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Work vs Work

The grocery store, with the arrival of a new manager some six months ago, became a much more stressful work environment. A lot of ‘efficiency measures’ were put into place with the goal of moving people through and out of … 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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The Writing on the Wall

I have been heard to say that I would not recommend transitioning careers to teaching in one’s middle age. This is, predominately, because the pay scale and benefits are structured so that they really only work if one starts out … Continue reading

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