The responsibility to connect

August 27 2015

We have tools at our fingertips to connect and unite. Different levels of support, layers of talent, examples to reference. With access comes choice.

What if “connecting” was an obligation? Would you make that call? Send that email? Reprioritize your schedule?

Your introduction could match a promising worker with an employer in need, build a bridge for a new partnership, make someone’s work a little easier.

Often, it isn’t a lack of opportunity or awareness but…

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The path to purpose may not be straight

August 21 2015

Employees, employers, job seekers alike have recognized there is no direct route to The Role, The Position, The Job, The Title, The Mission. What was once seen as a liner progression has evolved into a winding, twisting path in which many skills are acquired along the way. Because of this, overlaps have found themselves folded between industries, and relationships blossom in places once before unrealized.

This is what…

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Mistakes

August 13 2015

Screw ups. Everyone makes them. They’re part of the creative process, embedded into music, wired into our brain. So why is it so difficult to let go of them?

Redefining “mistake” turns dirt into gold. When you trade in unrealistic expectations and begin to cherish the unexpected, you gain valuable opportunities and news ways of seeing the world around you.

Tweet me: How do you define mistakes?…

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7 steps to find your purpose

August 04 2015

“How do I find my purpose?” I hear this one a lot.

It’s a big question, and in Western society, a lot of weight is placed on the answer. When I came across mine, I wasn’t looking. In fact, I had given up the pro/con lists and analysis charts, and I donated “What Color Is Your Parachute?” to the local bookstore. I very well understood what I did and…

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