Category Archives: Inspiration

Your Career and You: “‘Customer Service’? Or ‘Sales Pitch’?”

I read a terrific post by David Meerman Scott recently that rekindled my ongoing passion for spectacular customer service. Then I made my second trip to a local car dealer to get some critical recall replacement work done on my … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “What’s Next?”

One of the hallmarks of my own professional life has been a never-changing “itch” to try something new or different. Even while in high school and college, I dabbled in jobs like grocery store bagboy, bartender, poolroom manager, highway department … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Tomorrow”

As we close out the old and prepare to ring in the new, the optimistic (to me, at least) song from “Annie” comes to mind. I firmly believe, as she says so positively, “The sun’ll come out tomorrow…” This past … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Finding Inspiration”

I’ve been in something of a creative slump these past few months. Lots of stuff going on, but no “spark”…no inspirational jumpstart. Part of the problem lies in my still-developing “retirement” mode. While I’ve merrily embraced the “sleep in until … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Happiness is…”

One thing I’ve noticed over the years is the amazing ability of people to find fault with just about any- and everything. No matter what…there’s something wrong with it. I’m sorry. I don’t have time for that. Life’s too short … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “What’s ‘Old’ Is New Again”

I’ve been off the grid…other than snarky remarks about certain service providers on Twitter and Facebook…and a few food photos (big surprise!)…for the past several weeks. While I seriously doubt anyone has actually missed me during my absence, I’m happy … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “What IS Satisfaction?”

I write a lot…probably too much…about “loving your job” and “following your passion.” I do this for one relatively simple reason. For what seems like the better half of the past 50 years of my life, people…working professionals as well … Continue reading

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