. A bright and cheerful Penn graduate, attended Goldman Sachs and then Stanford Business School and married Steve Jobs in 1991. GEORGE RILEY. Jobs' friend and lawyer, born in Memphis. ARTHUR ROCK. Legendary tech investor, early Apple board member, father figure to Jobs. JONATHAN "RUBY" RUBINSTEIN. Worked with Jobs at NeXT, became Chief Hardware Engineer at Apple in 1997. MIKE SCOTT. Brought in by Markkula as President of Apple in 1977 to try to manage Jobs.

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Walter Isaacson (Steve Jobs)

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There's all kinds of ways to look at this, Sam. Think of it this way. I need a job; Good. Is that a reason why the job I'm getting must ruin me? To look. All I want is to get enough money to keep us solvent for the next year until I can figure things out; Meanwhile, I want to keep my own identity. As such, I strive to avoid any type of work that might be considered β€œinteresting” on its own. I want something that can't touch me. I want a big, bloated corporation that's been making money in its sleep for a hundred years, hiring eight people for every job because nobody cares how boring it is. you should do I want to go to a place like that and say look. You can have my body and my cute college smile for so many hours a day in exchange for so many dollars, and on top of that, we're strictly left alone. picture received?

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Richard Yates (Way of Revolution)

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October 29 CHARACTER IS DESTINY β€œEach person acquires their own character, but their official roles are randomly assigned. You should invite some to your table because they deserve it, others because they might deserve it." - SENECA, MORAL LETTERS, 47.15b In the hiring process, most employers look at what school someone went to, what jobs they've had in the past "Because past successes can be an indicator of future success. But is it always? There are many people who have been successful through luck. Maybe they got to Oxford or Harvard because of their parents. And what about a young man who doesn't have any Had time to build up a track record? Are they useless? Of course not. Because of this, character is a much better measure of a man or woman. Not just jobs, but friendships, relationships, everything. Heraclitus expressed it as a maxim from: "Character is destiny." When it comes to advancing one's position in life, character is the best lever, maybe not in the short term, but certainly in the long term timely. And the same goes for the people you invite into your life.

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Ryan Holiday (The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living)

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But by acknowledging racism as part of a system, rather than limiting ourselves to our ability to win over racists, we can focus on how our actions interact with systemic racism. No, the problem isn't just that a white person thinks blacks are lazy and that hurts people's feelings, it's that the belief that blacks are lazy is being reinforced and reinforced by a general dialogue that believes the same and use that belief . to justify not hiring blacks for jobs, not providing black housing, and discriminating against blacks in schools.

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Ijeoma Oluo (So you want to talk about races)

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Limited resources instead of understaffed to get the job done. Baking in numbers instead of inclusive. In August instead of August. Commissioned by the organization rather than commissioned. The look of the plan, not what the plan will look like. Double-click the point instead of emphasizing it. Drill down instead of analysis. Find out instead of investigating further. Looking ahead instead of into the future. He operationalized his goal instead of achieving it. Aggressively increase headcount instead of hiring a lot of people. Or bandwidth, as in I don't have the bandwidth (time) for this meeting or He doesn't have it

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Kenneth Roman (Writing that Works: How to Communicate Effectively in Business)

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Much of what is required to succeed in school, at work, and in one's own community consists of cultural habits acquired through adaptation to one's social environment. Such cultural adaptations are referred to as β€œcultural capital”. Segregation causes social groups to form different codes of behavior and communication. Some habits that help people in highly segregated, disadvantaged environments undermine their ability to thrive in more beneficial, integrated environments. At Strive, a vocational training organization, Gyasi Headen teaches black and Hispanic youth how to show their "game face" on the job. "Game Face" is these men's angry and menacing behavior to protect themselves from attack in their separate crime-ridden neighborhoods. As one trainee put it, it's the face you make "at 12 o'clock in the morning you're in the neighborhood and they're going to try to catch you". 102 But habit can freeze you in place, intimidating people from outside the ghetto and confusing defensiveness with aggressiveness. It can be so ingrained that black men may not realize they are glowering at others. This reduces your chances of getting hired. The "face of the game" is a form of cultural capital that circulates in segregated, marginalized communities, helping its members to survive. Outside these communities, it imposes severe disadvantages on its owners. Urban ethnographer Elijah Anderson highlights the cruel dilemma this poses for ghetto dwellers who aspire to embody values ​​and aspire to positions of responsibility in society at large.103 When they manifest their β€œdecent” values ​​in their neighborhoods, they become targets ruthless bullying by those who have subscribed to the "Callejeros," who gain the esteem of their peers by demonstrating their ability and willingness to physically insult and intimidate others with impunity. To protect themselves from their tormentors and win the esteem of their peers, they take on the face of the game, wearing "gangster" clothes and adopting the posture style that indicates they are "evil". This survival strategy makes them outcasts in the larger community. The police single them out for questioning, search and arrest.104 Shopkeepers refuse to serve them or serve them roughly while keeping an eye on them to make sure they are not stealing. Employers refuse to hire them.105 Or employ them in substandard and segregated jobs. A restaurant owner may hire black people to wash dishes, but not as waiters, where he could earn tips.

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Elizabeth S. Anderson (The Imperative of Integration)

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Take job applications for example. In the 21st century, the decision to hire someone for a job is increasingly being made with the help of algorithms. We cannot trust machines to set the relevant ethical standards, humans will still have to do it, but once we have decided on an ethical standard in the labor market, for example that it is wrong to discriminate against black people or against women, we can trust machines to implement and maintain these standards better than humans. A human manager may know and even agree that it is unethical to discriminate against black people and women, but then when a black woman applies for a job, the manager unknowingly discriminates against her and chooses not to hire her. If we allow a computer to evaluate job applications and program computers to completely ignore race and gender, we can be sure that the computer will ignore these factors because computers have no subconscious. Of course, it won't be easy to write code to evaluate applications, and there's always a risk that engineers will somehow program their own unconscious biases into the software, but once we discover such bugs, it'll probably be a lot easier to fix them to debug the software. . Software that frees people from their racist and misogynist prejudices.

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Yuval Noah Harari (21 Lessons for the 21st Century)

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Toyota wasn't really concerned that he was giving away his "secret sauce". Toyota's competitive advantage rested firmly on its proprietary, complex, and often unspoken processes. In hindsight, Ernie Schaefer, a longtime GM executive who visited the Toyota plant, told NPR's This American Life that he realized there were no special secrets to be seen in manufacturing plants. "You know, we were never forbidden to walk around the facility, understand some of their key people and even ask them questions," Schaefer said. "I've often wondered why they did it. And I think they realized that we asked the wrong questions. We didn't get that big picture." No surprise, really. Processes are often difficult to understand: they are a combination of formal, defined and documented steps and expectations and informal, usual routines or ways of working that have evolved over time. But they are important. As MIT's Edgar Schein has researched and discussed, processes are a crucial part of an organization's unspoken culture.1 They enforce "this is what matters most to us. Processes are immaterial; they belong to the organization. They arise." hundreds and hundreds of small decisions about how to solve a problem. They are fundamental to strategy, but they are also not easy to duplicate. Pixar Animation Studios has also openly shared its creative process with the world. Pixar's chairman, Ed Catmull, literally wrote a book about how the digital film company is taking off n promotes collective creativity2: There are set processes for generating, criticizing, improving and refining a film idea. However, Pixar's competitors have yet to build on Pixar's successes. Like Toyota, the University of Southern New Hampshire is open to potential competitors and regularly offers tours and visits to other educational institutions. In President Paul LeBlanc's view, competition from well-financed organizations with greater brand awareness is always possible. But those assets alone aren't enough to give them an edge. SNHU has taken years to create and integrate the right experiences and processes for its students, and it would be extremely difficult for a potential competitor to duplicate. SNHU didn't invent all of its tactics to recruit and serve its students online. It's borrowed from some of the best practices in for-profit education. However, what you do with the laser focus is make sure that all of your processes, hundreds and hundreds of individual "how we do it" processes, are specifically geared to how best to respond to the work students are hiring you to do . β€œWe believe there are benefits to 'owning' these processes in-house,” says LeBlanc, β€œand some of that is related to our culture and passion for students.

