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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 101 of a Continuing Series

Unpublished Rule 6, sub-phrases 4 & 5: 4. We ought, in the case of every series… 5. In which we have deduced certain facts the one from the other, In the case of every series…series of what? Yes, we do get the answer to that question in sub-phrase 5, but let’s reword it ourselves right […]

Notes on Liechtenauer #30

14th Century Johnny L’s Big Five #2: After Did you know that the first Yin Yang we have comes from ancient Rome? Then, centuries later, many of our sword manuals make some reference to Ancient Rome as the source of their methods. There can be little doubt in our master’s big five that, even if […]

Your Daily Recruiting Journal, Part 38 of a Continuing Series

Tell you what; let’s talk about cure tomorrow, discipline today. First a story. In 5th grade, I hung out with my buddy Mark Earhart after school one day, and we played ping pong. That afternoon was an epiphany. Beginning that night, and every night for the next two years, I forced my father – absolutely […]

The Godfather Commentaries #27

“But if you had come to me, my purse would have been yours. If you had come to me for justice these scum who ruined your daughter would be weeping bitter tears this day.” The Godfather, Chapter 1, Page 32, Paragraph 11, Sentences 37 & 38 What is a friend; even, a rich friend? You […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 100 of a Continuing Series

How is your thinking coming along? Are Rene’s Rules (as they are for me) the sort of force that reaches in and shows up in unsuspected places? Part of what encourages me, in addition to the many kind comments you all share here from time to time, are the larger number of emails I get […]

Notes on Liechtenauer #29

14th Century Johnny L’s Big Five #1: Before Let’s take the low road, again, and get to Scotland…when?…BEFORE those luxury loving high road takers do! Why does it even matter if I get to Scotland before you do? Why do we have races? Why does speed so thrill us? Why does it feel so horrible […]

Your Daily Recruiting Journal, Part 37 of a Continuing Series

I HAVE to celebrate with you! Yesterday’s AM reading was 104; but…today’s was 101. What does this mean? 101 is, well, NOT a diabetic number. In order to be diagnosed with diabetes, you need two AM readings in a row between 106 & 125. Even a single reading at or over 126 is almost enough, […]

The Godfather Commentaries #26

“The Don clapped his hands together with decisive approval. ‘Well spoken. Very fine. Then you have nothing to complain about. The judge has ruled. America has ruled.” The Godfather, Chapter 1, Page 31, Paragraph 7, Sentences 34 – 39 Is it an obvious point if I mention that Don Vito did not clap his hands […]

The Godfather Switch for Recruiters – Handout

I’m speaking today at Mike Gionta’s Recruiting Firm Owner Summit. In order to follow today’s discussion, your first step is to contemplate the seven steps of The Switch: 1.   Know your dream. 2.   Boldly awaken. 3.   Envision your victory. 4.   Express your word; exercise your might. 5.   Appraise the day. 6.   Embrace a new way. […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 99 of a Continuing Series

Today’s our day for “Precisely Similar Steps.” Kent Burns and Kenny Frey have already started our analysis, and have focused on the interesting combination of the exact term “precise” with the loose and moveable term “similar.” Thanks to you both! For my part, I focus more on the two words, “similar steps.” When we walk […]