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Ode to a Spoon


"Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have."--Rabbi Hyman Judah Schachtel (1907-1990)I have to admit it, I love spoons.

18 Career Enhancement Caveats


Core value investing in your careerMany people walk through their lives never, ever being better at something than anyone else. What is it that you know or do better than almost anyone else in the world? What is it that you do uniquely well? Do your core values for yourself and your family fit with what you are doing, where you are putting your energy, what you are developing, and where you are focusing/immersing yourself?In your career, as well as in your life, to achieve full capacity and happiness, all of you must be going in the same direction.

Career Search from Within


Seeking meaningful and fulfilling work can become a discouraging, confusing and overwhelming journey. Beware spending too much time looking for your answers outside of yourself.

How to Be Prepared for a Layoff


If you are concerned that your company might be planning a layoff, your best course of action is to be prepared. Employees often see warning signs that their jobs may be at risk.

Why Do Interviews Die: That Sinking Feeling and How to Prevent it!


Interviews die because a mistake occurred. Sometimes, you've made a mistake; sometimes they die because someone who screened a resume did.

Words. Words. Words.


They're only words. Some believe the school-yard taunt: "Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words can never hurt me.

Nine Career Zappers


Today, everyone is looking for the secret to business success. Professionals read books, take training classes, ask questions, study others that are successful and strive to outperform themselves.

What A Former Stay At Home Mom Knows About Creating A Stunning Resume That You Dont


Recently I was asked to touch up a friend's resume. Her challenge was simple.

Career Moves: Take Charge of Your Life


Every day millions of people let their inner fears stop them from creating the life of their dreams. No one will deny that it is scary to step out of your comfort zone, but once you challenge your fear and take action, you can attain great things.

Feedback: Take It or Leave It ... But Get It


The expense was substantial. An immersion workshop with twelve participants sharing a common goal to hone their skills.

A Bit of Pollyanna


"Stop being such a Pollyanna," a trusted, more experienced colleague counseled as we took the long route back to my office. He had just witnessed my project idea annihilated as co-workers eagerly argued why my idea wouldn't work, where it was flawed and why it shouldn't be funded.

Those Little Things


Moving to another state meant finding a new dentist. I tried one a neighbor recommended who seemed friendly, competent and eager to please.

Lets Talk About Trust


I agree with Brooker T. Washington, "Few things help an individual more than to place responsibility upon him, and to let him know that you trust him.

The Squirrel Effect


An industrious black-tailed ground squirrel has his home beneath a stump not far from my office window. I've been watching him squirrel away provisions for winter.

Phone Interviews: Prepare to Ace Them!


More companies are saving time and effort by doing initial telephone interviews before committing themselves to hours of time assessing and evaluating applicants. They are doing this because, frankly, it's a good way to save a team's time from interviewing obviously unqualified people.


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