Category Archives: Career/Job

Mayday, mayday, May Day

Don’t panic May Day is here! Mayday, the international distress call, originated in 1923 within the aviation industry. In 1948 it became the recognized international distress call for planes and ships. Mayday has to be repeated 3 times before any other details of the emergency are reported. May Day, the holiday, was a traditional Spring…

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INC to Ink

INC gives ink to limiting hours at work Inc Magazine recently had an article on the adverse effects of working more than 40 hours a week. Here they are: Working more than 10 hours a day is associated with a 60 percent jump in risk of cardiovascular issues. 10 percent of those working 50 to…

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Wisdom Interns Everywhere

A Wisdom Intern Can Help with Purpose… …direction and saving us a few bumps and bruises along the way. Did you see the movie The Intern with Robert De Niro and Ann Hathaway? 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in…

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2 Challenges to Success as We Know It

Sooner or later our concept of success will need to change. The Presidential election process in the United States gives one a lot to think about in defining success. Regardless of our political preference, two of the historical cornerstones often used to define success are quickly receding from the grasp of the majority. Wealth has…

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Fast Company, Fast Challenges, Fast Success

When it’s coming at you fast from all directions With today’s technology it’s possible to launch a company and be overwhelmed with customers, headaches, growth in a matter of months. What’s an entrepreneur with a fast company by the tail to do? The February issue of Fast Company is on the stands. This is the…

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Meaningful Work, Meaningful Life

Know what meaningful means to you Synonyms: significant, relevant, important, consequential, telling, material, valid, worthwhile I would rather die a meaningful death than to live a meaningless life. – Corazon Aquino – Maria Corazon “Cory” Aquino y Cojuangco y Sumulong, a Filipino politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, was the first woman to…

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Time Management is Attention Management = Self-Investment

Why is time management worth considering? BIG BANG results in creation of time and space. 13.8 billion years ago according to the current cosmological model. 13,799,900 years later homo sapiens emerge on the planet. Another 99,700 years pass and Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin start promoting the benefits of time management. That’s a lot of passing time before…

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Getting from Me to We

Studies show that ‘we’ is more fulfilling than ‘me.’ The field of psychology has given us much insight, understanding and wisdom about us human beings. From Freud’s ego theory and it’s orientation toward pleasure and away from pain, to fight or flight, to the subconsciousness’ influence or control over most decision making we know more…

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