Tag Archives: goal accomplishment

“Seeking Challenge”

  Common in resumes is the phrase “seeking greater or increasing challenges” – the reason to move or advance one’s career.  While no doubt in the job seeker’s intention, the phrase is often misused for the career move.  Why? How … Continue reading

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Reblog: Negotiate Nicely?

  Often in negotiations the feelings is opposition. The more you get the less I will end up. In other words, a zero sum or win-lose proposition.  But negotiation does not have to be combative nor opposing according to this … Continue reading

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Life Story

Our life story is work in progress. For instance, my story contains “chapters” that represent milestones of my life.  And my roles as a son, student, husband, father, and etc. depict the different characters woven into my story.  They provide … Continue reading

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Predictive Analytic, the Modern Crystal Ball?

Having data or collecting data is not valuable. Using data is.   ~ Dr. Ravi Kalakota Doesn’t matter if it is data -base, -warehouse, or -lake, size of the data matters only if the data can be used in a meaningful way.  … Continue reading

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Election Victory

Just finished a long day working at the polls (6 AM to 10 PM).  I am exhausted physically but high in spirit. The polls opened from 7 AM to 8 PM.  In addition, I was the designated driver to deliver … Continue reading

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On Finding Our Limits

Do you have limits?  Are there boundaries that you would not or could not cross?  Parents are notorious for telling their kids that the sky is the limit, that they can be whatever they set their mind to.  They mean … Continue reading

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How Was Your Day?

My son likes to ask that question when he comes home each day.  May be it’s habitual but my guess is that he is also curios about what I do in my retirement.  Am I sleeping in, having late brunch, … Continue reading

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What Is My Priority?

During my marathon training, I dutifully put in between 20 to 60 miles a week.  Needless to say,  that takes time and energy, lots of them in fact.  And I am usually exhausted as a result. One would think that … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 30 Sep 2018

Freedom, while positive in connotation, in extreme is neither comfortable nor productive.  Cases in point are prisoners and babies.  Neither are the preferred state for any society for sustainable operation. Guarding against the extremes, freedom is checked by the concept … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 16 Sep 2018

A post-marathon week, lots of reflections and contemplation, recovery, as well as waiting for the massive Hurricane Florence to make landfall. My Erie Marathon took place last Sunday.  I finished the race with a time of three hours thirty-five minutes … Continue reading

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