Category Archives: Career

Conformity is a Big Fat Rung on the Corporate Ladder


The end must be near, hell might freeze over, and I could swear I just saw a pig sprout wings.  Why?  Because one of my best friends from college is getting married and no one thought that was possible...ever.  He's the last to go.  He's a man's man.  He parties like a 70's rock star. ...

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Seriously, is it really that much to ask?


Most of you know that I'm out in the job market.  2.5 good years with my most recent employer ended only after a long drawn out bankruptcy and capital restructuring effort.  As with all experiences, I am thankful for my time there - learned a lot along the way.  As I contemplate my next move ...

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Want to teach your daughter a REAL lesson? Sell their Girl Scout Cookies!

It's Girl Scout Cookie time again. Not only are those cookies worthy of a good glutinous binge, but who can resist that timid knock of that neighborhood girl practicing the fine art of door-to-door sales? It's also a great way for children to get first-hand ...

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What is your Employer's Vintage?

I spent the first 13 years of my career with one company; I wouldn't trade those years for anything.  There were distinct points throughout that time, though, when I questioned...really hard...whether it was time for me to move on.  When I finally ...

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Do You Have a Personal Board of Directors?

A trusted mentor of mine shared with me long ago the notion of having a Personal Board of Directors.  Would you like to know more?  If so, read on.  If not, take a long walk of a short bridge... I don't think this blog's ...

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