Well as some of you know, I finally landed in a perfect situation.
My professional life and my social life and have finally intersected in a way I always hoped they would and I’ve been inflicted by happiness and fulfillment.
The truth is that it’s been hard to write without having a multitude of things to rant about. If I can’t gripe about terrible meetings or the hard sell anymore what should I write about?
Well it occurred to me, why don’t I share how I’ve managed to land a great fit? As much as I’d like to sit here and say “Aw shucks, I got lucky,” (though that’s part of it) that just wouldn’t be true and it wouldn’t do you any good in the pursuit of your ideal career/life/etc.
So for the next few weeks I’ll break down some of the tactics I used to land my dream job (for my current station in life) in the hopes that you can extract bits and pieces to achieve similar gratification for yourself. In addition, I have a few projects I’ve been tossing around in my head, and I can’t think of a better audience to get feedback from than my readers. Who knows, we may see a whole business come to fruition, and we may see one fail miserably, but I suspect we’ll learn something along the way.
This bar none my favorite post I’ve ever written for this blog: The Silver Lining. Learning that I had the power to control my own thoughts got me through a hellish year and a half.
And this might be my 2nd favorite: Mediocrity Equates to Winning and Profits – You certainly win with a mediocre effort. In business, even in life. But let’s hold ourselves to a higher standard. What do you say?
This post highlights Two Approaches and explores the idea that you can use either to be be successful. Which bucket do you fall under?
They say that unless you offer up a solution, then you’re a part of the problem. Well here’s 5 keys to more successful meetings.
Back in February I was tired of watching relatively smart people get swept up in the same old garbage. That inspired this post: “How to Sway Drones, Kill the Queen Bee, & Take Over the Hive. To date it’s one of the best discussions ever on RSM.
Finally, here’s a video I shot when I’d more or less made up my mind that I was quitting SMC cold turkey, and a few good friends encouraged me not to.