Three Resume Must-Haves

From the archives of the SixFigureStart newsletter ( As a recruiter I have seen thousands of resumes over my career.  For each career level, from student intern to rainmaking partner, there are specific nuances that make winning resumes stick out.  However, at all … [Read more...]

Born Under a Lucky Star

What is the definition of luck?  Webster says it's the chance happening of fortunate events.  I think it's a lot more than that.  I think luck happens when preparedness meets opportunity.  So the key question is not how to be lucky.  The key question is how to prepare... College students prepare by … [Read more...]

Price, cost, value

A few years ago, I wrote a column for a Monmouth County pub (I live part-time in Little Silver) about price, cost and value (  In short, there's a difference between the price of something, what it actually costs and how we value it.  … [Read more...]

Institute of Success and Goal Achievement (I-Saga) Interview With Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Caroline’s interview with the Institute of Success and Goal Achievement about the 4 obstacles to success and the 4 solutions: … [Read more...]

Book recommendation: Clay Shirky's Here Comes Everybody

This is a good mind-stretching book.  Birthday Paradox, Prisoner's Dilemma, flash mobs, forming a Stay at Home Mom's group.  There's a lot of diversity in the book but it all comes together under its aptly named subtitle:  The Power of Organizing Without Organizations.  Shirky gives interesting … [Read more...]

Start of something new…

The best time to plant a tree…was 20 years ago. The second best time is today. -- Chinese Proverb Ok, so Connie and I are finally planting our "blog" tree.  For those of you who read our various newsletters and columns, THANK YOU.  We will still write those.  But this blog we can update more … [Read more...]