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Clayton M. Christensen (Racing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice)

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... only college-educated girls were hired at Newsweek, and we were called "girls" back then to sort and deliver the mail, humbly pushing our carts from door to door in our appropriate bridesmaid dresses and heels. When we got through that, we'd be promoted to Clippers, another women's ghetto. Dressed in khaki smocks to keep the ink from staining our clothes, we sat at the clip desk, tagging newspapers, ripping out relevant articles with razor-sharp β€œripsticks,” and mailing the clips to the appropriate departments. β€œBeing a razor was a terrible job,” said writer-director Nora Ephron, who got a job at Newsweek after graduating from Wellesley in 1962, β€œand to make matters worse, she was good at it.

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Lynn Povich (The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued Their Bosses and Changed the Workplace)

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they heard Tupac just before... you know. "Okay, what do you think it means?" "You do not know?" I ask. "I know. I want to hear what you think. Here it goes. I'm recording my brain." Khalil said it's about what society feeds us when we're young and how it comes back later and bites us." I say, "But, I think it's about more than just youth, I think it's about us, period." "Who are we?" he asks. β€œThe blacks, the minorities, the poor. All at the bottom of society.” β€œThe downtrodden,” says Dad. "Yes. We are the ones who are hit the hardest, but we are the ones who fear it the most. That's why the government targeted the Black Panthers, right? Because they were afraid of the panthers? "Oh huh," says dad. β€œThe Panthers educated and empowered people. However, this tactic of empowering the downtrodden goes back even further than the Panthers. Name one.” Are you serious? It always makes me think. This one lasts a second. "The slave rebellion of 1831," I say. β€œNat Turner empowered and trained other slaves and led to one of the greatest slave revolts ever.” β€œOkay, okay. you about it He gives me a dap. "So, what is the hate that is shown towards 'little babies' in today's society?" "Racism?" Think of Khalil and his whole situation. Before he died.” β€œHe was a drug dealer.” It hurts to say that. "And possibly a gang member." "Why was he a drug dealer? Why are so many people in our neighborhood drug dealers? I remember what Khalil said: He was tired of choosing between light and food. "You need money," I say. "And they don't have many other ways to get it." "Correct. Lack of opportunities," says Dad. "Corporate America isn't putting jobs in our communities, and they're not hiring us any damn quick. So shit, even if you graduate high school, a lot of the schools in our neighborhood doesn't prepare us well enough. When your mother talked about sending you and your siblings to Williamson, I agreed. Our schools don't get the resources to equip you like Williamson does, finding crack is easier than a good school. " here.

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Angie Thomas (The Hate You Give)

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I know for a fact that if I had the physique of Serena Williams or Jennifer Lopez, I would be horrible... If I had a physique even remotely similar to theirs, I would be terrifying. My butt would make me do really inappropriate and rude things. It would be so ridiculous if people could pick my lips from a set. I would wear zero clothes, anywhere, anytime, any day. I showed up at church in a denim thong and a crop top and had the nerve to sit right next to the head director and dare her to tell me anything. And if anyone would say something to me, I would say, β€œJesus has blessed me in so many ways, and I'm just showing His works. HALLELUJAH.” People would be disgusted and horrified at me and I wouldn't care. All insults bounced off my wide buttocks. Much is given to much, and I would demand that not an inch of cloth be given to my much. I would hire a band whose only job would be to follow me and play the theme song for my Yansh depending on the mood I was in... I could choose to walk backwards into any room I entered , because why not? .. I could also make my booty my own limited liability company and appoint myself CEO and President of Donk. My jeans would be a tax-deductible business expense, and I would add my butt to the Skills section of my LinkedIn profile. Everyone would spit their share of hatred at my dance and I wouldn't even see it, protected as it would be by the throne I was sitting on.

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Luvvie Ajayi Jones (I Judge You: The Get Better Guide)

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McDonald's almost hired me and I only applied to meet younger girls. Black, Hispanic, White and Chinese girls, it's written right on the application how McDonald's hires different races and ethnicities. It's girl, girl, girl, buffet. Also on the application, McDonald's says if you have any of the following diseases: hepatitis A, salmonella, shigella, staphylococcus, giardia, or campylobacter, then you can't work there. This is more of a guarantee of what you will get when you meet girls on the street. You can't be too careful. At least McDonald's has officially said it's clean. Also, there's a good chance he's young. Young pimple. laughing young man Young fool and as stupid as me.

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Chuck Palahniuk

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Sheep I define "sheep" as the result of hiring people who have been raised to obey and giving them a job with no brains and enough fear to keep them going. You've probably come across someone who walks like sheep. The TSA "screener" that forces a mother to drink breast milk from a bottle because every other action isn't in the manual. A "customer service representative" who will happily read through a company policy six or seven times, but never really pauses to think about what the policy means. A marketing executive who buys millions of dollars in TV time knowing it won't work is doing so because her boss told her to. It's ironic but not surprising that in our age of increasing reliance on new ideas, rapid change and innovation, walking with sheep is on the rise. That's because we can no longer trust machines to do brain-dead things. We mechanized what we could mechanize. What remains is reducing the cost of manual labor that needs to be done by a human. So we write manuals and get to the bottom of it in search of the cheapest possible labor. And it's not surprising that when we hire this workforce, we look for people who have already been trained to be shy. Getting a student to be shy is much easier than the alternative. Probationary teaching, ensuring obedient behavior, and using fear as a motivator are the easiest and quickest ways to get a child to finish school. So why are we surprised that we are sorting so many sheep? What about graduate school? Because the stakes are higher (opportunity costs, college tuition, and the job market), students fall back on what they were taught. Sheep be well behaved, of course, but still dutiful. And many companies go out of their way to hire employees who are colored within the lines that demonstrate consistency and compliance. And then they give these people jobs where they are managed by fear. Which leads to walking like sheep. ("I can be fired!") It's not the employee's fault, at least not initially. And, of course, the pain is often borne by both the employee and the customer. Is it less efficient to look for alternatives? What happens when you build an organization like W.L. Gore and Associates (makers of Gore-Tex) or the Acumen Fund? At first glance it seems crazy. There is too much overhead, there are too many cats to herd, there is too little predictability and there is too much noise. Then we keep seeing something happening. When you hire great people and give them freedom, they do amazing things. And the pastors and their bosses just watch and shake their heads, certain this is just an exception and too risky for their line of business or their client base. I was at a Google conference last month and spent some time in a room full of (fairly new) Google sales reps. I've been talking to some of them about the state of the industry for a while. And it broke my heart to find out they were running around like sheep. Like the receptionist at a company I was visiting a week later. He acknowledged that the reception is very slow and that she just sits, reads romance novels and waits. And he's been doing it for two years. Like the MBA I met yesterday who takes a job at a big packaging company...because she was offered a great salary and promised a well-known brand. She stays β€œonly ten years, then she has a baby and goes away and becomes self-employed …”. She will get very good at putting coupons in the Sunday paper, but not very good at solving new problems. What a waste. The first step is to give the problem a name. Did. The second step is that anyone who sees themselves in that mirror realizes that they can always quit. You can always claim the career you deserve by simply refusing to walk the same path as everyone else just because everyone else is already walking it.

