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Professional Growth & Development

I wanted a new camera. After pouring over way too many consumer reviews, I decided that a Nikon D5300 was what I should get. It was reasonably priced and had more than the basics of other models. It would challenge … Continue reading

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I can see clearly now…

….that I’ve washed the windows in the house. On New Year’s Day. In a country where you’re not supposed to do housework on holidays. Color me a rebel. I had to do it because they were so dirty. Surely my … Continue reading

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Surviving A Toxic Workplace

The toxic workplace. If you’re lucky, you’ve never had to work in one. If you’re not so lucky, then you understand how dysfunctional it can be and how challenging it can be to survive working in one. At first glance, the … Continue reading

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Job Action Day 2013

The first Monday in November. Remember that. That is when Job Action Day (http://www.jobactionday.com/) occurs annually and this year that date is November 4th. So, what is Job Action Day (aka #JAD13 on Twitter) and why should you care? Let … Continue reading

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Job Loss 101

Anyone who has gone through it before knows the feeling all too well.  Losing a job can be a painful experience. There may be some level of obscene comfort in the situation if you are directly responsible for it. In … Continue reading

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The Value of a Vacation

This morning when I put on my shoes, I felt the leftover sand in them from my walk on the beach. It made me smile and remember how much fun my family and I had on our summer vacation. We … Continue reading

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Savoring the Moment

About this time last summer, I stumbled upon a magnificent field of sunflowers at dusk in a farmer’s field near my house. I had driven past this particular field hundreds of times before but this was the first time I … Continue reading

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