The Benefits of Being in the Now

The Benefits of Being in the Now

Last week, I attended the annual summit held by Career Directors International, a professional organization of which I am a member. My kids were not so sure about me being gone for several days, my five-year-old son in particular. The day before I left was hard for him. He had issues at school and it […]

Are You Lacking in Substance?

Red hardcover book with flipping pages

With my son in school, Valentine’s Day is now a blip on his screen. His class is having a party, so we needed to purchase Valentine’s Day cards for his classmates. He was quickly drawn to the box that was decorated with his favorite characters. They seemed to be what we were looking for, so […]

Five Tips for Playing the (Job Hunt) Game

Black and white close-up of game board

Living in Wisconsin, I am one of many who follow the Green Bay Packers. And this season has been a pretty amazing one. Until Sunday night, that is. Not only did they lose the game, they were trounced. I’m guessing that not many people thought that the highest seeded team would go out in their […]

A Story of Inspiration and Hope

Sign pointing to Hope

In many ways, Bill Westerman is like many other people who go through a mid-life career change – he started back to school in his 30s, has dedicated himself to his studies in his new field, and is set to graduate in December of this year. But he’s taken a rather roundabout path to the […]

In Too Much of a Hurry

Rushing people

One of the “momisms” I heard from time to time when I was growing up was this: “The hurrieder you go, the behinder you get.” Usually, she would have to remind me of this truth when I was rushing all over the place trying to get things accomplished. The reality was, however, that the running […]

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