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Monthly Archives: May 2012

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 118 of a Continuing Series

1. In order to complete our knowledge 2. We must scrutinize 3. All the several points pertinent to our aim, It really is tempting to plunge down and plumb the required letting go that scrutiny demands. I have to explore it a little, but let’s try to go fast. Seeing is believing; but the problem […]

Notes on Liechtenauer #47

“In all windings learn correctly to find the cut and the thrust.” Johannes Liechtenauer – 1389 I know you’ve seen the Renn Faire Warrior, or the actor in the blood and sand movies, who, when binding his sword against his enemy’s engages in a battle of raw strength. Who can push whom into submission? It […]

Your Daily Recruiting Journal, Part 54 of a Continuing Series

I have a profit answer to propose for you, oh greedy, practical and even, dare I accuse you, non-theoretical recruiters! Here it is: data hatred. Until previously described events in the spring of 2011, I refused to study diet and nutrition. Me. I study everything and anything. Yet, of all topics, I rejected diet and […]

The Godfather Commentaries #42

“The Don motioned the other people out of the room. They left. He took the withered claw of Genco Abbandando in his own two broad hands. Softly, reassuringly, he comforted his friend, as they waited for death together. As if the Don could truly snatch the life of Genco Abbandando back from the most foul […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 117 of a Continuing Series

1. In order to complete our knowledge 2. We must scrutinize 3. All the several points pertinent to our aim, Today’s work commences with a verb: to scrutinize. When you were being interviewed before you got hired to become a recruiter, I bet no one told you that your scrutiny would be one of the […]

Notes on Liechtenauer #46

“Those who aim for close combat before they are ready, are cut down.” Johannes Liechtenauer – 1389 An easy mistake is to read a repetition as only, or as just a repetition. Even if it was that, it would still be a form of powerful emphasis, well worthy of note. Why would our master say […]

Your Daily Recruiting Journal, Part 53 of a Continuing Series

Incredible responses to the question, and thanks again to Kirk, Kent and Kenny. Still, I believe we must push deeper in as to precisely how journaling makes recruiters money. My own question of cure is equally challenging. Here’s where I currently stand. It’s possible. I continue to be in a gentle downward slope for my […]

The Godfather Commentaries #41

“The Don pressed his old friend’s hand. He said, comfortingly, “Hurry up and get better and we’ll take a trip back to Italy together to our old village. We’ll play Bocce in front of the wineshop like our fathers before us.” The Godfather, Chapter 1, Page 46, Paragraph 2, Sentences 2 – 4 A bit […]

Recruiting Rene: Or, thinking and executing success, as only a recruiter can! – Part 116 of a Continuing Series

*** VII – In order to complete our knowledge we must scrutinize all the several points pertinent to our aim, in a continuous and uninterrupted movement of thought, and comprise them all in an adequate and orderly enumeration. *** In a moment we’ll number our phrases. First let’s see what is here at the top […]

Notes on Liechtenauer #45

“Do not seek close combat prematurely.” Johann Liechtenauer – 1389 Last time, we walked through our master’s tactical counsel never to hurry in The Instant, in The Before or even in The After. Today, although it appears he’s only giving us additional tactical advice, we must look a bit more deeply. When we do, we’ll […]