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Why I Prefer Not to Work for "The Man"

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2010

I remember the first time I heard that expression, “The Man.”  I had been talking with a high school friend of mine and he was referring to his current employer.  At that time, it seemed sort of odd and awkward, like walking with a cane.  Who was this “man” I wondered.  And why hadn’t I […]

The Day Winds Down and I'm Grateful…

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2010

The day is winding down. I just returned from the break room at Gillware (a new blog client of mine) and the images of a Haiti disaster remind me of my word of the day. I had asked Tyler (one of the founders at Gillware) earlier today if he had a word for the day. […]

Use Your Blog to Share Your Journey…

Posted on Wednesday, June 17, 2009

For me, writing is a means to an end. I write because I love the work. It feels good and it gives me a place to put all of the thoughts, ideas, passion and expertise that travel through my head every day. I find that when I do that regularly, I feel more balanced and […]

The Magic is Waiting Within…

Posted on Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Do you know who you really are? I had a good conversation with an old coach the other day. Someone who I confided in and received help from last year. We have both now moved on and the conversation was both intense, confusing and completely rewarding and satisfying for me personally. The truth is that […]

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