Robert got out of bed at 6:30am after what felt like a night without sleep. His mind was racing, buzzing; he'd fade off for a while them immediately start running the scenarios in this head, over and over. He shuffled down the stairs and into the kitchen, where he put a pot of water on the stove for … Continue reading The Game Changer
Susan woke up that morning doing the same things she did to start every day. Climbing out of bed at 7:30am, she put on a thick terry cloth robe, located a scrunchi and manipulated her hair into a ponytail. Walking down to her kitchen, she put on a pot of water and pulled a coffee pot and filter from … Continue reading An opinion you’ll want to hear
It’s dark in here. Your eyes need a moment to adjust from the outside glare. The room is almost perfectly square, windowless. Hanging on the walls are a mishmash of Bay Area pro sports schedules and vintage beer signs, including the Budweiser Clydesdales in miniature, encased in glass, pulling the famous beer wagon. You want it, … Continue reading So this guy walks into a bar…
Instructions for use: print or bring your laptop over to the mirror and read this while you're looking at your beautiful self... I am unemployed. I have not been singled out by the universe for being a loser. I am not being picked on. It is what it is. I accept it. I am a person … Continue reading The meaning of life? Here’s your answer
I'm a big fan of LinkedIn. It has some fabulous tools to make new contacts, to reconnect with lost colleagues, and to provide support. The discussion groups are quite interesting. People ask questions, and they get answers, on everything from "How do I network without looking like a stalker" to "What's the best way to handle crisis … Continue reading Talk only when it improves the silence..