Do You Have a Growth-Oriented Daily Reading Habit? The cumulative impact of reading about personal and professional growth-oriented subjects on a daily basis is one of the surest ways to expand as a professional and a human being. This year, I increased my reading commitment: frequency (daily), quantity (shooting for 30 books) and breadth (outside […]
Advice From the Creator of Calvin and Hobbes
I imagine that singers, actors and writers have experiences that cause their “voice” to dampen. Or they simply go through phases where they aren’t ready or able to produce their art.
Hmm. It has been too long. And you might be thinking that we have disappeared here at BoldCareer. That would be understandable. But not true. The fact is, things are busy. Very busy. But mostly around serving clients and delivering on commitments. I haven’t been great at prioritizing time here on the blog or for […]
Just back from a trip to Singapore and Danang, Vietnam to deliver a few days of career development workshops. Loved it. Great trip. The overall impression I formed was that the region was on the move, and North America better watch out. Even in Vietnam, the service was excellent. Universities can’t keep up with demand. […]
We just returned from a long vacation in Quebec. As you can see, no blog posting or newsletters during that time. It was an important time for me to unplug both figuratively and literally (I didn’t even have cell access where we stayed). I want to send you the very best for 2007. First and […]
Here we are. Labor Day. I truly enjoy summer and am sorry to see it end. At the same time, I have always been jazzed by the promise and possibility that September brings. How you look at September has a lot to do with how you feel about your work. A recent Labor Day poll […]
Dear Reader…apologies for my blogging absence. I have just returned from vacation – a really great vacation exploring BC’s Okanagan Valley (wine tours and lakes!), the Kootenays, Lake Louise / Banff and the badlands of Alberta. It was great to be away and take that break and it is great to be back.
In Flanders field the poppies blowBetween the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days agoWe lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,Loved and were loved, and now we lieIn Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with […]
I hope readers will excuse my absence from this space for the last few weeks. It has been a busy time here. Also, for 8 of those days, I was on a vacation on the East Coast of Canada, specifically Nova Scotia and St. John’s Newfoundland. Great people. Great music. Excellent beers. In Halifax, I […]