Category: Podcast

Episode 146 – Best Practices in CYA

Screw ups happen.  Because of the nature of our professional world, and really because of human nature, there is often a scapegoat, an individual to blame when fertilizer hits the air circulation system.  If you […]

Episode 145 – So long, Farewell, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye

When it’s time to move on to new and uncharted career territory, many folks will say goodbye to their old colleagues through email or a phone call.   The lesser used option is to do it […]

Episode 144 – Being Real Vs. Being Fake

In life it’s easier, but not always wise, to be our ‘real selves‘.  In the professional world, it’s different.  Emotions and issues that are part of life tend not to work well in the work […]

Episode 143 – The Rule of 2.5 Redux

The greatest limiter on all our grand aspirations is time.  There is time to do some of the big things we want in life like a career and family, but little left for other major […]

Episode 142 – Career Assumptions

Everyone makes assumptions, it’s necessary to function in life.  Some assumptions, say if you assume the milk you grab at the supermarket is ok without looking at the date has a limited impact on your […]

Episode 141 – A Rose By Any Other Change

I knew rose.  I interacted with her through the years.  Then one day, in a moment, without knowing she did it, she demonstrated to me the realities of the retirement challenges in the modern era.   […]

Episode 140 – Shades of Grey

As we mature over time, we stop seeing things in black and white. Shades of grey start to become the pallet of choice as we explore the issues of the day.  There is some real […]

Episode 139 – BONUS Show! All about the NC DPS Jobs

Had a friend drop by and we decided to talk about what she does, and what she does is get people jobs with the Department of Public Safety.  It’s an interesting interview that really speaks […]

Episode 138 – Goals

There are a million different pundits talking about goal setting. But how many talk about managing your goals?  When to keep them, when to change them and when to ditch them?  That’s what this week’s […]

Episode 137 – Big Problems, Big Solutions: Career Sampling

What happens when we let young and inexperienced kids choose a career and add it to a system that facilitates friction free student loans?  We get a society with crazy levels of student loan debt […]