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Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Godfather Commentaries #107

“THE day after the shooting of Don Corleone was a busy time for the Family. …Tom Hagan was busy trying to find a mediator satisfactory to both parties so that a conference could be arranged with Sollozzo.” The Godfather, Chapter 8, Page 112, Paragraph 1, Sentences 1 & 3 Growing up in an Italian family, […]

The Art of War for Recruiters, Part 3

Section I: Laying Plans Verse 3 of 25 (3) The art of war, then, is governed by five constant factors, to be taken into account in one’s deliberations, when seeking to determine the conditions obtaining in the field. Pasquale responds: In the next verse, Sun Tzu will list out the five constant factors he recommends. […]

Your Perfect Future: Future Perfect Planning for Recruiters, Part 19

Paul Millard’s Future Perfect Plan Format “4. Emotional Location – More Details, Details, Details – Completion of Spirit Transport” Pasquale responds: It always surprises me how frequently I ask people, “Do you remember my Core Model of a Human?” And they say…”Huh?” I’ve explained it so many 10’s of thousands of times (I’m not exaggerating, […]

The Godfather Commentaries #106

“I don’t want him found,” Sollozzo said. “It’s important that he not be found right now.” He turned on his heel and left, disappearing back into the shadows. The Godfather, Chapter 7, Page 111, Paragraphs 2, Sentences 2 – 5 If you know the story well, you know that Sollozzo will most surely step back […]

The Art of War for Recruiters, Part 2

Section I: Laying Plans Verse 2 of 25 (2) It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. Pasquale responds: Do not, oh recruiter, think about yourself. Think first about your talent. The service […]

Your Perfect Future: Future Perfect Planning for Recruiters, Part 18

Paul Millard’s Future Perfect Plan Format (3) Physical Location, Setting & Backdrop – Moments of Perfect Pleasure – Real Rewards – Details, Details, Details Pasquale responds: Now we’re in the future. We selected our when. But, where are we physically? Emotions are in your body. Yes, your mind is powerfully involved, but a disembodied mind […]

The Godfather Commentaries #105

“Do you know who I am?” asked Sollozzo? Luca nodded. He smiled grimly. The rats were being flushed out of their holes. It would be his pleasure to take care of this renegade Sicilian. The Godfather, Chapter 7, Page 110, Paragraphs 2 & 3, Sentences 4 – 8 Any human may cause death to any […]

The Art of War for Recruiters, Part 1

Section I: Laying Plans Verse 1 of 25 (1) Sun Tzu said: The art of war is of vital importance to the State. Pasquale responds: Recruiting is just like war. A placement is a battle. You win or lose. Recruiting is of vital importance to the economy. It is also of vital importance to each […]

Your Perfect Future: Future Perfect Planning for Recruiters, Part 17

Paul Millard’s Future Perfect Plan Format (2) Time Transport Pasquale responds: My friend, teacher and great Don David Schneider is constantly attempting to correct me whenever I attempt to believe in limits. His most recent victory over my limited beliefs was over Faster-Than-Speed-Of-Light Transport, also known as Warp Drive Theory. Did you know that this […]

The Godfather Commentaries #104

The sly Turkish fox was going to show his busy tail, Luca thought. If things went far enough, if Sollozzo committed himself tonight, maybe the whole thing could be wound up as a Christmas present for the Don…. But then, thinking the matter over, he decided that he would jut listen to the proposition tonight […]