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Seth Godin (What Are You Doing With That Duck?: And Other Taunts, 2006-2012)

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MY FIRST ASSIGNMENT AFTER THE ORDINATION as a pastor almost finished me. I was called as an assistant pastor in a large and wealthy suburban church. I was happy to be part of an obviously successful organization. After I was there for a short time, a few people approached me and asked me to lead them in a Bible study. "Of course," I said, "there's nothing I'd rather be doing." We met on Monday evening. They were not many, eight or nine men and women, but still three times as many as two or three that Jesus defined as a quorum. They were eager and attentive; He was full of excitement. After a few weeks, the lead pastor, my boss, asked me what I did on Monday nights. I said. He asked me how many people were there. I said. He told me I had to stop. "Why?" I asked. "It's not profitable. That's very few people to spend time with.” They then told me how to spend my time. I was introduced to the principles of successful church administration: crowds matter, people are expendable; the positive must always be emphasized, the negative suppressed. Don't expect too much of people: your job is to make them feel good about themselves and about the Church. Don't talk too much about abstractions like God and sin; deals with practical issues. We had an elaborate musical program, expensive and brilliantly executed. The sermons lasted seven minutes and were of the sort that Father Taylor (the Boston sailor preacher who had modeled Father Mapple in Melville's Moby Dick) complained about among the transcendentalists of the last century: that one could no longer listen to such sermons and get drunk on skim milk .[2] It quickly turned out that it didn't fit. I assumed he was there as a pastor: to proclaim and expound the Scriptures, to lead people to a life of prayer, to encourage faith, to represent the mercy and forgiveness of Christ in special times of need, to help the people in it train them to be disciples in their families, in their communities and in their work. In fact, I was hired to help run a church in the most efficient way possible: cheating for this dynamic organization, recruiting members, bestowing the dignity of my office on certain ceremonial occasions, promoting the image of a respected religious institution. . . I got out of there as fast as I could reasonably handle it. At the time I thought I was just unlucky. I later realized that what I was experiencing was not at all unusual.

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Eugene H. Peterson (Run with the Horses: The Pursuit of Life at its Finest)

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didn't reveal anything. He nodded seriously. "I suppose so, ma'am, but I was hired to do the work and take the risks." "I thought I'd offer it," said Thomas, not wanting to let the matter slide. Tell me what you have in mind and I'll be happy to help. "Just a moment." The marshal tried his coffee again and looked straight at the girl. β€œYou are new to Sentinel. will you stay long "Not." "Do you have relatives here?" "Not." He waited, but was not offered an explanation. Fitz Moore was confused and eyed her out of the corner of his eye. Nothing could be heard in the room except the ticking of the big old-fashioned clock. The girl sat very still, the delicate line of her profile giving him a faint, lost feeling, a nostalgia for her childhood, when women like her rode the hounds, when perfume was in the air, blue grass, picket fences. . .

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Louis L'Amour (Fuerte VivirΓ‘ Louis Lamour Collecti)

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The companies justified their recruitment approach by saying that the best students go to the best universities and that it is more efficient to recruit from registered schools, since the assessment already carried out by the admissions offices of these institutions has saved the companies time and money. But, as the next chapter's discussion of central campus recruitment shows, restricting competition to students at elite schools was much more than a matter of efficiency or effectiveness. Corporations spend large sums of money each year to engage in an elaborate courtship ritual with students on main campus. This flashy and expensive endeavor not only boosted the status of the participating companies in the eyes of the students, but also generated an emotional investment in the outcome of the hiring competition and began to entice the students into a high-class lifestyle. .

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Lauren A. Rivera (Family Tree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs)

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As an executioner, you must take another person's life by another person's judgment and execute it on another person's schedule. The job doesn't bring the same satisfaction that a common killer gets from cracking a skull. It robs them of the satisfaction of sticking a knife in someone's throat. In the world of the death penalty, inmates' crimes have been sanitized by years of sitting on death row. Until then, execution is a cold and impersonal affair. There is a prayer, a rope and some last words. The prisoner then experiences a sudden blood rush to the head. You end up with a broken neck and a corpse hanging from the end of a rope. That is. You cannot mistreat them with your own hands. That's why the blanks you mention are never discontinued. So you see, Vaida, this is not a contract for an assassin. It's a humanitarian job.

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Taona Dumisani Chiveneko (The Replacement of the Executioner: Outbreak of Disruption)

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Southern Hospitality with a Sprinkle of Murder It sickens me to think that I'm charged with murder. I'm a handyman in Daniel Boone National Park. My primary employer is Mae West at Happy Trails Campground. When I got a call to cut down some trees on this guy's property for extra work, I jumped at the change. It's one of the most lucrative jobs in this area. Unfortunately they put me in jail after being accused of being part of an illegal logging group. Simple, I gave Sheriff Hank Sharp the name of the man who hired me, but he was found murdered by one of my tools. Not only am I accused of illegal logging, I'm now the prime suspect in this man's murder. It really pisses me off to be accused of murder. There's only one person I trust to get me out of this mess and that's Maybelline West. Help clear my name.

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Tony Capps

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So without the ability to make every applicant work as hard as a college applicant, is there a quick, smart, and inexpensive way to weed out bad employees before they even get hired? Zappos came up with such a trick. You'll remember from the last chapter that Zappos, the online shoe store, has a variety of unorthodox ideas about how to run a business. Also remember that your customer service representatives are critical to the success of the business. Even though the job only costs $11 an hour, Zappos wants to know that every new hire is fully committed to the company's ethos. This is where The Offer comes in. When new hires are in the onboarding phase, have already been screened, offered a job and completed a few weeks of training, Zappos offers them the option to resign. Even better, quitters get paid for their training time and also get a bonus equal to their first month's salary, roughly $2,000, just for quitting! All they have to do is pass an exit interview and submit their eligibility for reinstatement at Zappos. Doesn't that sound crazy? What kind of company would offer a new hire $2,000 not to work? A smart company. "They really put the employee in the position, 'Are you more about the money or are you more about this culture and the company?'" says Tony Hsieh, the company's CEO. "And if they care more about easy money, we probably aren't the right people for them." Hsieh figured that any worker who would agree to the easy $2,000 would be the kind of worker that Zappos would care a lot more about in the long run would cost. According to an industry estimate, it costs about $4,000 on average to replace a single employee, and a recent survey of 2,500 companies found that a single bad hire can cost more than $25,000 in lost productivity, low morale and the like. So Zappos decided to pay a meager $2,000 upfront and let the bad rents subside before they took root. As of this writing, less than 1 percent of new hires at Zappos β€œtake up the offer.

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Steven D. Levitt (Think Like a Monster)

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Lazlo Bock, Google's senior vice president of people operations, said in an interview published by the New York Times in June 2013: "One of the things that we've seen in all of our data processing is that the G.P.A. point average) have no value as a recruitment criterion, and test scores have no value. Google used to ask everyone for a transcript, a G.P.A. and test results, but we don't do it anymore... We've found that they don't predict anything. It is interesting that the proportion of people without a university degree at Google has also increased over time. So we have teams where 14 percent of the team is made up of people who have never been to college." Performing well in college (high test scores and grades) has no measurable connection to becoming an effective worker or manager. This is irrefutable evidence that the entire higher education system is detached from the real economy: excellence in higher education has little discernible connection to real-world skills or achievement.

