The Most Important Piece of Wisdom That Has Served Me Well Throughout My WorkLife

“You Have Much of What You Need Within You, and What You Don’t Have, You Will Be Able to Find or Figure Out.” I actually don’t know where I first heard those words. I don’t believe it was from anyone I know. I read a lot, so they could be words from a book. IContinue reading “The Most Important Piece of Wisdom That Has Served Me Well Throughout My WorkLife”

How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife

I wanted to learn how to enable people to learn and grow through self-development. That was my growth and development plan. Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels “You can’t connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards. You have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.” Steve Jobs.Continue reading “How a Side Hustle Can Supercharge Your Skill Set and Effectively Future Proof Your WorkLife”

How A Side Hustle Saved My WorkLife And My Well-Being

Three Years Ago, I Was Feeling the Burnout From Working the Long Hours Required As Founder of a Start-up … Photo by Mo from Pexels Three years ago, I was feeling the burnout from working the long hours required as founder of a start-up … those were Saoirse’s opening words as guest-speaker on WorkLife Well-Being at her university’sContinue reading “How A Side Hustle Saved My WorkLife And My Well-Being”

Quote #2 That Helped Shape The Chapters My First Book

To Give People an Understanding Into What the Chapter Was About. To Open Their Thinking without Telling Them How or What to Think Image supplied by author Chapter #2 Discovering Or Rediscovering Your WorkLife Purpose Quotes #2 “If you do what you love, you will never work a day in your life.” Marc Anthony. “The truth isContinue reading “Quote #2 That Helped Shape The Chapters My First Book”

Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You

The Hardest Workers Always Get Rewarded. By “Rewarded” I Mean Both Financially and in Terms of Responsibility Photo by Burak K on Pexels The hardest workers always get rewarded. By “rewarded” I mean both financially and in terms of responsibility. Those were Elaine’s opening words at her university’s annual alumni day. But let’s hear Elaine’s fullContinue reading “Be So Good They Can’t Ignore You”

Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In.

“Life Isn’t About Finding Yourself. Life Is About Creating Yourself” George Bernard Shaw Photo by Marcos Araujo from Pexels Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In … are people’s stories of how they carved out a WorkLife that was rewarding, fulfilling and meaningful, how theyContinue reading “Build It And They Will Come, Do A Great Job Building It And They’ll Stand In Line To Get In.”

How To Build Your True Personal Brand Identity

Your True Personal Brand Identity Is Who You Are and The Characteristics That Define You. Today’s Stories Look at This From the Outside In Image supplied by author Joan and Lila’s Stories: Headscarves and Tutus Joan was preparing for the interview stages of a significant progressive career change. When she was selecting the clothes she would wearContinue reading “How To Build Your True Personal Brand Identity”

It Was The Worst Of Times And Then It Got Even Worse, But It Did In Time Get Better

Is It Ever Too Late Or Too Difficult For Your Next Work Life Chapter? Photo by Lachlan Ross from Pexels One year ago I wrote this: We’re living in very difficult times right now, with countries throughout the world introducing the toughest measures affecting how we go about our daily lives, ever seen in peacetime. We’re anxiousContinue reading “It Was The Worst Of Times And Then It Got Even Worse, But It Did In Time Get Better”

Interviews #2 The Middle Questions: Your Cue To Tell Your Story

The Middle — Brainstorm Experiences and Adapt to Fit the Questions — Three “PAR” Anecdotes Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.” Hannah Arendt Your interviews are as memorable as the stories you share. Many people have fascinating experiences but forget them when they’re on the spot. To remedy this, reviewContinue reading “Interviews #2 The Middle Questions: Your Cue To Tell Your Story”

The Objectification of People

These Women Are Too This, Too That, Too the Other. Those Men Can’t Wear Those Clothes, They Need to Look a Lot Smarter Photo by Sora Shimazaki from Pexels I sometimes get asked to take part in focus groups, to be part of a discussion where I give my opinion on products or services, where IContinue reading “The Objectification of People”