Category: Career Happiness

2013-Boca-Dog-Bone 0

Patience, grasshopper…*

I used to work with a woman who’s favorite saying was,“Never pray for patience because you’re just asking to be tested.” The older I got, the more I understood what she meant, which was, the...

sc_roads_sky_shader2e 0

Navigating the Road To Success

  “The road to success is always under construction.” ~ Lily Tomlin Not too long ago I was invited to give a talk to the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at Boise...

Follow_Your_Bliss_Quote 0

Are you following your bliss?

I just had a birthday, and let’s just say I’m closer to entering retirement than I am to entering college. For readers who may be way younger than me, you might not “feel” what...

4147824924_f2e37f4abc_o 4

A job loss doesn’t mean a loss of identity

“All the world is a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and entrances; Each man in his time plays many parts.”  ~ William Shakespeare (photo source)   Often...

career-transition 2

Have you stayed too long at your job?

“Job security is gone. The driving force of a career must come from the individual.” ~ Homa Bahrami, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business   I will never forget the time I left a job...

you_re_fired 0

Thoughts on losing a job

“Getting fired is nature’s way to telling you that you had the wrong job in the first place.” ~ Hal Lancaster, in The Wall Street Journal I want to talk about job loss. These...

how-to-achieve-your-goals 0

Reverb 10: Achieve

  Today’s prompt is from Tara Sophia Mohr: Achieve. What’s the thing you most want to achieve next year? How do you imagine you’ll feel when you get it? Free? Happy? Complete? Blissful? Write...

success-and-failure-sign 4

The meaning of success

“Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will be become the person you believe you were meant to be.” George Sheehan Success… Is it a place we arrive at, or is it made...

cover-gardening 0

20 things I learned from digging in the garden

You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry, and stop to smell the flowers along the way.” ~Walter Hagen This past summer I was puttering around in my garden  —  pulling weeds, snipping...