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Charles Hugh Smith (Get a job, build a real career, and brave a confusing economy)

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EXCERPT FROM UNOMI CHAPTER LIFE ON CRAIGSLISTStars and Cards Never LieDate: 4/1/2011 9:17 PM ESTReply To: sev-rgddta-26664852@craigslist.org Will Life and Business Hit You? You will be amazed at the accuracy of Rider Waite's tarot cards and my astrology inquiries. The knowledge you gain from these readings will be a fantastic catalyst for spiritual growth and personal advancement. Available by phone and Skype. Alternate decks and home visits can be arranged upon request. β€’ Location: New York City, MANHATTAN β€’ It is NOT OK to contact this advertiser with services or other business interests me if I am at risk of losing my job. I wasn't really concerned because last week an astrologer who I also found on Craigslist told me that there isn't much movement in the 6th house, that's the area of ​​my chart that governs the work. But just in case, I met with the tarot card reader who told me everything would be fine. Today they canned me.

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Alexandra Ares (My Life on Craigslist: A Fictional Diary)

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[There is] no direct relationship between IQ and economic opportunity. In the supposed interest in justice and "social justice", the natural connection has been virtually eliminated. Consider the first necessity of employment, filling out an application. A general application does not ask for IQ information. When such information is freely disclosed, it is likely to be construed as boastful exaggeration, narcissism, over-entitlement, exceptionalism [...] and/or lack of team spirit. None of these interpretations are likely to set you apart. Instead, the application contains questions about work experience and educational background, neither of which are necessarily related to IQ. Universities are for-profit; They are run like businesses, looking for as many paying customers as possible, and so routinely accept people with low IQ, especially if they get a spot on a quota system (in which case, despite poor performance, they are often allowed to stay). . As for the quotas themselves, these can actually change the situation by favoring members of groups with a lower average IQ over other groups [...] sometimes people with lower IQs are explicitly favored in more ways than one. Nowadays, most decent jobs require college education. The Academy has worked tirelessly to make this happen as it gains money and power by monopolizing the labor market across the spectrum. Because there is a flood of college-educated applicants for high-paying jobs, there is generally no need for an employer to deviate from general policy and hire an applicant without a degree. What about community service? While public service used to be mostly open to people without a college degree, today this is no longer the case and the fees make a big difference in hiring. Back when I was in the New York job market, "minorities" (actually world majorities) scored 30 (thirty) points on the civil service exam; for example, a black person with a score of only 70 was hired ahead of a white person with a score of 100. Apparently, any previous positive correlation between IQ and public sector employment has been reversed. Add to this the fact that many people, including employers, are resentful or threatened by intelligent people [...] and the IQ parameterized employment function is no longer what it used to be thought to be. If you doubt it, just look at the people running things these days. They may be a bit above average, but you had better not expect to find Aristotle or Newton among them. Intelligence has been replaced in the labor market by an increasingly inferior substitute, possession of a university degree, and as education has increasingly replaced indoctrination and socialization as academic priorities, it would be naΓ―ve to assume that this does not hamper the efficiency of society. In short, there are many very intelligent people in very "stupid" jobs today, and conversely, many less intelligent people in jobs that once would have been filled by their intellectual superiors. Those sad stories about PhD physicists shooting hamburgers at McDonald's aren't that rare anymore. Sorry folks, but this is no longer your grandfather's meritocracy.

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Christopher M. Langan

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New rule: Democrats need to get in touch with their inner asshole. I am referring to the case of Van Jones, the man hired by the Obama administration to find jobs for Americans in the new green industries. Seems like a smart move in a recession, but Van Jones was fired for allegedly saying Republicans are jerks. And they call it news! Now I know to reinject the yes we can fever after the big speech on health care, and it was a great speech: when Black Elvis freaks out with his teleprompter, it doesn't get any better. But here's the thing: Muhammad Ali was good with words too, but it helped tremendously that he could also punch guys in the face. It annoys me that Obama didn't say a word in defense of Jones and practically fired him when Glenn Beck told him. Just like he removed "end-of-life counseling" from the health care reform because Sarah Palin said on her Facebook page it meant "death bodies." Crazy assholes make things up for Obama to do and he does them. The same goes for speaking in schools this week, where the President was trying to tell the kids to work hard and wash their hands, and Cracker Nation reacted like he was trying. hire the Black Panthers to throw grenades around the classroom. Of course, the White House immediately capitulated. "No student will be forced to watch the speech," a White House spokesman assured a panicked nation. Isn't that like admitting that the President is doing something improper? What a bunch of cowards. If the White House had the balls, they would say, "You guys are giving a speech about staying in school, and if you idiots don't show it to all the damn kids, we're going to cut your federal education budget tomorrow." Democrats are learning just never: "Americans really don't care whose side you're on in an issue, as long as you don't act like a fag. When Van Jones called Republicans idiots, he was complimenting them. He was talking about how they do things even if they are in the minority, unlike the Democrats who can't seem to get anything done even if they control both houses of Congress, the Presidency and Bruce Springsteen I love Obama's courtesy about his willingness to work with his enemies "He's absolutely Christlike. In college, he was probably the dorm party guy who made potheads share weed with jocks. But we don't need this guy right now. We need an idiot. Mr. President, there are some people you will never like. That's why they voted for the old man and Carrie's mother. You won't convince them. Stand for seventy percent of Americans who aren't crazy. And speaking of that seventy percent, when are we going to show up in all of this? Glenn Beck's army of retired zombies will arrive in Washington tomorrow. It's the Million Morones March, although of course they won't get a million because many will be confused and go to Washington State, but they will make the news. Because the people who take to the streets always do. They're in City Hall yelling at the congressman; We're on the couch yelling at the TV. Especially in times of Twitter, blogs and snuggies, leaving the house is a statement. But we must get out of the house because this is our last chance for a long time to push through serious healthcare reform that the United States would envy to several African nations.

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Bill Maher (The New New Rules: A Funny Look at Everyone But Me Sticking Their Heads Up Their Ass)

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When he was sixteen (1923), Peter got a job as a copier for a New York tabloid and entered a saltier, rougher world. It was a loud, gushing, lousy tabloid. Everyone was drunk all the time. The editor-in-chief hired reporter girls on the condition that they sleep with him. New personnel arrived and were shot down as the Light Brigade. Showgirls, debutantes and widows suspected of murdering their husbands sat at desks and bared their thighs to be photographed. An endless parade of lunatics, freaks, ministers, actresses and politicians paraded through the large chat room day and night. The city editor went nuts one afternoon. So does his successor. And among the typewriters and noodle jars and thighs Peter walked with simple delight. A young reporter took a liking to him, found out he was homeless and insisted he share a fancy bachelor pad north of town. There were constant parties, starting at dawn and ending as the stillness of dusk took over the city. People went to work and went to parties until they confused the two activities and never knew the difference. Whiskey was oxygen, women were furniture, thought was masochism.

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Jack James

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None of us were born in Eden,” Doc said reasonably. β€œThe world is full of evil when we get here. The question is, what is the best way to play a bad hand? The abolitionists thought that all they had to do to right an age-old wrong was free the slaves. He looked at Morga. "The problem was that they had no plan in the world for what was to come next. release her. That was the plan. Let them eat cake, I think." He was muttering now, his eyes on the bridge. "Four years of war. Hundreds of thousands of casualties... Anything to make the blacks of the South get treated just as badly as the workers of the North! Pay up as little as possible. Work with 'em until they're too old, ill or injured to do the job. Then dump 'em! Hire a hungry Irish replacement! That's abolitionist freedom for you... Heartless bastards ..."Freedom for the Slaves" sounds good until you wonder how Chainey and Wilson made a living when they were too old to work. What was a little girl like Sophie Walton supposed to do? No relatives for her..." You "I doubt the abolitionists anticipated the Ku Klux Klan, but here they are, making life worse than ever for black people."

