You Are Not Your Resume

One of my colleagues, Chris, was laid-off from his job in the hospitality industry about a year ago.  It pretty much crushed his soul. After a year of finding no…

Avocation vs. Vocation

I recently attended a discussion group lead by Scott Calvert, the Vice President of Sales at Trada.com, a crowdsource marketing company in Boulder, Colorado (their promo video is awesome –…

Survival Jobs

If you’ve been looking for a job for more than six months, or if you’re a month away from being broke (literally), or both, you might want to take on…

No Job is Worth Losing Your Health Over

I once had a job as an account manager for a dotcom company, back when dotcoms were still new, and just before the bubble burst.  I was single at the…

Passion Fuels Success

When I was in college, I knew a guy – we’ll call him Robert – who was obsessed with the Denver Broncos.  That’s all Robert ever talked about.  Now, perhaps…

An Argument for the 9 to 5 Lifestyle

I think the “start-your-own-business” peddlers need to stop belittling the 9 to 5 lifestyle. Stop assuming that people aren’t living the life they were meant to have. Surely you guys…