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In Pursuit Of Joy, Happiness In Your Career

22 February, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Today, someone is going to be fired. Whether expected or caught completely off guard, the shock and onslaught of anxiety can be equally devastating. Regardless of how well the company handles the actual termination conversation, more than likely there will be feelings of anger, embarrassment and perhaps even shame, especially as you make that endless […] Read more»

Managing Your Career:  The ‘Trust’ Factor

13 January, 2016 Posted by John G. Self
Sometimes it is hard to trust — instrumentation, technology, even Google maps and route navigation.  The human  mind is a powerful computer that can be adversely affected by our senses, even when those strong impulses in the brain are misguided. For example, when you’re standing on the ground you know up from down but when […] Read more»

A Job Search Strategy, Daily Routine

29 July, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
At 32, after eight mostly successful years as a special projects manager for a major health system, Sally was out of a job.  That there were 150 colleagues in the corporate office facing the same fate did not make this day easier. They called it a strategic realignment.  When she left her office for the […] Read more»