Part of us wants to follow our heart and do what fulfills us and part of us wants to be safe by watching the latest episode of 30 Rock. Part of us want to be skinny and we know that sugar will deter us from that vision and yet, we eat the cookies. Continue reading
Bill Jensen is one of those guys that has helped many people when it comes to re-inventing work and making it simpler. Like him, I am a big believer in the fact that work does not have to be so complex and that we lost some common sense when it comes to business these days. We all know that people are what make up most organizations’ success or failure and yet, fear led by a few at the top continues to rule too many people’s lives.
Organizations spend months recruiting and enticing the top talent. Many even broadcast it over many channels when they manage to get them in the front door. Continue reading
I have been hearing people talk about what’s on their bucket list for years. It ranges from jumping out of planes–with a parachute–to having the trip to Paris they have always dreamed of. It is a list of stuff they want to do some day. The ultimate goal is to check as many items off the list before you die.
Is that really the way to have a full life? Live for what you want to do? Sure, it works for some people and they feel a sense of accomplishment to declare to the world that they have jumped from that plane and are still alive to go tick off more bucket list items or feel their vision board led them to success. As we age, we realize that the only certainty we have is that one day we will die. But we are the ones passing through time and every person’s clock is unique to them. Continue reading
My generation has been sold a bill of goods. Here is the story we were sold:
- Have lots of friends. Be popular at school.
- Get good grades. Graduate.
- Get an education. Get a degree or two or three.
- Date. Meet good prospects who can provide and find the one that could be a “good” partner.
- Get a job so and have a great career.
- Marry. Have children. Make sure to have work-life balance.
- Climb the corporate ladder. Make sure to have work-life balance. Continue reading