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Wisdom and support for challenges experienced as a result of life’s many personal and professional transitions.

 

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Dale’s weekly blog provides wisdom and support for challenges experienced by readers dealing with one of life’s many transitions related to their vocation or in their personal life. When you subscribe to the blog, I will send you a complimentary copy of my eBook entitled Insights for Personal Development.

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Do I need a new job?

Do I need a new job?

“I hate my job!”  Have you ever said that about your job, or hear someone else say it?  It’s not unique and every day in America millions of workers say it too. Sometimes it’s born out of frustration where things didn’t go as planned, or it could be dealing with...

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Cutting the shirt tail!

Cutting the shirt tail!

Recently I was a guest at the first graduating class of “Red Tail Cadets.” The program provided six high school students from the Ferguson-Florissant School District (St. Louis) to go through a 6-week rigorous program and learn to fly an airplane. The school district...

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A new leader

A new leader

We rarely stop and think about the perspective of being the new leader of a department, a division, or an entire organization. I’ve been the “new leader” several times in my life.  Each time I assumed the role, I had some anxiety about what it meant for me and those I...

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Timing

Timing

September is harvest season for wine in California. We were in Napa Valley, for my Godson’s wedding. Prior to the wedding, we toured a winery. I was fascinated by the wine making process and learned the grapes were monitored constantly until just the right time when...

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It’s like re-potting a plant

It’s like re-potting a plant

  THERE IS A SPECIAL bond that exists between those who have lost their job. About 10 months after leaving my job at a large hospital, Donna reached out to me. Donna had been a manager at the same hospital and lost her job shortly after me. She wanted to talk...

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I want to know why!

I want to know why!

Denzel said, “thank you” and ended the call. He was polite during the call, but he was frustrated after learning he was no longer a candidate for a job that he coveted in his organization. It was “perfect” for him. He wanted to know why he wasn’t chosen but wasn’t...

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Your eyes can’t see

Your eyes can’t see

I received a text from my wife (Deb) recently, which simply said “you need to come home, I twisted or broke my ankle.”  In the Emergency room we learned she had a dislocated ankle and 3 broken bones. She is now recovering and when we go anywhere, she needs a...

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The Lotus Flower

The Lotus Flower

MY GOOD FRIEND JANE and I worked together for many years. She’s one of the brightest, most creative, thoughtful, and insightful people I know. She always had a picture of a lotus flower in her office, but I never even noticed the uniqueness of the picture. Then I...

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