The man you bump into in line, or ON line. The woman who strikes up a conversation over a credit card transaction. The possibilities — personal and professional — of the “happy accident” also known as serendipity.
What does your gut tell you when the past drops by for a visit?
It’s really happening. It’s really happening. I say it over and over. In my head. In disbelief. And I say this, as I have lived it: Opportunity comes to those who work. I’m tired. I’m distracted. The chair is large and my feet are dangling which is annoying. I want to laugh at the same […]
We all strive to specialize in something, don’t we? We seek expertise, authority and recognition. But what about the generalist – and all the skills so useful in life that are widely applicable to any choice of career? And if you are a generalist, can you “sum yourself up” in a concise way? Can you […]
“I didn’t think there were second chances. Not really,” he said to me on the phone. It was a friend I hadn’t talked to in some time. He sounded happy. He’d been through a lot in recent years – divorce, layoff, financial problems. And after five years, at the age of 50, he’d met someone […]