Dealing with the Highs and Lows of the Job Hunt

One week ago, there were thunderstorms in Wisconsin. Thunderstorms. In January. It was crazy having the temperature be that warm! But then, it got colder the next day, and we had so much snow that they cancelled school. And a couple days later, the high temperature for the day was in the single digits. Today, […]

Are You Addicted to Job Hunting?

Alcoholics. Workaholics. Shopaholics Chocoholics. We’ve all heard these words to describe individuals who are addicted to a substance or activity. They generally carry with them a connotation that denotes that the people in question cannot control their behaviors when it comes to said substance/activity to the point that it negatively impacts their lives. They obsess […]

Consider the Long View to Determine Work-Life Balance

In reading an article about the recent passing of legendary news broadcaster Mike Wallace, I was struck by something that his son, Chris Wallace, said: “The interesting thing is, he never mentions ’60 Minutes.’ It’s as if it didn’t exist. It’s as if that part of his memory is completely gone. The only thing he […]

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Previously, I retweeted the following quote by Plato: “Self-conquest is the greatest of victories.” But I rather like the full quotation of his from which this paraphrase came: “The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.” I’ve talked about how the […]

A Collection of Insight

In the course of the reading I do to keep current on trends, as well as find great information to retweet and post on Facebook, there are some amazing pieces that really make me say, “Wow!” They are so well-written and have so many applicable life lessons that I sit back and ponder how I […]

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