Monthly Archives June 2013

Change Your Perspective to Remodel Your Career

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.”  ― Alan Wilson Watts How willing are you to change your perspective about how you work? From now on, your willingness to look at the way you work from a variety of perspectives will determine your level of success, joy, and fulfillment. In fact, I believe that one day we may cease to call what we do to earn a livelihood “work”. Perhaps we will one day say “I’m off to contribution” or “I’m heading to service”. It seems Utopian.
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Categories: Blog, Career Transition, Encore Career, Home Page Recent Posts, and Sexy Second Act.

How to Pick a Career

For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. ~ H. L. Mencken What I often find interesting when someone contacts me about how to pick a career is that they expect the answer to pop out of the air as easily as a sexy girl or guy pops out of a cake. Yeah right. It generally doesn’t work that way. If it did, they wouldn’t need me. When someone contacts me about how to pick a career from the perspective of getting an immediate answer, the conversation generally goes one of two ways: They
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Categories: Baby Boomers, Blog, Career Transition, and Home Page Recent Posts.

Does Your Sexy Second Act Include Ways to Make a Difference?

“Your thoughts, words and deeds are painting the world around you.” ~ Jewel Diamond Taylor I used to think lofty thoughts about ways to make a difference. It started at a young age when I went to Mexico with my parents and saw children begging. It hurt me in a way I didn’t know how to explain. I felt helpless to change anything. It was too big a problem and I was too little. These days, with life moving so fast and with so many responsibilities and obligations, it’s easy to become overwhelmed thinking about ways to make a difference
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