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The Search for Something Better – Redux

If you are familiar at all with my thinking, you know that I am big on recommending that people take seriously the notion of conducting a personal “Year End Review” in order to clear the path for the new. In … Continue reading

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Hitting the Bulls-eye!

Just last week, one of my clients, Pamela – a writer/editor in her mid-twenties — hit the bulls-eye, – the very job toward which she had been aiming for the last three years, without realizing it. What she was experiencing … Continue reading

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The Search for Something Better

One of my former clients recently emailed me about embarking on a new job search, now that her current position has lost its luster. The job was a great fit a few years ago for getting her out of one … Continue reading

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Making a Good Life Happen – The Philosophy

If you know anything about philosophy in general, you know it has something to do with the pursuit of wisdom – “an overall vision of or attitude toward life and the purpose of life.” You may or may not know … Continue reading

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The Value of Career/Life Coaching

Where would the San Francisco Giants be without their expert coaching staff? Most likely, they would not have won their second World Series in three years. And how about those Forty-Niners?? And Lance Armstrong. On second thought, let’s not go … Continue reading

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Building Positive Momentum in Your Career and Life

As soon as December 26 arrives with a thunk, the world shifts its focus to the New Year. By December 31, of course, all eyes are on the clock to hone in on the final countdown to the minutes and … Continue reading

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Good News for English Majors

In his recent Wall Street Journal article, How to Avoid a Bonfire of the Humanities (10/25/12), journalist and English teacher Michael S. Malone references the historic and broadening rift between the sciences and the humanities. In a world now thoroughly … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Editor of the New Yorker

I had to Google “Patricia Marx” to find out that she was a humorist; a colleague of Roz Chast, my long-time favorite New Yorker cartoonist with whom she wrote a book; a professor of writing at Princeton; and a former … Continue reading

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The Ages and Stages of Life – Part II

I am in Texas for a couple of universal age-related-stage-of-life type things: my nephew Mark’s oldest son, Cody, is graduating from Wiley High School.  (His younger son, Colton, will be a sophomore next year, and I am committed to coming … Continue reading

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The Ages and Stages of Life – Part I

When I was still in my twenties, burning with confusion and angst, I was driven to search relentlessly for my Self. My mother had always told me not to delve too much, and so it was inevitable. In addition to … Continue reading

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