Author Archives: boxcarkids

Roller Coaster

These past few weeks have been a bit of a roller coaster ride, up with possibilities and then the stomach churning plunge down as they slipped away or ran into obstacles. I drafted posts full of optimism and trashed them … Continue reading

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The State of Local Real Estate

Still no word on the library job and it will be 3 weeks on Wednesday so I’m feeling less hopeful (in case I haven’t mentioned it in the blog the library job is a part-time job that pays $3 more … Continue reading

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Taking the Back Seat

When I was a young mid-career manager I was very engaged with my job. I was competitive, and wanted to be in the middle – or better still, front and center- of projects as they appeared on our horizon. I … Continue reading

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