Stress: A means of propulsion in life

Stress: A means of propulsion in life I was recently laid off. I just had my exit interview. With it comes a distinct sense of finality. I have seven kids and no job. It’s kind of stressful. But stress can be good. If taken appropriately, it can galvanize your resolve. It motivates you and gives […]

Important questions to ask for a successful job interview

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Important questions to ask for a successful job interview I’m a huge fan of bnet.com. They have some marvelous content, and I read nearly every new post of theirs. They’ve got a new post called “It’s a job interview, not a beauty pageant,” where they have some good advice on interviewing for a job. I […]

That’s not my job (poem)

That’s not my job (poem) Margaret added a poem to the comments over on the “That’s not my job” post (with the funny images of prime examples of this pervasive mindset). I thought it warranted its own post. Thanks, Margaret! That’s Not My Job By Author Unknown This is a story told about four people […]

That’s not my job

That’s not my job Seth Godin, one of my favorite business/marketing bloggers, posted a “thank you” note to Gregg today on his blog (here).  Gregg is an airport parking lot attendant who just did his job, but did it willingly, and without care for financial reward. That kind of “no problem, it’s my job” approach […]