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Is That a Cliff?

Is That a Cliff?

Be daring and just do it! Leap off of that cliff or jump that chasm.

Most of us see change as a scary cliff. It uncomfortable and we shy away from it--especially big change. The most traumatic things you can do in your life are change relationships, move households, and change jobs.  But at times, you really do need to make adjustments. How do you know? 

To High Tech or Not to High Tech

To High Tech or Not to High Tech

There was a recent article in the New York Times that painted a pretty bleak picture of working at Amazon, followed by a ton of responses for and against what the article stated. Over the years, I have read quite a few of those articles and now that I am Seattle-based, I work in a high-tech company area. For what the article said, you could change the name of the high-tech company and reprint. So the question isn’t this high-tech company or that one, rather, it is high-tech company or not high-tech company.

Finding the Sweet Spot Between Panic and Complacency Or, How to be Better at Frogger

Finding the Sweet Spot Between Panic and Complacency Or, How to be Better at Frogger

There is an old wives’ tale that goes something like this: a frog will jump out of a pot filled with boiling water, but if it is placed in cold water and then heated up, it will adjust to the temperature and will be cooked alive without even knowing what is happening.