Category: Motivation

Unemployment Bias in Hiring

How bad is it for the unemployed today? If we were able to discount the disappointment, helplessness, and feelings of inadequacies caused by the loss of a job, there is still the daunting task of looking for work in an almost hostile environment in a weak economy. It seems that everybody is looking for a …

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From the Archives: Something Different Today – Perspective

Originally published in May 2011 My profile picture could be the stereotypical headshot with a devil whispering in one ear and an angel in the other. No I don’t hear voices in my head… I create them. I can understand anger, desperation and depression from the perspective of someone who has had to endure both …

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Being the Fringe

There is nobody else in the world like you. Even identical twins are not genetically the same. There are approximately 7 billion people on the planet today representing about 6% of all people who have ever lived. Doing the math, you are not that proverbial one in a million; you are one in 116 billion. …

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The Culture of Taylor, Today, and Tomorrow (Reprise)

Proposed: That Dr. Seuss’ children’s books be banned from further publication and sale. This is based on the fact that his ridiculous rhyming patterns have been challenged as grammatically incorrect, the improper use of syntax sets a bad example, characters created by him have the possibility of seriously traumatizing children… oh yes, and he is …

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The Mother’s Day Paradox (Reprise)

Did you ever notice that the official spelling of this commemorative holiday is the singular possessive “Mother’s Day” and not the plural “Mothers’ Day” as it is usually celebrated? When you hear proclamations that we are participating in a day celebrating motherhood, please join me in a resounding chorus of “Nope! It’s all about MY …

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