I want to make sure I’m being empathetic about all this “follow your dreams” talk.
The idea of chasing our dreams is one-sided if I don’t acknowledge the uncertainty and fear that complements the journey.Read More
Creation is constant this day in age, and things change by the minute, so having great ideas matters more than ever. There are so many different ideas popping-up on a daily basis, it can be easy to overlook them. How can you come up with creative ideas to boost your career, change an organization, or ramp up the value on a project?Read More
Are you the type of person who tends to start a project without a lot of preliminary consideration and planning? Do you tend to work on numerous projects in different areas simultaneously? If so I can relate. I believe in getting started, experimenting, and not having to limiting yourself to one area of interest. I believe in a renaissance type of approach to finding your brand or niche. Needless to say, this approach can help you get started on a lot of fun and creative things, but may lead to getting stifled when it comes to steady growth and development.Read More
Shake off the Grind will now be providing a bi-weekly post on Sundays called Rise and Grind. You can expect to find 5 recommended post from the previous week that offer inspiration, insight, and knowledge to help you have an enhanced week. These are posts that deserve special attention and particularly inspired me through the previous week. Hopefully they will provide you needed encouragement and inspiration when the week gets hectic or stressful.Read More
If you’re in a job that doesn’t meet your needs for significance and success, there are two primary options: 1) You can leave and move on to any “available” bigger and better things. Or, 2) You can get a promotion, reap the benefits, and use the rest of your time to develop your ideal career.Read More
Do you known someone who has great potential, but can’t seem to put it all together. Or maybe you have a co-worker who just seems to do everything the most difficult way; never able to channel efficiency and effectiveness? Whatever the context may be, we all known people and organizations who just don’t have their act together. It may seem unusual to look to these individuals for insight and wisdom, but they have some really valuable advice to offer.Read More
What are you meant to do with your life? What is your life purpose? These are not easy questions to answer and truly require self-exploration and soul searching. Figuring out what you truly believe in, what you’re passionate about, and what your life-calling is, may be a process that continues through out the life-span. It’s a journey that involves uncovering what really motivates you and where your purpose can serve a greater good.Read More