Category: Learning

Job Search Reality Check (Part 5 of 5) – Truly See Yourself

As the old saying goes, advice is cheap. When we are on a path that is unknown and there are no clear direction signs, we look to one of two types of people to help out: Those who have walked this path before and those at the end who know what lies ahead. Unfortunately the …

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Danger of the Fringe

The dark-side fringe people never live in the shadows where nobody can see them. Instead, they are not only visible, but generally advertise their presence very noisily. They are hard to miss, but their hidden agenda is usually cloaked in subversive messages. This may not really be malicious behavior, but instead comes from an unnatural …

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Value of the Fringe

From the time you decided to burst forth from the womb you started on a course that would inevitably expose you to the fringe. Mommy and Daddy protected you from bad people, but your very being is quite different from them even though genetically you may carry some of their physical characteristics. Every person capable …

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Off the Grid: Not Necessarily HR – Normal Parenting

As someone who has tried to unravel the complexity of interpersonal relations in human resources, I wouldn’t touch the conflict over progressive parenting with a ten foot pole. There probably should be a reservoir of full of ten foot poles created to be forcibly distributed to every self-professed expert that cashes in on opinions about …

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The Post-Conference Trip Home from Euphoria

Musicians call it dynamics. Most of the conferences that I have attended contained accented notes, a few well placed rests, and heightened emotional crescendos followed by equally moving decrescendos. Dynamics! After any concert when the musicians stop playing those who were immersed in the moment will carry that experience away and relive it for a …

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