From this day forward, you should consider yourself to be JOE DOE, INC., your own ‘free agent,’ responsible for your own identity, (branding), career and future….It’s ALL about connections.

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Are you wearing an apron or a bib today? It is a law of human nature that when you are overwhelmed and overburdened, you are more resentful of those who appear to be cruising through their day. If you doubt this, ask any woman in the kitchen on Thanksgiving Day or the parent of a teenager.

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Are you hot and bothered? Are people irritating you more than usual? Maybe you need to strip down and lighten up! You may be hauling around a ball and chain you’re not even aware of.

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“….some believe silence is the new loud. Others liken silence to “the sound that mountain lions make when they walk around outside your house!” It just makes people uncomfortable…It has a purpose and can be extremely powerful and effective.”

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Are you doing what you’re doing for the love of doing it, or is it just a job? Many receive callings but few callings are chosen.
“To love what you do and feel that it matters, how could anything be more fun?”

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Every little bit helps. Every little quit hurts.

Responding to a nasty remark with a nasty remark is like trying to remove dirt with mud, (Gary Little).

The higher you go, the wider spreads the network of communication that will make or break you. It extends not only to more people below, but to new levels above. And it extends all around, to endless other departments and interests interacting with yours,” (Donald Walton)

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To comfortably and successfully navigate the job market, and the workplace with the workforce, you must know when to take things personally and when it’s best to let things go

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