Last week, I attended a going away party. In the midst of the fun and the enjoyment, a long-held thought crept into my mind again. It was hard to dismiss it. My gear is stuck in neutral. I’m at the proverbial crossroads of what the rest of my life will end up being. Everyone around … More Crossroads
I’m confused. No, seriously, I am confused. For a long time, I felt I needed a “mentor” to help develop and guide me through my professional profile and create opportunities with respects to a career. Not too long ago, someone mentioned that a “coach” is better than a mentor because that person will coach you … More Interchangable Titles
For as long as I can remember, the idea of creating new jobs to help resolve, or least smooth over, a struggling economy has been an interesting mystery to me. Just exactly, how do you “create” new jobs? How do people who have lost jobs end up in these “new” jobs? Frankly, what are these … More Is Creating A “New” Job Really A “New” Job?
Dallas J. Moore is one of the most thoughtful and wisest individuals you will meet. As CCO and CEO of Social Republik, Dallas has a strong and deep interest in helping his clients be successful when they convey their message through marketing. Today, he posted a tweet recommending anyone who is on the unemployment sidelines to … More Searching for a Direction
I want to thank Reid Travis (@reidbtravis) for this link. Reid manages social media for Panchero’s Restaurant. A girl finds a new way to quit her job and put her supervisor on the spot. I wonder why the JetBlue flight attendant didn’t think of this?
On Tuesday, I listened to David Stillman’s presentation “Generations in the Workplace”, hosted by the Business Record and Merit Resources. I would write up an entire blog about it, but an acquaintance of mine, Isaiah McGee, beat me to it. His Iowa Biz column will explain more about the different generations in the workplace. Several … More Is Generation X the “middle-class” generation?