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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Your Perfect Future: Future Perfect Planning for Recruiters, Part 26

Paul Millard’s Future Perfect Plan Format (8) The Choice Pasquale Responds: (Commentary 1 of 3) That a plan is built upon the foundation of a choice is rarely appreciated. The father – in modern philosophy at least – of the concept of choosing is this fellow: Søren Kierkegaard. If you don’t know him, here’s his […]

The Art of War for Recruiters, Part 10

Section I: Laying Plans Verse 10 of 25 “10. These five heads should be familiar to every general: he who knows them will be victorious; he who knows them not will fail.” Pasquale responds: Five heads? Let’s list them again: (1) The Moral Law (2) Heaven (3) Earth (4) The Commander (5) Method and discipline […]

The Godfather Commentaries #112

Hagen shook his head. “…Anyway I haven’t been able to set up a top-notch go-between he’ll trust. But he must know he has to negotiate now. He missed his chance when he let the old man get away from him.” The Godfather, Chapter 8, Page 115, Paragraph 1, Sentences 1 & 4 – 6 Hagen’s […]

Your Perfect Future: Future Perfect Planning for Recruiters, Part 25

You can’t keep yourself well-oriented too much! So, here are Paul’s steps once again: Paul Millard’s Future Perfect Plan Format (1) Time Selection for a Specific Desired Accomplishment (2) Time Transport (3) Physical Location, Setting & Backdrop – Moments of Perfect Pleasure – Real Rewards – Details, Details, Details (4) Emotional Location – More Details, […]

The Art of War for Recruiters, Part 9

Section I: Laying Plans Verse 9 of 25 “9. By method and discipline are to be understood the marshaling of the army in its proper subdivisions, the graduations of rank among the officers, the maintenance of roads by which supplies may reach the army, and the control of military expenditure.” Pasquale responds: What does it […]

The Godfather Commentaries #111 – Part 2

“With a slight electric shock, Michael realized they were talking about Paulie Gatto and that little Paulie was dead, murdered by that jolly wedding dancer, Clemenza.” The Godfather, Chapter 8, Page 113, Paragraph 3, Sentences 10 – 13 Since it is now 1945 and Michael was born in 1920, he is only 25 years old […]

Your Perfect Future: Future Perfect Planning for Recruiters, Part 24

Here’s my list of the deal’s elements. I emphasize that your head has to follow the list forward and backward. But more, your heart has to follow in the same way. As you study the list, try to do a head check for comprehension, full comprehension, and then do a heart check for real emotion. […]

The Art of War for Recruiters, Part 8

Section I: Laying Plans Verse 8 of 25 “8. The Commander stands for the virtues of wisdom, sincerity, benevolence, courage and strictness.” Pasquale responds: It’s tempting to talk about each, but all we can do is list them with numbers: (1) Wisdom (2) Sincerity (3) Benevolence (4) Courage and (5) Strictness Sun Tzu teaches us […]

The Godfather Commentaries #111 – Part 1

“With a slight electric shock, Michael realized they were talking about Paulie Gatto and that little Paulie was dead, murdered by that jolly wedding dancer, Clemenza.” The Godfather, Chapter 8, Page 113, Paragraph 3, Sentences 10 – 13 It may seem a fine point to you, and I doubt that Michael used his terms carefully […]

Your Perfect Future: Future Perfect Planning for Recruiters, Part 23

The Feel of the Deal. Surely some of you remember our project Recruiting Rene Descartes, don’t you? If not, you might want to search around and see if you can find it! (Clue: it’s still tagged a Manager’s Choice discussion.) The reason I mention our dear Rene is this. He teaches us that when you […]