Category Archives: Career Thought

Thoughts on general Career planning, development and management.

Why You Should Always Be Interviewing….

As A Company of One, you owe it to yourself (and your stakeholders) to be on the look out for opportunities to advance your career, expand your industry or professional knowledge or create awareness for yourself and your professional brand. If … Continue reading

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Why Rocky Balboa is the Greatest Philosopher of our time….

Recently, I was watching the last installment of the Rocky series of movies, “Rocky Balboa” and after watching it I realized that “Rocko” (as Paulie called him) is probably one of the greatest philosophers of our time.  A simple guy, … Continue reading

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“LinkedIn – More Than Just a Profile”

“This post was originally written for the Technology Association of Georgia – Human Resources group”,  but thought I’d share it here at home, cause it’s another career marketing tool that if used the right way, can lead to great things, and if … Continue reading

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You Never Know Unless You Try….

Recently, I arranged for my oldest son to participate in a 2 day “SEAL Camp” at Sealfit in Encinitas, CA.  It’s a crucible event, designed to test those who feel they have what it takes to be one of the absolute … Continue reading

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A Radically New Career View

Folks, we’ve been fooled…. as far back as grade school, we’ve been told by our parents, our teachers, and our community that our goal should be to get an education and then find a company that will give us a … Continue reading

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Balancing Between Customers and Friends

One of the hardest thing to do as you build your career and are operating as A Company of 1 is to remember that the primary purpose for working is not to make friends…  If you really want to build a successful … Continue reading

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How do I keep going?

This question was posed to me by a friend, currently looking for his next great career opportunity as we talked about his transition and the tough job market.   There’s no easy answer, but I offered what keeps me going… In … Continue reading

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