“Be not afraid of growing slowly; Be afraid only of standing still.” -Chinese Proverb
In the job search, the analogous initial conditions are: FOCUS, MINDSET and METHOD.
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." - Thomas Edison
It takes work to follow up. So let's distribute our application effort, make it consistent that way our followup efforts roll like a wave.
“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you.” – Derek Jeter
We want to make it easy for that person to help and often the best way to do that is to have a specific question or a specific request or to have a goal that you can share.
"Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down."
-Charles F. Kettering
"The real test is not whether you avoid this failure, because you won't. It's whether you let it harden or shame you into inaction, or whether you learn from it; whether you choose to persevere."
She's hungry, driven, up for the work, and she listens. We spoke. I advised her, and she took action. She got the job.
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