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Mary Doria Russell (Doctora)

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Let me illustrate what I mean by "opportunity cost of work". I was recently in the home help market and a young woman I was considering hiring as a housekeeper turned down the job under the table because it wouldn't pay. No, she wasn't an illegal immigrant, she just wanted me to treat her like one. The reason he made this unusual request was that if he had any income to report, he would suddenly have to start making student loan payments and paying taxes. Working for me would have cost him hundreds of dollars each month, impacting his bottom line so badly that it was no longer worth working for. (Maybe she wasn't smart enough to apply for every available government program, but she could have pointed out that hiring me would have cost her thousands of dollars a year in food stamps and other benefits.) Imagine - such things exist today many unemployed and yet the government makes it too expensive for someone to clean the floors for a fair wage. (By the way, the job I offered paid almost $40,000 a year.) Here was someone who bluntly admitted that reality, and I still lament the fact that I couldn't legally hire them.

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Peter Schiff (The Real Crash: America's Coming Bankruptcy - How to Save Yourself and Your Country)

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Clack, aka Canned Laughter It's becoming increasingly clear that there's nothing new under the sun (a celestial body, by the way, that some Indian ascetics stare blindly at). I knew some things had history: the Constitution, Rhythm and Blues, Canada, but it's the odd little things that amaze me with their storied past. I first became aware of this when I read about anesthetics and learned that in the early 1840s it became fashionable to have parties where guests inhaled nitrous oxide from their bladders. In other words, whip-it parties! We throw the exact same parties in high school. We bought fourteen cans of Reddi-Wip and sucked on it until we successfully wiped out a few million neurons and planted our faces on my friend Andy's couch. And we thought we were that innovative. And now I'm learning about claque, which is essentially a high-profile French word for canned laughter. Canned laughter was invented long before Lucille shoved a chocolate ball in the face or Ralph Kramden threatened his wife with extreme violence. It goes back to the fourth century BC. back when Greek playwrights hired gangs of helpers to laugh at their comedies in order to influence the judges. The Romans also filled the audience, but seemed more interested in applause than laughter: Nero, emperor and aspiring musician, hired a group of five thousand knights and soldiers to accompany him on his concert tours. But the golden age of canned laughter came in 19th-century France. Almost every theater in France was forced to hire a band called claque, from claquer, "to clap your hands". Influential Coke leaders, called Coke Chefs, received a monthly payment from the actors. And the brilliant innovation they came up with was specialization. Each member of the claque had their own important job to do: there were the rieurs, who laughed out loud during comedies. There were the bisseurs screaming for encores. There were the commissioners nudging their neighbors and saying, "That's the good part." And my darling of all, the pleureuses, women well paid to weep over the sad parts of tragedy. i love this idea I'm not sure why the broadcasters never considered canned crying. You were watching an ER episode and a softball player walked in with a splintered bat in her forehead and you heard a low moan in the background that turned into a rush of sobs. Julie is already struggling to keep her cheeks dry after crying during the Joe Millionaire finale. If they added canned crying it would be a disaster.

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AJ Jacobs (The Smarty: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person Alive)

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Much can be learned from the fighting in Alabama and Mississippi in the early 1960's. In the spring of 1963, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference began under the direction of Dr Schulen. But few local blacks volunteered. Black adults feared losing their jobs, local black preachers refused to accept leadership from an "outsider," and the city's police commissioner, Bull Connor, intimidated everyone. Faced with a major defeat, King was persuaded by his aide James Bevel to allow any child of church age to march. Then, on D-Day, May 2, before the eyes of the entire nation, thousands of school children, many of them first graders, joined the movement and were beaten, hosed, attacked by police dogs and herded to the police station. prison in rice fields school buses and wagons. The result was the so-called β€œChildren's Miracle”. Inspired and embarrassed to take action, thousands of adults rushed to join the movement. Rallies have been called across the country to express their outrage at Bull Connor's brutality. Locally, the power structure was forced to desegregate the dining rooms and locker rooms in downtown stores, hire blacks to work downtown, and begin the desegregation of schools. Nationally, the Kennedy administration, trying not to alienate white Dixiecrat voters, was forced to pass civil rights legislation as the only way to prevent more Birminghams. The following year, as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, activists founded the Freedom Schools because the existing school system (like ours today) was organized to produce subjects, not citizens. People in the community, both children and adults, should be empowered to exercise their civil and voting rights. A mental revolution was needed. To achieve this, literacy and speaking skills were taught through discussions of black history, power structure, and movement building. They all took this revolutionary civics course and then chose from more academic subjects like algebra and chemistry. Across Mississippi, in church basements and meeting halls, in shady gardens and in abandoned buildings, volunteer teachers have empowered thousands of children and adults through this community curriculum. The Freedom Schools of 1964 showed that when education leads young people to make changes in the community that matter to them, when it gives meaning to their lives in the present, rather than just them, young people begin to believe in themselves prepare to earn a living in the future and dream about the future.

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Grace Lee Boggs (The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the 21st Century)

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Are you angry." "No, I'm just being tormented by a grandmother who thinks marrying me and my brothers would give her peace of mind about our future, an idea I want to show her is absurd." "Pretending To be engaged to a complete stranger? Shrugged. "I came here looking for a whore for the job. But they're expensive, and why settle for a whore when you're fine too? Be." Gazing down her body with utter impudence, "You're exactly the type my grandmother would find unacceptable as a wife for me: a low-born American with sassy manners and a ruthless tongue. And you're pretty enough to convince her that that she might even consider marrying you. Shock held her immobile. He didn't know which was worse, his nonchalant attitude about hiring a prostitute to fool his poor grandmother or the insult hurled at her with unbearable arrogance. "Now that you've insulted me in every possible way, do you think I would condone this madness?" Amusement flashed in his black eyes. β€œSince your other option is to try the knights in the hall…yes, I will. Of course, if you want to see your cousin hanged…” He headed for the door. The damned man had caught her and he knew it.

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Sabrina Jeffries (La verdad sobre Lord Stoneville (Hellions of Halstead Hall, #1))

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Why did the stock market crash? The most compelling explanation for the 1929 stock market crash blames the Federal Reserve. During the 1920s, but particularly in 1927, the Federal Reserve injected artificial credit into the credit market, driving interest rates down from their free-market levels. Lower interest rates fueled prosperity and misled businesses and investors. In a laissez-faire market, where money and banks are unperturbed by government, the interest rate is a price that tells borrowers how much capital citizens have saved and committed to fund projects. But when the Fed pursues an β€œeasy money” policy by depressing interest rates, that signal becomes distorted and the interest rate no longer fulfills its function of channeling available capital into the most deserving projects. Instead, an unsustainable boom is unfolding, with companies hiring workers and starting production processes that will have to be halted once the Fed slows its cash injections. Many economists point to the Fed's rate hikes in 1928 and 1929 as the cause of the stock market crash. In a way, that's true, but the deeper point is that the crash was inevitable because of the cheap, credit-fueled stock market bubble that preceded the rallies. In other words, when the Federal Reserve stopped injecting much of the new money that drove the stock market higher, investors came to their senses and asset prices fell back to their pre-bubble levels.

