Opportunity, or just an opening?
There’s a difference between an opportunity and an opening. While pondering a change of employment lately, I realized these three things: An opportunity pushes you to grow. An opening just lets you continue being as you are. An opportunity pushes you to do new things. An opening just lets you continue doing the same-old tasks…
The Call of the Open Road
“No, I don’t know what I am going to do next, but that doesn’t bother me. It’s time [to go].” A friend and I were discussing her recent discussion to leave her job. She talked about the subsequent reactions from friends and colleagues: surprise, consternation and wonder, bordering on envy. She told me she was…
Do you believe in what you’re doing?
Why does it matter? More like: why doesn’t it matter? I was having a conversation with one of my adult sons about personal work choices. I suppose he was trying to figure out my mindset. It got me thinking. I realized that at some point I made a decision to only do work that I…