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More Than Money by Mark Albion

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CHAPTER 3 ■ ■ ■ WHAT CAN YOU DO?

To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given a chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy.

Bette Davis, legendary actor

I can’t tell you how many high-ranking executives say to me, “Mark, I wish your MBAs would come to us with an understanding of who they are and what turns them on. I wish they would say, ‘Here’s what really interests me, here’s what I want to do, and here’s how it will help your company.’ It may take them longer to find the right fit, but when they do, it will be the right job and the right hire.”

What can you do? Anything. That’s a big help! So then, what do you want to do with the life energy you’ve been given? Can you describe ...

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