Work

04/06/2014
Category: Life, Work
147.11 Miles While on Conf Calls

I walked 147.11 miles last month while on work conference calls. I guess you could call this a Life Hack.  After I told a few friends about this newly discovered Stick It to The Man technique their response was “You have to write a blog about that”. Before I divulge my secrets to getting paid […]

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04/03/2014
Category: Life, Work
Mining for Gold (photo by Creative Commons)

Everything isn’t epic. Everything isn’t brilliant and better than the last. We aren’t always remarkable. Some days are simple, mundane and even average. Yet our western culture is bannered with headlines that suggest otherwise. I know titles sell, attract attention and shock us into investigating further. The number of headlines that race across my screen […]

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03/26/2014
Category: Life, Work
Not For Sale 8.31.10.Cabo San Lucas (43)

  This message screams to every entrepreneurial tourist from the hillside of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Not For Sale Why does this landowner feel compelled to post a 15″ x 92″ billboard facing the Pacific Ocean bay with capital letters stating his position?  I think I know why.  Put yourself in the landowner’s shoes for […]

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03/19/2014
Category: Podcast, Work
BODYofWORKsoft-copy

Making sense of your Body of Work Pamela Slim‘s new book, Body of Work, will help you find the thread that ties your career story together. In this podcast interview with Pam she will help you define and understand the subtext of your seemingly disjointed career. Subscribe in iTunes Pam says… Your Body of Work […]

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03/05/2014
Category: Podcast, Work
Gary Hirsch BotJoy Invasion

I’ve not met many people who give their work away for free. I’ve met even fewer people who would be willing to give up receiving feedback or accolades for their work. Most people want fame or fortune or notoriety for their life’s work. Most writers want a book deal if they write a book. Most […]

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02/17/2014
Category: Life, Play, Work
Joy Bucket-Trunk

Two quick requests before I divulge my secrets on how to Stick-It to the Man. I’m usually pretty upbeat in my writing.  If this one seems a bit grim in the intro, hang on to the end for the sunshine to break through. Please don’t take this article to Human Resources and blow the whistle […]

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01/25/2014
Category: Life, Work
Photo by Holden McHugh

If you’re the alleyway graffiti artist from the photo my son took in Paris, how do you measure impact? Our world is finitely measured. Charts, graphs, metrics, this vs. that, goals, targets, and baselines. Your impact cannot be plotted and measured on a chart. Impact is so much greater and yet so allusive to always […]

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01/15/2014
Category: Life, Play, Work
Pacific Ocean meets Columbia River

It’s difficult some days to know the way to the right path. It’s a challenge to know what the effect is of the conversation I just had with an employee.  I used a coaching and sports analogy to attempt to communicate my idea.  But maybe I just sounded like another chowder-head using a sports analogy. […]

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01/14/2014
Category: Podcast, Work
Joy Inc-Book Cover

Podcast Highlights How Rich is bringing humanity back to business The winning strategy of hiring humans and not polished resume’s How the biggest risk Rich faced was doing the same thing The business value of Joy How to empower employees to become evangelists Why they don’t allow headphones or earbuds at work Click to Listen […]

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12/20/2013
Category: Life, Why you should keep going?, Work
M Field center stage at Quicksilver launch

A lack of action guarantees 100% probability that absolutely nothing new has a chance of happening. None of us, not a single one of us, can predict what will or won’t happen tomorrow. You have to risk the next unknown step. No one knows if they’re going to become the next Steve Jobs ProBlogger TED […]

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