It would please me greatly to report that the last few months have been invested in a deep spiritual quest that culminated in great gains of wisdom, vision, and discipline … Continue reading

August 28, 2008

Quote: Our Constitution

John Adams was born 272 years ago today. He was one of the founding fathers of our nation, a member of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of … Continue reading

October 30, 2007

Finding your passion

In her Shifting Careers blog this week, Marci Alboher shares an interesting self-assessment exercise. It is designed by career coach Michael Melcher (aka The Creative Lawyer) for people who are … Continue reading

October 23, 2007 · 2 Comments

Quote: Finding purpose

In her book Keeping the Faith (reviewed previously in this blog), Ana Mollindo Mims begins with what amounts to a personal manifesto. She says, in part “I believe in destiny.” … Continue reading

April 19, 2007 · 1 Comment

7 principles to work by

My reading list has historically been second-hand, meaning that I tend to build my list based on recommendations from others. Rarely do I snoop around the shelves and tables of … Continue reading

April 19, 2007 · 1 Comment

Advice for older job seekers

Thanks to YourHRGuy for drawing my attention to this article in Forbes Magazine. It offers three rules for older (40 plus) job seekers: Rule #1: Job seekers over 40 need … Continue reading

April 18, 2007 · 1 Comment

Note to butchers: don’t hire vegetarians

Thanks to the Be Excellent blog for pointing me to this article in Entrepreneur Magazine. In the article, Robert Kiyosaki stresses that businesses need to hire people with a passion … Continue reading

April 17, 2007

His purpose

April 6, 2007 · 1 Comment

One thing

What “one thing” are you focusing on? Or are you being distracted by all the clutter in your life? Toby has a post this week about finding your passion. It’s … Continue reading

March 20, 2007

Career success

What defines a “successful” career? Money? Power? Prestige? Popularity? Too often we define success by looking in the review mirror. We look at our accomplishments to see how our peers … Continue reading

March 8, 2007 · 4 Comments

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