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Robert Murphy (The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal (The Politically Incorrect Guides))

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Future me Future me and I are getting closer and closer over time. I have to admit I neglected and ignored her until she punched me in the stomach, grabbed my hair and spun me around to introduce herself. Well, at least that's what I felt every time I left the convalescent clinic after doing skills. Certification training I needed to help me start my inpatient care business. I should provide 24/7 skilled home care and direct caregiver care for grown men in diapers who can't talk or walk! I rushed to the Red Cross and took the Certified Nursing Assistant course to at least learn about the work I would soon be hiring to do and to ensure my clients received the best care. The training center was a Medicaid hospital. I would drive home crying after seeing what happens when people can't afford long term care and the state has to provide that care. But it was all the "young" patients that made me cry. And I had thought that only the elderly in convalescent homes lived like this... I'm lucky to be in good health, but this experience taught me that there is such a thing as the unexpected. So I drove home in tears every day and kept promising to God that I would take care of my health and my finances. That's how I met my future self. She said don't let that be our friend and stop crying! But according to studies, we humans find it difficult to empathize with our future selves. Could you picture yourself in your 30s or 40s when you were in elementary school or even high school? It's like imagining a stranger. This difficulty explains why some people prefer immediate or short-term gratification to long-term planning and savings. and create an emotional connection with your future self. Visualize the things you love to do now and think about saving and planning for retirement to keep doing those things and more. However, research shows that people who interacted with their future selves were more willing to improve their savings. Just hit me on the head, why not! I understand that some people can't even pay attention or aren't even interested in saving money for their financial future because they have so much to do and so little work that they feel like they're not even listening or having a conversation can about money. But there are things you do that don't help your financial situation and could pose a problem. You may be moving in the wrong direction. The goal is to get out of debt, increase your collateral capacity, use your own money as efficiently as possible, and make financial decisions that move you forward instead of backward. Also, make sure you get answers tailored specifically to your financial situation, rather than blind guessing! Contact us. We're here to help!

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Anette Sabio

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So, in summary, the market for black writers is very limited. There are hardly any jobs as specialist authors, editorial assistants, editorial readers, etc. Hollywood, as far as blacks are concerned, could well be controlled by Hitler. The customary courtesies of decent travel, hotel and restaurant accommodation, the courtesies of porters, elevator operators, and salaried servants in public places are denied to blacks virtually everywhere in America, whether they are writers or not. Black writers must also travel in Jim Crow cars. These are some of our problems. As an author, what can you do to help us solve it? What can you, our audience, do to help us solve it? My problem, your problem. I'm not wrong! It's not about me and yours. It's our business. We are all Americans. We want to create the American Dream, a better and more democratic America. I can't do it without you You can't do it by leaving me Can we march together then? But maybe the word march is the wrong word as it suggests soldiers and armies. Can't we just put our heads together and think and plan for America's future, not just dream? And then create it with our hands? A country where even a black writer can make a living if he is a good writer. And where black people don't have to be second-rate Americans. We don't want second-rate Americans. We do not want a weak and imperfect democracy. We want no poverty, no hunger, no prejudice and no fear on the part of any part of our population. We really want America to be America for everyone. We will do it that way!

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Langston Hughes (Good Morning Revolution: Uncollected Writings of Social Protest)

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Suppose you need to hire a sales representative for your company. If you really want to hire the best possible person for the job, here's how to do it. First select some characteristics that are a prerequisite for success in this position (professional competence, attractive personality, reliability, etc.). Don't overdo it, six dimensions is a good number. The properties you choose should be as independent as possible and you should have the feeling that you can reliably assess them based on a few factual questions. Then make a list of these questions for each trait and think about how you will rate them, say on a scale of 1 to 5. You should have an idea of ​​what you consider "very weak" or "very strong". describe. These preparations should take around half an hour, a small investment that can make a significant difference in the quality of the people you hire. To avoid halo effects, you should gather information about one feature at a time, evaluating each one before moving on to the next. Do not jump. To score each candidate, add up the six points. Since you make the final decision, don't "close your eyes". Make a firm commitment to hire the candidate with the highest final score, even if you like someone else better; Try to resist his desire to invent broken legs to change the rankings. A large body of research makes one promise: you're much more likely to find the best candidate using this process than if you do what people usually do in such situations, which is to go into the interview unprepared and make decisions through general intuitive judgement, like z β€œI looked into his eyes and I liked what I saw.

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Daniel Kahneman (Think, fast and slow)

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The third serious problem created by the customer service culture as we know it turns every profession into a customer service tool to generate profit. As a result, we risk losing creativity, quality and critical thinking in many areas of life. Nowhere is this risk more evident and pernicious than seeing students from various educational institutions as customers, and nowhere has this trend happened faster than in schools, colleges and universities, especially in private institutions. Creativity and critical thinking are seriously damaged when all students want an A and actually feel entitled to it because they (or their parents) are paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to attend elite schools. Many educators are under tremendous pressure to give students grades they don't deserve to avoid bad student reviews (or to make sure they get good ones). These pressures are increasing as academic jobs become more casual and precarious, where teachers are hired on temporary contracts that are only renewed on the basis of so-called "merits," often measured by appraisals and student enrollments. When this happens, academic and intellectual compromise and corruption increase. Colleagues at America's elite universities were pressured not to give students grades below B, explaining that this was "expected." Runaway inflation is unethical and unacceptable. Unfortunately, when college teachers defy professors' instructions to mark grades on independent criteria of intellectual merit, they can be verbally punished or, worse, fired. This humiliation not only reinforces the norm of inflating grades, but also reinforces the power of tenured professors who direct their teaching assistants to do so.

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you luis

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Moving is a stressful experience for most people. When you move into a new home or office, it's normal to focus on your new place and forget about the one you're leaving. Actually, the last thing on your mind is a heavy move. However, you can rest assured that agents, landlords, and potential renters or buyers will definitely notice your old home being cleaned, so you should consider cleaning the home. The purification process essentially depends on things; how dirty your property is and how big the house is. Leaving the property in good condition gives you a better chance of getting your security deposit back or, if you're selling, attracting a potential buyer. Here are the steps you should take before moving. You need to start cleaning. Remove all screws and nails from walls and ceilings, fill in any holes and dust off any overhangs. Large holes should be repaired and larger stains checked throughout the wall. Remove any cobwebs from walls and ceilings and be sure to wash or vacuum any vents. They can get pretty dusty. Clean all doors and doorknobs, clean all switches, sockets, vacuum/clean curtains, clean blinds and remove and thoroughly clean all lamp covers as they may contain dead insects. Also, please replace any blown light bulbs and empty any cabinets when cleaning them. Clean all windows, window sills and window rails. All carpets should be vacuumed or professionally cleaned, which is often stipulated in the rental agreement. Once the general cleaning is complete, you can now move on to the more specific areas. When cleaning the bathroom, wash off the soap scum and remove mold (if any) from the bathroom tiles. This can be achieved by pre-spraying the grout with bleach and leaving it on for at least half an hour. Thoroughly clean all interior drawers and dresser cabinets. Clean the toilet/sink, vanity and replace anything that is damaged. Wash all shower curtains and doors and all other enclosures. Polish the mirrors and make sure the exhaust fan is dust free. You can usually vacuum them up quite easily. Finally, clean the bathroom floors by vacuuming and mopping. In the kitchen, wipe all cabinets and wall paneling and vanity inside out. Clean countertops and polish face and sink. If the fridge is to stay, clean it well. You can do this by removing all the shelves and washing them individually. Degrease the oven well inside and out. It's best to use an oven cleaner from your local supermarket, just make sure to wear gloves and a mask as they can be quite toxic. Clean the kitchen floor well by vacuuming and mopping it well. Sometimes the kitchen floor needs to be degreased. Dust and vacuum the bedroom and living room, then wipe. If you have a garage, sweep it thoroughly. Also mow the lawn, pull weeds, and remove any objects that may be lying around or lying around. all rubbish during move-in. If all of this seems too difficult you can always hire a deposit cleaner to do the job for you or if you are on a tight budget you can download a cleaning checklist at the end of your rental agreement or have your local agent help you.. send a. Just make sure you give yourself at least a day or take the job. It's best not to rush the job, just make sure everything is thoroughly cleaned so it passes inspection so you can get your deposit back in full.

