Category Archives: Thinking

Your Career and You: “Reading Minds”

A brief…and, as yet unresolved…conversation with a former student reminded me of one of the key guidelines for getting ahead in your job… “Tell them what you’re thinking.” I’m not pointing accusing fingers at anyone here. I’m as guilty of … 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: “We Do Things for a Reason”

There have been a few moments recently when I’ve retreated into my comfortably dark cave muttering all kinds of unprintable things. Most of them start with “Why the Hell…” and then wander off down various thorny paths. As much as … 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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Your Career and You: “The End and the Beginning”

I’m in my “Zen” mode today as I sporadically check weather reports on Hurricane Irma’s progress and focus more and more on a week from now when we move lock-stock-and-barrel to Tampa, Florida, to start our new lives as official … Continue reading

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Your Career and You: “Chaos…It’s Normal”

The past four months have been a test both of my sanity and my patience. Dealing with banks. Dealing with real estate developers. Everything in preparation for a major change in my life that involves leaving what has been “home” … Continue reading

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