Month: February 2017

  • Good News or Bad: Longer life > Longer career?

      Trend alert: Employment for workers 55-74 is rising faster than any other age group. Are you alarmed or encouraged by this news? You might be alarmed if you were thinking that retirement was on the horizon. On the other hand, you could be encouraged if you already realized that retirement is years away and […]

  • Have You Been Broken by Losing a “Once-in-a-Lifetime” Opportunity?

    This may sound obvious, but the way you perceive your world will greatly impact how you respond to challenges as well as the outcomes. Not only have I seen many people become broken when an opportunity that I thought could be once-in-a-lifetime fell through, but it happened to me as well. I was a few […]

  • How Can Anybody Get Anything Done These Days?

      It has been an interesting past few months on social media. I can personally say it has been much more of a distraction now than it has ever been. My usual tricks for limiting the amount of time that I spend engaging in non-work related activities on social media have had much less of […]

  • Refuse the Box: The Perils of Vanilla Branding

      Are you dynamic? What does that even mean? Very few people who have had that word in their resume have been able to tell me what it really means. Most of them just thought it sounded good. It is true for most people, however. I could definitely say it has been true of all […]