Am I LinkedIn™ or LinkedOut?

Hampton Roads is taking a beating when it comes to jobs.  I guess that isn't news to anyone but the folks getting let go.  People that work for the government are getting furloughed.  The current news reports that the days that government workers will have to take off will be reduced; it still has an impact on …

The Leader You Are.. Courage as a Factor

Living in the shadow of yourself is an interesting place to be . I don’t know about you but I live in my own world sometimes.  It isn’t that I am making up my own reality as some people do, but more that I feel comfortable with my conditions and that allows me at times …

Decertification ~Cleansing Your Career~

Certification

Binding Labels You are so much more than your certification.  Recently, I was consulting with a technical organization to help understand the requirements for a custom system configuration.    When I walked into the server room I was greeted by a very nice man in his late 40's or early 50's.   His job for …

To Compromise with The Sun

The Who of You Sam sold fruit in Spanish Harlem, he would travel every day from his home in New York City to open his fruit cart and sell his fruit.  Sam could speak at least 3 languages including english and spanish.  What we know about our family is really very limited isn't it?  Unless …

The Actualizers **Something Positive for Home, Work and Beyond**

The Actualizers I got a phone call on a Sunday evening asking if I would come out to watch a movie about Israel called "Israel Inside."  I normally wouldn't go to something like this but I on this day I agreed.   I met up with a few friends the next day and headed a …