Monthly Archives: February 2007

Sometimes your support structure is neither supportive nor structured, discuss

I’m just a magnet for these things lately. It’s beginning to unnerve me. But, I’m continuing to encounter quotes from famous folks that just really hit home. Maybe I’m looking for inspiration. Maybe I’m just riding a strange wave of … Continue reading

Posted in Accountability, Career, HR, Human Resources, Responsibility | 5 Comments

David Maister: Manage your own career. No one else will.

Sometimes, I feel like this blog becomes a “Yeah, what he said!” kind of thing. But maybe you’ll keep reading because you like the links. Or maybe we’ll introduce you to someone you should really be reading. Or maybe we’ll … Continue reading

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Who said this?

I’ve no idea where my proclivity for quotes is coming from lately, but here’s another that struck me. And rather than lay it all out for you, I thought it might be better to provide the quote sans author. Who … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Change, Fulfillment, Happiness, Passion | 5 Comments

The way I see Starbucks "The Way I See It #183"

I never believed it would happen to me. Lo and behold, I actually read one of those little quotes on the back of a Starbucks cup and, instead of shrugging and drinking my drink, I actually caught myself saying, “Interesting!” … Continue reading

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You've got to be kidding me

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve uttered that phrase when the business makes–what seem to me to be–an inane request of me, in terms my emotional relationship with the company. “We’re having a party!” “Join us for a … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Corporate Culture, Culture | 2 Comments

Kathy Sierra's four killer questions

I could spend this post regurgitating the brilliance to be found in Kathy Sierra’s recent post, Don’t ask employees to be passionate about the company, but I’ll assume that you’re reading her stuff on a regular basis. You are reading … Continue reading

Posted in Passion, Purpose | 3 Comments