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“goals”

Preparing to Attend a Networking Event

Going to a networking event? A six step guide to getting ready to meet new people.

Top Reasons to Work From Home and Make It Work

There are many lists posted regarding reasons to work from home. However, many of the lists don’t consider the problems inherent in working from home, as pertains to those lists. What I will attempt to do here is list out some reasons to work from home, the potential issue with each, and how to work […]

Goal Setting and Success

If you don’t have a map, it’s a lot harder to figure out how to get where you want to go.

Basics of Long-Term Planning

In my last post, I discussed the need for a financial plan, and stressed the importance of having one prepared as early as possible. In this article, I will discuss what some of the components of a financial plan are. First, you will need to provide the planner with some information about your current state […]

Financial Planning and Advice

Find a financial planner (try your bank, or ask friends for a recommendation) and ask them to help you with a financial plan. The sooner you do this, the easier it will be for you to implement your plan.

My Children Will Do It Differently

This is #11 on Chris Brogan’s list of 100 Blog Topics I Hope YOU Write. Until I was 17, most of my life was spent in school. At the parochial schools I went to, a typical day started at 7:30 AM (6 days a week) and didn’t end until about 9:30 PM (5 days a […]

Subcontracting: A Middleman's Perspective

As a technical consultant, I have worked with several contracts over the course of a few years. In all these cases, I was working directly for the client. However, during a discussion with one of my networking groups last night, we talked about the issues of subcontracting, and the problems they solve and create. A […]

Cover Letters

As per a comment on an ealier post, I missed one section of the application process – your cover letter. This is perhaps the most significant part of your application, and yet, it often recieves the least attention. A well-written cover letter can make the difference between getting a job and not even reaching the […]