Category Archives: Perspective

You are responsible for your own happiness

I feel as if I have already written this post in a variety of different forms at least a thousand times. So, one more time won’t hurt. And, honestly, it probably won’t be the last. After all, its all about … Continue reading

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Rushing To Work — Missing The Beauty

Ask yourself — if you were on your way to work and heard one of the world’s greatest violinists playing on the street, would you notice? A brilliant piece in the Washington Post called “Pearls Before Breakfast” describes an experiment … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Creativity, Perception, Perspective | 3 Comments

Hiring decisions, when mistakes keep on giving and giving and giving

I was reading Toby’s post, entitled “Influential HR Grows Talent Management, First and Foremost,” preparing to slap a little bit of artwork on to the top of this article when I stumbled across this passage: HR is responsible for Human … Continue reading

Posted in Branding, Hiring, HR, Human Resources, Perspective | 3 Comments

Pencil or Swiss Army® knife?

Ruminating on Toby’s “Are you a tool?” caused me to start lollygagging down a different path of thought. Because, in many regards, we’re all tools. In some fashion or another. In some applications. And I’m not just saying that because … Continue reading

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Job Search or Career Management? There's a difference

Just stumbled upon a great post over on the JibberJobber blog, entitled “Paradigm Shifting: Job Search vs. Career Management.” It hits upon the same points about which we’ve been carping recently. You shouldn’t be looking for a job or working … Continue reading

Posted in Career, Involvement, More than a living, Passion, Perspective | 4 Comments

Expecting Common Sense in the Workplace

Hmm. Common Sense may not be as common as you’d like. Reading over at Educated Being put this idea in perspective, and highlights a shift in expectation from Common Sense to Responsibility: Every individual has different origin, experiences, and way … Continue reading

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Intramural commutability

For us work-from-home types, it can be difficult to “unplug” from the office. Especially when that office sits just a few short steps away from “home.” Web Worker Daily offers some tips for transitioning from work to home with “When … Continue reading

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