An Encore Career

Many times I am asked about advising someone in their career change.  Typically, it is common for the “job seeker” to have already decided what they think they want to do.  These decisions are seemingly based on assumptions such as social norms, an “Aha moment” while...

I Had A Dream

No, don’t get confused by the title here.  I Had a dream.  You were thinking it should say I Have a dream.  Why is it so true that dreams have been replaced by a reality of “tried that”, or, “can’t do that”, and so many times “dreamed and quit”? I admire people who...

Cc: me

Another string of e-mails…Whew.  Why am I even included on this one? I’ve been in two meetings back to back…How can I have 174 e-mails waiting for me? Sure, I’d love to disconnect while I am on vacation…but the e-mails will keep coming in.  Can you imagine my inbox...

Great Potential

As the year closes and you prepare for the next, thoughts inevitably turn to goals, expectations, and rewards. How did you do this year? Did you hit it out of the park, and now your big bonus is in sight? Or, did you struggle and now search for an explanation in your...