What Shia LaBeouf can Teach You About Your Dream Job


If you haven’t seen the absolutely insane viral video of Shia LaBeouf standing in front of a green screen shouting at you to “Just do it!” like some coked-out Nike spokesperson, this article isn’t going to make a lot of sense, so I recommend you go watch it now.

Click here to see the video…DO IT!

Okay, now that we’re on the same page, let’s begin…

In my first “real” job, as a financial analyst, I [Read More…]

Why you NEED a 5 Page Résumé


“You MUST keep your résumé to 1 page…unless you’re going for an executive level position.”

It’s advice people hear so often that they don’t even question it.  They work themselves ragged for days or weeks at a time, tweaking and trimming, shifting margins by a fraction of an inch, and adjusting their word choice to choose shorter words when they find that a single word has snuck onto the next line.

It’s also complete and utter [Read More…]

Ask a Career Coach #1 Replay

A few weeks back I tried something new, I did a 1-Hour long, live Q&A online where I took YOUR burning career questions.

For those who missed it, I’ve embedded it above so you can check it out and see what I have to say about everything from Internships to Promotions and more.

I’ll be doing more of these in the future, so feel free to submit any business or career questions you [Read More…]

A Tale of Two Clients

In working with my private career coaching clients, I’ve come across – what amounts to – every single personality type imaginable.  From those who can’t live without working and will take any job that comes their way, to those who really don’t want to work and just want to get a job so that their bills get taken care of.  Each of these ways of thinking has its unique strengths and weaknesses. For instance, those who will take any job [Read More…]

Mind the Gap (I’m Back)

Howdy, Success Hackers, I’m Nick Fox and I am bringing this site back from the dead!

In examining why I stopped posting here, you’ll also see why I have begun again, and why this time around, this site is going to bring you so much more when it comes to designing your dream life.

Two years ago, when I last posted here, I had just left my job in NYC finance, moved, and started working for myself.  I was looking for more [Read More…]

The Road to Success Step Four: Ignore Everyone’s Rules

“I’m a motivated self-starter looking to challenge myself by…blah blah blah!”

And thus begins every stupid cover letter I’ve ever read.

If you’re such a motivated self-starter, why are you being so passive in your approach to getting a job?  Anyone can write a cover letter and send their resume.  I could wake up naked and hungover on a desert island without internet access and I could STILL get a cover letter pumped out before [Read More…]