Author Archives: Toby Lucich

Getting to the Next You: Employment Contract or Employability Compact?

I have loved and continue to love my professional magazines. They’re like little boxes of chocolates that show up each month, and I don’t know what I’ll find until I open them. The most recent gem comes from a team … Continue reading

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My Top 10-ish Points on Starting Your Career (or Re-Starting, Again)

Digging out from a backlog of “sort it out later” emails, I came across some career advice I shared with some up-and-coming professionals. They all got bits and pieces of what follows, but the consolidated list is probably more useful for those … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

Have you run your resume through a word cloud generator to see what you are saying most often to prospective employers? What about your personal or corporate blog?  What we say – especially in today’s hyper-connected world – can say … Continue reading

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Are You Excitable?

It’s been awhile. Hello again. How’s the family? Yeah, the sun is starting to sneak out here in the northwest too. Yeah, I’ve been listening to a little Def Leopard, too. Ok, enough small talk. Onto the story. Rick and … Continue reading

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Rocket Surgery? Nice Niche

Hey there. Long time, huh? Hope your weekend was a good one. So, Sunday morning, and I’m enjoying the Sunday New York Times in my cloud-shrouded  sun room with a cup of my favorite blend. Of coffee. I love to read … Continue reading

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Where is your Focus?

Sometimes a concept is framed in such a powerful way that you feel required to share it (this view may resonate differently with MBA-types). Balaji Krishnamurthy at LogiStyle offers this paradigm to help CEO’s focus their scarce attention: A good way to examine … Continue reading

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Tackling the No-Accountability Wasteland

There is an uncomfortable, anxious pang that wells up in you when the halls have been empty for hours, and you know that you and the janitor are the only people in the building, again. You feel like maybe the … Continue reading

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