How to Stand Out at Your Job…For the Right Reasons

Brace yourself…it will require you to do something you probably are not doing today. But at least it’s not overly complex. You simply have to ask the right questions. One of my favorite books is QBQ! The Question Behind the Question, by John Miller. He reminds us that progress only takes place by asking the right questions that drive personal accountability. Those questions always begin with how or what, include the word “I”, and focus on taking action. The wrong questions, on the other hand, begin with why (powerlessness/lack of ownership), who (blaming) and when (delayed actions). Now, I’m sure you are wondering what all that has to do with standing out for the right reasons. It is

Figurings and So On

It’s taken me a while to get to this point. Recently I got the urge to start a blog hoping that by writing it out, I’d be able to figure out how I’m right where I want to be in life – yet not where I want to be in life at the same time. How the hell does that happen? Well, if I’m honest with myself, it’s because lately I’ve been walking down the depressing road of comparison. My bestie makes an ungodly amount of money and I’m trying to figure out how I will ever catch up without cloning myself to work 20 different jobs everyday. My other bestie is traipsing around Europe and I’m trying to figure out when I will ever have an opportunity to use my virgin passport. And my boss, who is only

Check Out My New Balls!

Up until recently my balls looked like this: Look at them…all bright and colorful – squishy too! Ready to just be tossed around at the whim and fancy of others. But a few months ago I started reading the book A Conversation with God and it reminded me of the power that lied within me to create my own destiny. So I began to speak affirmations everyday. I would say the following seven times a day: I Am Love I Am Confident I Am Creative I Am Courageous I Am Prosperous I Receive $—— In My Next Role At one point in my career I definitely felt I wasn’t being fairly compensated given my education, experience and contributions to the company. I had been feeling like that for a long time…but i

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