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Tanya Schmied

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Note the granite slab you walk under, with lettering etched through GT's high-precision beamforming process. They said no one could explosively work natural stone, so we went ahead, confirming the motto of the top-of-the-list company.” A defector near Stal's lips moved in an audible whisper as he struggled to interpret the obliquely viewed writing. "The following are the prime examples of human myopia, as you will see it is impossible for humans to breathe faster than thirty miles an hour, and a bumblebee cannot fly, and interplanetary spaces are God's quarantine regulations. Try telling the people on Moonbase Zero about it!" Some coaxing giggles. Several seats ahead of Stal, the divine daughter, crossing herself in name. "Why is it so cold here?" someone yelled up front near the guide. " If you were like me wearing GT's new Polyclime fabrics, you wouldn't feel them," the guide was quick to reply. Like many of this crowd, GT employees are hired by government order and tied to tough jobs for want of a better job "But that points to another prime example of how wrong you can be. Seventy or eighty years ago, it was said that to build a computer as tall as a human brain, you would need a skyscraper to house it, and the Niagara falls to cool him well it doesn't say that on the record there because they were only half wrong about the cooldown time actually Niagara falls wouldn't do it's not cold enough we use liquid helium per ton of cargo. But they were wrong about the skyscraper. Spread out on this balcony and I'll show you why. Passively, the hundred and nine arranged themselves around a horseshoe gallery that dominated the chamber's cold volume like a sliced ​​egg. Downstairs, men and women of the same appearance came and went, occasionally glancing up indifferently. Resentfully, another twenty or so of the hundred and nine decided they weren't going to be interested at all.

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John Brunner (booth in Zanzibar)

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Universities are heavily fueled by grant overheads...so if you get a million-dollar grant, half or more goes to your university, right? So this is what builds the buildings and feeds the place. So the university has an incentive to get as many people to apply for scholarships, and it has an incentive to hire people whose scholarship applications are going to be big rather than small. For example, this is one of the reasons why science opposes theory, i. H. real scientific theorists like me, and instead hired people to run big, expensive experiments: because big, expensive experiments have big grants, and big grants like that make money. a university, and what you wanted was for people to write big, expensive grants that they could get, so you would want to exempt these people from teaching, and you would want to recruit people to go to college papers weren't that expensive... and this is how you do it: you bring them in as graduate students; and you pay them a terrible salary; They claim that in reality they are not workers, that they are students; and they do most of the teaching and much of the university work for incredibly little money; they live in poor conditions; and more and more they have to come from abroad, where in a way they still get a meaningful deal. However, this means that we produce a surplus of promotions. We give people degrees instead of money to do college work, so the people who can get the scholarships spend most of their time doing that work. And it's a scam. The person who knows the most about this is actually Eric, my brother. So... what he discovered was that there was in fact an explicit conspiracy to cheat the visa system in order to keep that system running... that a false shortage of science students was effectively created to allow universities to get the basically flooding the market shutting down wages.

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bretweinstein

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All player A have six common denominators. They have a marker that tells them if they're winning or losing and what needs to be done to change their performance. They won't play if they can't see the result. You have a great inner and emotional need to be successful. They don't need to be externally motivated or begged to do their jobs. They want to succeed because they are...winners. I am often asked how I motivate my employees. My answer is, "I'm hiring them." Motivation is for laypeople. Professionals never need motivation. (Inspiration is another story.) Instead of trying to craft a pep talk to motivate your employees, why not create a challenge for them? Players love to be tested and challenged. They love being measured and being accountable for their results. Just like that straight-A classmate in your high school geometry class, a straight-A player can't wait for reportage day. C-players dread the Day of Testimony because they will be reminded of how average or poor they are. For an A player, a B or C testimonial is devastating and requires renewed engagement and corrective action. You have the technical skills to get the job done. This isn't his first rodeo. They were there, they did that, and technically they're very good at what they do. They are humble enough to require an education. The three most important questions an employee can ask are: What else can I do? Where can I improve? What do I need to do or learn to keep growing? If you have someone on your team who asks all three questions, you have an A-player in the making. If you agree that these three questions would fundamentally change the game for your team, why not invite them to ask these questions? You see opportunities. C players only see problems. Every situation asks a very simple question: do you want it to be a problem or an opportunity? Your decision. You know the person's job is outgrown when all you hear is trouble. The cost of a bad employee is never the salary. My rules for hiring and retaining A players are: Interview thoroughly. (Geoff Smart's Who is a great resource on the subject.) That compensates nicely. Effective on board. Measure consistently. Train continuously.

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Keith J. Cunningham (The Way Less Stupid: Tips from the Chairman of the Board)

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While the internet has provided a tool for virtual and remote collaboration, another lesson from innovation in the digital age is that physical proximity is beneficial now, as it was in the past. As proven at Bell Labs, there is something special about face-to-face meetings that cannot be replicated digitally. Intel's founders created an open, spacious, and collaborative workspace where employees from Noyce and up work as equals. It was a model that became common in Silicon Valley. Predictions that digital tools would enable employees to work remotely have never been fully realized. One of Marissa Mayer's first acts as CEO of Yahoo! was to discourage the practice of working from home, rightly noting that β€œpeople are more collaborative and innovative when they are together”. When Steve Jobs designed a new headquarters for Pixar, he became obsessed with structuring the atrium and even arranging the restrooms for casual in-person encounters. Among his most recent creations was the plan for Apple's new headquarters, a circle of rings of open workspaces surrounding a central courtyard. Throughout history, the best leadership came from teams that mixed people with complementary styles. That was the case at the founding of the United States. Among the leaders were an icon of righteousness, George Washington; brilliant thinkers like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison; men of vision and passion, including Samuel and John Adams; and a wise mediator, Benjamin Franklin. Likewise, ARPANET's founders have included visionaries like Licklider, resourceful decision-makers like Larry Roberts, politically savvy human resource managers like Bob Taylor, and collaborative rowers like Steve Crocker and Vint Cerf. Another key to building a great team is pairing visionaries who can generate ideas with operational managers who can execute them. Visions unexecuted are hallucinations.31 Robert Noyce and Gordon Moore were both visionaries, so it was important that their first hire at Intel was Andy Grove, who knew how to enforce precise management procedures, force people to focus, and get things done take care of . . Visionaries without such teams around them often only go down in history as footnotes.

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Walter Isaacson (The Innovators: How a Bunch of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution)

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The sight of the Duke taking liberties had stirred something in Jackson that he couldn't quell. He had acted on impulse in an unusual way, and he was already regretting it. For the duke now turned away, with the languid movement of all those high men, to fix him with a contemptuous look. "I don't think we met, sir." Jackson struggled to control the wild emotions coursing through him. Lady Celia looked at him, and the duke was visibly irritated. But now that Jackson had his nose in it, he was going to take it upon himself to find out. β€œI'm Jackson Pinter, from the Bow Street office. This lady's brother hired me to...to...' hired to investigate the suitors, Lady Celia would probably murder him on the spot. "Mr. Pinter is investigating the deaths of our parents,” he explained in a silky voice that didn't fool Jackson. I was angry. "And apparently he thinks that position gives him the right to meddle in more personal matters." When Jackson met her smoldering gaze, he couldn't resist provoking him. "Your brother also hired me to protect you from gold miners. I'm doing my job.” Outrage filled the Duke's face. "Do you know who I am?" An instant suitor for her lordship, damn eyes. "A man kisses an innocent young woman without her family's knowledge or permission." Lady Celia seemed ready to be tied up. "Mr. Pinter, this is His Excellency the Duke of Lyon. He's not a fortune teller. And that's none of your business. I'd appreciate it if you kept your opinions to yourself.” Jackson stared at her. β€œLike I said the other day, ma'am, there's not enough money in the world for that. The duke gave him a thoughtful look. "So what do you intend to do with what you saw, sir?" Jackson looked away from Lady Celia. "That's up to you, Your Grace, if you both return to the ballroom now, I have no intention of doing anything." Was it relief or disgust he saw on the Duke's face? It was hard to tell in this bad light. "As long as you will behave properly towards Lady Celia in the future," Jackson continued, "I see no reason that it should be done outside of this room." "That's good." From you.” The duke offered his arm to Lady Celia. "Shall we, my lady?" "Go ahead," she said coldly. "I need to speak to Mr. Pinter alone." Looking from her to Jackson, the duke He nodded. "Looking forward to a dance of yours later, love," he said with a smile that made Jackson sore. "Of course." His gaze met Jackson's. "I would be glad.

