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The Value of a Challenge

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Apollo 11 from a professional and personal point of view. And yet, after I wrote the already-too-long post from a personal point of view, I felt something was missing: the real reason I … Continue reading

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Independence Day

It’s Independence Day in the USA. Because the bulk of my readers are here (and thus probably not reading), I’m taking the day off. I’ll be back next Monday and Thursday with some thoughts on professionalism in the workplace. Have … Continue reading

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School’s In…Any Questions?

It’s been a while since I posted this notice. I’ve seen several universities linking to this site, which is great–you’re my target audience! My question for professors or students is: do you have any topics you’d like me to cover … Continue reading

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Battling Workaholism and a Bad Job Market

This week a friend sent me an article from The Atlantic about the career travails facing the Millennial Generation. The essential points of the article were: 1) Americans have made a religion out of work in the sense that many of … Continue reading

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Getting Out of a Rut

Note: This entry has been changed from its original version to address a couple of errors. It can happen to the best of us: we enjoy our work, we like our coworkers, and we seem to have a good routine … Continue reading

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