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Back to Square One, NOT!

One of the most difficult aspects of making a career, work, or job transition is the temptation to head back to Square One. What do I mean by Square One? Well, not necessarily back to the beginning – whatever that is – but back to the known, the familiar, the place you used to be...

5 Minutes To New Ideas

Want to write an article, a scene in your novel, a blog post … but you’re stuck! Here’s a great way to kick start the creative process (Thanks to Dara the fearless new president of CARWA for this idea!) 1. Grab a random book from your library. You DO have a library don’t you? 2....

Social Media Etiquette

I’ll admit I’m a much more prolific user of Facebook than LinkedIn. However, being the friendly guy that I am, I’m happy if you want to Link up with me … even if I don’t really know you. I’m all about relationships. So, who knows,  we could maybe just learn something from each other. But,...

When In Doubt

I’ve been stuck in a bit, okay a fricking humongous, emotional swirl lately. Transitions do that to me. Well, truthfully, they do it to everyone. It’s just that some of us seem to be more overtly bothered and bewildered by transition. It’s probably why I was drawn to do my Masters degree in the area...

The Power of ADD

In his book “Shadow Syndromes” author John Ratey talks about the benefits of having low-grade ADD. One of these is the ability to hyperfocus: “it may also be accurately described as an exceptionally intense capacity to “zone in” on a specific thing, blocking out potential distractions at a greater level than is common for most...