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…

Corporate Creatives

I have never had a job where I felt I didn’t get to exercise some level of creativity.  Admittedly, most of the jobs I’ve had were in the creative field. …

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…

Be an Indispensable Linchpin to the Right People

If you are reading this blog, you have probably at one point either heard of, or read Seth Godin‘s book, “Linchpin“. If you haven’t read it yet, here’s the highlight:…

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…