Category Archives: Discernment

Comfortable or Complacent?

With 2013 beginning to wind down, many people will use this time of year to take stock in their lives.  One part of that introspection will often include one’s career.  Individuals who have been doing the same job for multiple … Continue reading

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Thank you Mick Jagger

“Remember that not getting what you want  is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.”  – Dalai Lama I read the above quote and it reminded me of the many happenstance times in my life that I was convinced I knew … Continue reading

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Advice for the Class of 2014

As many readers know, I work at a Carnegie Mellon’s Career and Professional Development Center.  Prior to this, I was at Notre Dame’s Career Center.  In short, the past 12+ years I have been working with talented young adults who … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Thoughts

This past Sunday was “Father’s Day”.  A day where dads receive ties from their kids and they are allowed an afternoon of watching golf or baseball without interruption.  As I opened my very colorful tie selection and read my kids’ … Continue reading

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Where Are You Running?

Burned out at work?  Tired of your routine?  Putting in 80 hours a week and no raises in the past two years? Boss giving you ulcers?  You may find yourself in an unhealthy work space and decide you need to … Continue reading

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Go Where Your Eyes Are

When I was 14, I tried out for the high school football team.  Since I was one of the larger kids (and slower), the coaching staff determined I should be a lineman.  When they asked me which classes I was … Continue reading

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Prayer for Patience

When conducting a job search, one often wants the process to move much faster than the employer is able to proceed.  While there is little one can do to change the tide or the hiring timeline of an employer, one … Continue reading

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