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Sabrina Jeffries (A Lady Never Surrenders (Hellions of Halstead Hall, #5))

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Punishment is not a sorrow and poverty is not a crime. We must create safe and supportive avenues of community re-entry for all people, and especially youth, who are excluded and misbehaving. Interventions such as decriminalizing juvenile delinquencies by juvenile offenders and providing targeted services and support to foster children and their families would require significant investment and conscious collaboration at the local, state and federal levels, as well as a concerted commitment to dismantling our prison state. . These interventions are automatic and private to young offenders who are not poor, whose families have access to treatment and help, and who have the privilege of living and making mistakes in non-overly-policed ​​neighborhoods. We must nurture, not punish, our neighbors' children and encourage belonging and self-reliance. For example, more YMCAs and funded community centers and summer jobs would contribute to this. This type of intervention would benefit all of Carlos, Wesley, Hayden, Frank and Leon and benefit our collective well being. Only by standing together can we reinvent our commitment to each other as a community. If we consider ourselves united as a community, the radically civil act of redistributing resources from tables of more to tables of less is not charity but responsibility; it is the beginning of the repair. At this point, I'm telling you that we can change this story now. When we try to right systemic injustices, we cannot do it with hope and prayer; We need to build beyond the systems and start not with rehabilitation but with prevention. We must reinvent our communities, redistribute our wealth and give our neighbors access to what they need to live healthy and sustainable lives. That means more generous social benefits. That means access to affordable housing, well-resourced public schools, affordable health care, jobs and a higher minimum wage, and of course plenty of good food. I am asked which educational reform I would spend my time and money on if I only had to choose one. I'm tempted to talk about curriculum and literacy or teacher training and pay, to question whether the police belong in schools, to reject standardized tests, or perhaps to discuss vocational training, and to reiterate that education policy is housing policy and that we don't take it into account be able. without the other. Instead, I say free breakfast and lunch as a starting point. A unique reform that would benefit all students is the provision of good quality food at school free of charge. (The data shows that this practice produces positive results, but do we need data to know this?) Imagine what would happen if people in our communities had enough to feel full.

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Liz Hauck (Homemade: A Story of Grief, Food, Emergence, and What We Do When We Make Dinner)

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The most exciting thing is that you can teach managers the growth mindset. Heslin and his colleagues conducted a short workshop based on well-established psychological principles. (By the way, with a few tweaks, it could easily be used to encourage a growth mentality in teachers or coaches.) The workshop begins with a video and scientific article on how the brain changes through learning. As with our β€œBrainology” workshop (described in Chapter 8), it is always imperative for people to understand how dynamic the brain is and how it changes as we learn. The article further explores how changes are possible throughout life and how people can develop their skills in most tasks through training and practice. While managers naturally want to find the right person for a job, the right person doesn't always turn up. However, training and experience can often extract and develop the qualities needed to perform successfully. The workshop then takes managers through a series of exercises in which they a) reflect on why it is important to understand that people can develop their skills, b) reflect on areas in which they previously had little skill but are now performing well achieve, c) write to a struggling protΓ©gΓ© about how to develop their skills, and d) recall times when they have seen people learn things they never thought they could do. In each case, they reflect why and how the change occurs. After the workshop, there was a rapid change in how quickly participating managers saw improvements in employee performance, in their willingness to mentor an underperforming employee, and in the quantity and quality of their training suggestions. In addition, these changes persisted through the six-week period in which they were followed up. What does that mean? First, it means that it is best not to just hire and fire the most talented managers, but to look for managers who also embody a growth mindset: a passion for teaching and learning, an openness to give and take. feedback and the ability to confront and overcome obstacles. It also means we need to train leaders, managers and employees to believe in growth and train them in the ins and outs of mentoring and communicating effectively. In fact, a growth mindset workshop could be a good first step in any major training program. Ultimately, it means creating a growth-thinking environment for people to thrive in. This includes: β€’ Presenting the skills as learnable β€’ Communicating that the organization values ​​learning and perseverance, not just genius or ready-made talent β€’ Providing feedback in a way that encourages learning and future success β€’ To leaders as resources to learn Present Without a belief in development, many business training programs become exercises of limited value. With a belief in development, these programs give meaning to the term β€œhuman resources” and become a means to realize enormous potential.

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Carol S. Dweck (Mindset: The New Psychology of Success)

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There was a note on the table." "Bring her here," barked Van Eck. The boy walked down the hall and Van Eck snatched the note from his hand. "What... what does it say?" asked Bajan. His voice was trembling. Maybe Inej had been right about Alys and the music teacher. Van Eck backhanded him. "If I find out you knew something about it..." "I didn't!" Bajan exclaimed. "I didn't know anything I followed your orders to the letter!" Van Eck crumpled the note in his fist, but not before Inej caught the words in Kaz's distinctive, irregular handwriting: Tomorrow noon. Godmed Bridge. With their knives. "The note has been loaded with it." The boy reached into his pocket and pulled out a tie pin, a large ruby ​​surrounded by golden laurel leaves. Kaz stole it from Van Eck when they were first hired for the ice rink job. Inej had not had a chance to approach him before leaving Ketterdam. Somehow Kaz must have grabbed him again. "Brekker," growled Van Eck, voice strained with anger. Inej couldn't help it. He started laughing. Van Eck hit her hard. He grabbed her robes and shook her until her bones trembled. "Brekker thinks we're still playing a game, right? She is my wife. She carries my heir." Inej laughed harder, all the horrors of the past week rising in dizzying tones from her chest. She wasn't sure she could have stopped if she wanted to. "And you were stupid enough, Kaz telling all that in Vellgeluk." This man. Before Van Eck could catch his breath, he banged his forehead up and broke his nose. He screamed and let go of her as blood spattered her fine mercher suit. Immediately her guards were on her and pulled her back."Little pig," said Van Eck, holding a monogrammed headscarf in front of her face."Little whore. I'm going to ram a hammer in both your legs myself..." "Come on, Van Eck, threaten me Tell me all the little things that I am You put a finger on me and Kaz Brekker will cut the baby out of your beautiful wife's belly and hang her body from a balcony in the Stock Exchange Ugly words, one Speech that stirred her conscience but Van Eck deserved the images she had planted in her head. While she didn't think Kaz would do such a thing, she was grateful for every nasty and vicious thing Dirty Hands had done to earn his reputation, a reputation that would haunt Van Eck every second until his wife died returned to him. he screamed, saliva coming out of his mouth. "Do you think he won't?" Inej scoffed. He could feel the heat on his cheek where his hand had struck it, he could see the club still resting in the guard's hand. Van Eck had scared him and he gladly repaid it. "Disgusting, ruthless, amoral. Isn't that why you hired Kaz in the first place? Why does he do things no one else dares? Go ahead, Van Eck. Break my legs and see what happens. challenge him. Did he really think merchandising could be smarter than Kaz Brekker? Kaz would free them and then they would show this man exactly what whores and sewer rats can do. "Don't worry," he said as Van Eck grabbed the jagged corner of the table. β€œEven the best men can be surpassed.

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