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Why Imagination Is More Important Than Knowledge

Imagination puts knowledge into action in a way that works. Someone who ...
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Unemployed? 5 Things To Do About It

Unemployed? Afraid of not finding another job? Me too! Take Action! Here ...
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Oddball? What To Do About It


Bottom Line: It’s is up to each person to “make it work” at work. Do everything possible on your side of the equation. You sink or swim based on the relationships you build… and your attitude, talent and the quality of the work is sometimes important, too. Here are some ideas to consider to help build the relationships you need.

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Want to Be a High Profile Independent Consultant?


What does it “take” to make the jump to independent consulting contracting?  Do you actually make more money?  What’s it like to be switching jobs and companies often?  What kind of work do high profile consultants generally get offered? Maybe you’ve been thinking about leaving that cozy seat inside an organization you’ve been with for […]

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“We the People” Are Going to Have Our Say


Where is the Liberty and Justice for All that underpins Americans faith that our efforts will bear the intended fruit? If We the People are going to have our say, there is little now that those in power can do about it ethically or otherwise.  But be warned:  ruthless times can result in ruthless measures […]

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Cosby: The Gloves Are Off


Accusations of misconduct surrounding the entertainment icon Bill Cosby are flowing like an avalanche.  The man is refusing to comment. Everyone loved Bill Cosby when I was a kid in the 1960’s.  “Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids”  was a Saturday morning cartoon many children looked forward to;  it was funny and kind and treated […]

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What Drives You? Never Quit.


Never quit.  Find the motivation to continue.  Never quit. Whatever you do, do it with integrity. Wherever you go, go as a leader. Wherever you serve, serve with caring. Whenever you dream, dream big. And never, ever give up.

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Let Every Day Be Your Breakthrough


Sometime a flood of blessing comes all at once! A big promotion, a fancy new job, a unexpected financial windfall. More often it is my momentum that carries me, offers me benefits, protects me. It’s all the things I’ve done every day of my career. Honesty. Integrity. Hard work. Caring about others. Giving away ideas. […]

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How To Be A Trailblazer


We are the beautiful sum of all our strengths and weaknesses. If I focus on the good, the positive, the progress then that focus minimizes the energy available for the negative aspects. It reduces negatives’ power. That is not enough. What is needed is a powerful vision of the future that harnesses the good in […]

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20,000 Views?


The Career Mentoring Project has crossed the 20,000 views milestone. Amazing! I started writing this blog as a giveback project, a way of offering up what I’ve learned over the years. With some luck I’ve been able to build a readership and fulfill my dream of helping other to develop options for their career path. […]

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The Power of Words


My words have POWER! For those of you who follow me via Twitter (thanks! @jantramposch) you know I’ve been doing a daily devotional meditation based on joel Osteen’s “I Declare”.  As I have worked though the book, tweeting each day about it, it’s been a refresher and a learning experience about living effectively. Today’s work […]

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Today Is The Day!


Sometimes we forget: today is the only reality we have. We get so focused on the past, or the future, we forget to appreciate TODAY for its benefits and blessings. Now hear this: Today is the day!

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