How To Get To What Is Next

(3-minute read) This month, we thank Karen Brown, Vice President Development & Philanthropic Services at Fairfield County's Community Foundation for suggesting this month's topic of how to assess career risks and get to what is next. Over the past six months, we've lived and worked under extraordinary circumstances. While working from home, we've figured out [...]

By |2020-09-01T20:37:45+00:00September 1st, 2020|Career, Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on How To Get To What Is Next

Self-Doubt is Calling…

(2-minute read) At some point you’ll be asked to or want to do something you’ve never done before. The territory may be unfamiliar. The outcomes may be unknown. This new stuff can be exciting. It can also be scary. Most of us have been in this place. We want to move ahead but feel unsure [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:53:50+00:00February 5th, 2020|Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Self-Doubt is Calling…

Mastering the Art Of Negotiating With Yourself

(3-minute read) With the end of the year approaching, it’s natural to look back and consider how you did against the goals you set for yourself back in January. At the same time, your organization or company is in the process of setting budgets for the coming year. So while you’re looking back, your organization [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:54:05+00:00November 5th, 2019|Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Mastering the Art Of Negotiating With Yourself

What Guides Us

2-minute read and an activity This is not a topic I planned to write about, but things changed as I followed the disturbing reports of parents buying their kids into top colleges. I wondered if at birth, the parents’ said, “Don’t worry little one, mommy and daddy will buy you an Ivy League.” I doubt [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:54:28+00:00April 16th, 2019|Decision Making, Guiding Principles, Recent Posts|Comments Off on What Guides Us

Walking Backwards into the Future

(Read Time: 1 minute, 30 seconds)  Although made famous in our time by media theorist Marshall McLuhan, 'Walking backwards into the future' predates Mr. McLuhan by more than a few thousand years. It's the process (in artwork, writing and cultural practice) by which ancient Mesopotamians made the decisions that shaped their lives. This tradition was rooted [...]

By |2020-06-15T13:56:55+00:00October 5th, 2015|Decision Making, Recent Posts|Comments Off on Walking Backwards into the Future
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