Archive for January, 2012

when touchy-feely isn’t your nature

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
The other day a young woman was referred to me who has been in the job market for well over a year.  She has a great resume and consistently gets two interviews per month, BUT NO OFFERS. She's a financial analyst by training and quite brilliant by anyone's standards and yet, she cannot get hired.  After speaking with her for about an hour, here's what I learned:
  • She's strong INTJ on the Myers-Briggs Scale
  • She considers herself to be a no-nonsense, shoot from the hip, call-em-as-I-see-em person, in other words "If    Read More

are you in?

Friday, January 27th, 2012
After watching the latest republican debate last evening, it occurred to me this morning to begin an anti-politics revolution.  I earnestly found myself wondering what it would take to begin a viral revolution to boycott the polls between now until November in order to create an awakening in politicians that "old school" politics are dead.
As I witnessed the political boxing match between Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, I was amazed at how much reality TV has now infiltrated the political arena.  We care less about the deep issues facing this country (and more importantly, how    Read More

instead of resolutions, make a not-to-do list!

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
Happy New Year! If you are like most people, you probably (once again) made some 2012 Resolutions.  You know, those self-improvement "to do" lists that many of us tend to make at the dawn of a new year.  Well, imagine for a moment that you were to be the Michelangelo of this age, but you stayed so busy doing all kinds of things - good things - that you never got around to painting and sculpting.  You would end up missing the big plan and design for your life because you    Read More