We rush here and there, trying to get this and that done. We do more and more. But is it really more? If we forget or neglect to finish a task is it done? (Think tree falling in the forest with no one to hear it.) Okay, so maybe that is not the best peripheral … More Timeliness and Updating
Job Hunt Rules of Engagement~Transformers Last Knight review RR031 17.1211 Podcast mirrors life this week when Ried discusses Job Hunting Rules of Engagement and how to know if a prospective employer is asking questions that are in violation of the EEOC. They can be tricky so give a listen. Word of the Week: Conscientious (18:30) … More RR031 Podcast Episode
Life is busy; much busier than 40 years ago. We used to have four or five TV channels if you counted UHF and VHF. It was necessary to get up from the couch in order to change the channel on the TV and you had to actually pick up the receiver to know who was … More Sometimes Blinders are Necessary
Migraine~Minutiae~Hitman’s Bodyguard movie review. RR030 17.1204 This week hits home a bit for Ried since she talks mainly about migraine headaches. Be warned there is a bit of sex talk; not really but there is a headache that is brought on by sex…. Word of the week is: Minutiae How Ried was a contestant on … More RR030 Podcast
People often wait for the BIG wins, the overt accomplishments in work, life or in general. We see the success stories and wonder why we fail to reach such status. I have only read a few excerpts of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and it’s all small stuff and Richard Carlson writes of how shifting our … More Crumbs Can Feed You.
You may have heard the expression “chicken or the egg” But do you know the question it asks? Some similar queries are “talent or drive” and “motivation or action.” The conundrum here is which begets what. At a panel discussion I asked one of the venture capitalists if he thought talent or drive was more … More Chicken or the Egg?
Time is short more so this week because Ried was digging through mountains of old papers to find proof BofA is wrong. But it did spark a topic of how we spend our time on everything but ourselves pretty often. How the subprime mortgage crisis is still affecting many folks and maybe some help for … More RR028 Time or Lack There of…
You may have heard the phrase Knowledge is Power. or maybe scientia potentia est or even ipsa scientia potestas est. Okay, so maybe you are a stranger to quotes from Francis Bacon seventeenth century English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, author, etc. etc. But it is still possible to believe in the idiom. If you … More “Need to Know”
Well we are full force into fall…and the season of thanks. Many people speak of thanks for with the usual—grateful for friends, family, health, etc. It is probably rare that you would hear folks being grateful for very specific things. It is often a broad and/or abstract thing i.e. grateful for “friends” rather than “my … More Turkey Butt; What, What?
Well, it has finally happened. I have officially reached saturation point. Or a point so close to my mind’s “do not fill above this line” things I want and need to do are falling out of my brain. This is the not the first time I have neglected, no, forgotten to post to the blog. … More Addle Minded…