Don’t Get Mad: Get Going

There is something to be said about rejection. Applying for the same job over and over and over and… (well, you get the idea) only to be rejected. Even worse; applying for a job at the company you already work for, only to be rejected. I have a plethora of experience when it comes to […]

A Stagnated Pond

I read recently in a career-related blog; if you’re not growing you’re stagnant. I don’t remember where I read it (otherwise I’d give proper credit). It stuck with me. If you’re not growing, you’re stagnant.  That’s what I am; stagnant. adjective – having no current or flow and often having an unpleasant smell as a […]

Pushing Pause = Before Pushing Send ->

My boss pulls me aside the other day and tells me; you might want to think about pushing pause before pushing the send button. This was in reference to an “angry” email I sent her after a horrible 2 days at work. She suggested I start typing out my thoughts and emailing them to myself, […]

Quality Control: Inspected by…

Pardon the cliche; but isn’t it a bad idea to judge a book by its cover? It’s akin to children refusing to eat broccoli based on the smell. I’ve been in my job now nearly a year. The shiny-new has long worn off. And I’ve all but received verbal confirmation of what I have long […]

hung with a new rope

My dad used to always say about my mother that “she would complain if you hung her with a new rope.” If you asked him, he’d say he gave her everything she wanted, but it never made her happy. If you asked me, I’d say, he’s half right. She was almost never happy. Let me […]

Fuck You Corporate America!

If I did it.. I’ll own it and work to make it right. But when things happen that I have no control over… my response.. FUCK YOU! If I give all I have to give.. all my love.. my passion.. my loyalty… hell, even my pride…. and in the end I’m still not good enough… […]


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