The impact of losing a job can be severe. I know from personal experience. I found it equal measures of challenging and depressing. Thoughts of how to keep paying the bills were on my mind constantly. I tried to be excited about new opportunities and to do something different, and while it’s important to be…… Continue reading Surviving Unemployment
As I watched the final round of The Open Championship, I wondered if the two top contenders going down the stretch had one any of golf’s majors. I enjoy when someone can celebrate their first big win as a professional. This year, Shane Lowry won handily, and raised the Claret Jug for his first major…… Continue reading Celebrate Your Accomplishments
I was the classic under-achiever back in high school skimming by with the least amount of effort, and being happy just passing. Needless to say, when I graduated, trying to get into college was a challenge. Luckily for me, there was a program at North Carolina State University that was designed for people who wanted…… Continue reading Keep Learning!
Fast Company magazine recently had an article (http://www.fastcompany.com/1823573/career-strategy-peyton-manning-release-from-the-colts) concerning career strategies in light of football quarterback Peyton Manning’s change in teams. As all people who follow football know, Peyton Manning was one of the best quarterbacks of our time, and perhaps one of the all-time greats who has played the game. Arguably, he resurrected the…… Continue reading Career Strategy Lessons from Peyton Manning