Where do you see yourself in five years?

A couple of days ago I was talking to my next door neighbor, Carrie, about a job interview she'd just been on. "It went pretty well ... except that: 'Where do you see yourself in five years' question. I didn't know what to say. I'm just trying to get through the next week ... five … Continue reading Where do you see yourself in five years?

“The Death of a Salesman,” circa 2011

In 1949, Arthur Miller released his iconic play, "Death of a Salesman."  The sales landscape of sixty years ago is eerily similar to that of today.  America, and world for that fact, isn't creating sales jobs like before.  Of course you'll see ads for them in newspapers and on job boards - but the position … Continue reading “The Death of a Salesman,” circa 2011

What are you going to be when you grow up?

I ran across an individual,Sabera, in a networking group I belong to called the Brazen Careerist.  This young lady wanted advice on how to brand herself.  Her dilemma is that she has multiple interests.  She is a marketing consultant and feels that is where her income potential is.  But she is also a food enthusiast … Continue reading What are you going to be when you grow up?

Twitter is just for kids … NOT!

I just started Tweeting on Friday of last week.  I've had an account for about 18 months but ... but I was too scared.  I didn't know what to do, I didn't know what purpose it had. I now know. I read a blog entry early last week talking about the top social networking sites and … Continue reading Twitter is just for kids … NOT!

Are you talking Swahili to a Frenchman?

Updated July 5, 2013: This post was written three years ago, but it seems especially appropriate right now. In the last few days we've seen the successful coup by the military in Egypt. The military with the help and overwhelming support of the youth, the Millennials - ousted former Egyptian President Morsi in non-violently, in … Continue reading Are you talking Swahili to a Frenchman?