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Today is 9-11

If you were born on September 11th 2001, you are 14 at the time of this writing..

I was a telecom sales rep entertaining a group of Worldcom middle managers at a Dave and Busters in Raleigh, NC when the towers fell. At that time I was a professional individual contributor.

In the intervening years I have experienced my nation in wars, recessions, and boom years.  Personally I have been married, had natural kids, adopted a kid (very different and yet very much the same as having a kid), relocated several times, had health problems, lost parents, went back to school and obtained an advanced degree and experienced all manner of other life events too numerous to mention here.  I have matured both professionally and personally.

Even with all this at the time of this writing (if not the time of this being published) I am still a professional individual contributor.

Much has changed, much has stayed the same.

 

6-11-2016 – Another update.  I did a study of my life and realized that 9-11 had a tremendous impact in my career, I just didn’t see it until I looked back.

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Posted by Mike Peluso

Mike Peluso writes about the collision between between the business / professional world and life. He also writes about the journey involved with the Peluso Presents efforts including the Blog, Books, and Podcast so that others may benefit from his efforts. Read the Blog: www.PelusoPresents.com/ Listen to the Podcast: http://pelusopresents.libsyn.com/ Support the Effort: https://www.patreon.com/pelusopresents

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