Tag: increase your potential

Accounting for Your Accomplishments

When I work with job search clients, I ask them to talk about their career or personal accomplishments.  Many start telling me about what they did wrong instead of what they did right. Some quickly respond “I can’t think of any.”  Or they just stare.  At this point, I ask them to spend time working… Read more »

How a Rock Star Made Me Think About To-Do Lists Differently

To-do lists, whether professional, personal, or some combination are often the guides of our day. During our busy work days, we often have long to-do lists that may take us in a direction that is the right one at the moment, but end up disappointing us because something else we may view as more substantial… Read more »

Roll Call for Learning: Be Present

I hold two professional certifications that require me to earn credits by attending or participating in events to keep my certifications current. For years, I attended events with a primary thought of “I am earning my credits,” a secondary thought of “I might learn something I need or want to learn,” and a third thought… Read more »

What is Your “THIS”? – Lifelong Learning

What is your this, lifelong learning

I was listening to a song by Darius Rucker (aka “Hootie” from Hootie and the Blowfish) called “This”. The basic premise of the song is that everything that happens in life happens for a reason, taking you to where you are today or “this”. As I thought about the song, I reflected on my own… Read more »