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Don't take the easy way out. Here is a lesson from history!

This is a very hard lesson for people to learn.  Society has made it so easy for people to take the easy road these days.  Parents, do yourselves a favor and do not give your kids the easy way out, teach them that hard work does pay off.   497 more words

How to Attract Opportunities from the Inventor Who Could Act

She was called Hollywood’s most exotic actress.

But Hedy Lamarr was more than a pretty face. She was also an inventor who helped create today’s wireless world of technology. 584 more words

Leading A Better Life

Solving a Misunderstanding

If you have ever dealt with another person in your life, you have had a misunderstanding.  Things like cream in your coffee instead of black or who forgot to set the alarm when you leave your house are issues that can be very easily handled and, after a quick remedy, are put behind you. 420 more words


Internship: SCWA’s podcast, “On Track”

Professor Anne Aronson is running a podcast internship during fall 2016. The internship involves working on the podcast series, “On Track.” The podcast is designed to raise awareness about the programs,activities, accomplishments and newsworthy events in the School of Communication, Writing and the Arts (SCWA) at Metropolitan State University. 180 more words


Yes, You DO Have Work Experience (or 4 things you shouldn't forget to put on your resume)

A version of this post originally appeared in my LinkedIn feed.

I work with a number of people who are “going back to work.”  When they come to me, they are convinced that they are unemployable because they “haven’t been working.”  I put those phrases in quotes because, nine times out of ten, the individual has been working, just not in a traditional office job.  303 more words


Mapping your career journey

A version of this post originally appeared in my LinkedIn feed.

“Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.” (

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7 Secrets to Making Job Changes Easier

A version of this post originally appeared in my LinkedIn feed.

When you talk to someone about making career changes, you typically get one of two responses:  avoidance or excitement.  673 more words