Getting Too Excited

Well, it doesn't seem to matter how often I interview, or apply for jobs, and then tell myself not to get too excited about an opportunity.  I manage to get overly excited about something and then get let down. I have to keep reminding myself that at my age and seniority, this is a slog.... Continue Reading →

Bored To Death

~ It's so hard to be bored at work.  I'm type A.  I like to keep my brain active, and busy while I'm working.  I have a lot of untapped potential, and it makes me nuts right now that I don't have enough to do. Being bored can actually be more stressful than being busy... Continue Reading →

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Exclaim

I read yet another article about how women use too many exclamation points when they write emails, and it makes them seem less serious. What's wrong with getting excited about something? Can someone tell me what is wrong with making your emotional intent with your message clear? Isn't that why emails are so dangerous?  We... Continue Reading →

Fear…

So, I just saw a post on LinkedIn by Gary Vaynerchuk about how he has no fear in business. I thought instantly before I read the article that that was absurd for us regular people. Then I read it. He said he has no fear in business, not even losing all of his money, because... Continue Reading →

No Time

I've had some really great supervisors, and shone really lousy ones. I've also watched the dynamic on many teams over my twenty years of working. Those that succeed take the time to spend with their teams. Even when there may be so much going on that giving the time seems impossible, they take the time. ... Continue Reading →

Impact

I think I need to take a step back and think about how I have impacted other people. I really want to think that it's been mostly positive. 

Wrong Fit

It's so much easier to find the wrong fit than it is the right one? I had another interview this week.  Walking out of it, I knew it was all wrong.  The mix never seems to be quite right.  Great people, great work, wrong role. Great role, lousy work, decent people.  I think it's particularly... Continue Reading →

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