Tag: Emotional

  • I Beat Cancer at 19 But I’m Still Fighting To Be Healthy

    I Beat Cancer at 19 But I’m Still Fighting To Be Healthy

    I beat cancer when I was nineteen. Thirty years later I still have legacy health issues. But, hey, I’m not dead.

  • 5 Job Interview Tactics With Startups That Piss Me Off

    5 Job Interview Tactics With Startups That Piss Me Off

    Working for a startup looks exciting and enticing. Interviewing for a startup job  is hugely annoying. Let me run through a list of “piss me off” things. Multiple Interviews: I’m willing to have a couple of telephone interviews and maybe two face to face interviews. The current Silicon Valley method of ten interviews with lunch and dinner […]

  • Ode to Melancholy

    Ode to Melancholy

    Seems a fitting poem for Boxing Day as the day after Christmas Day. Now that the orgiastic feast of food, gifting and family is done, it’s time to feel a little let down. In this poem, Keats celebrates melancholy and the periods when you energy flags, your soul rests and your mind is looking for […]

  • The CEO is only temporary

    The CEO is only temporary

    The CEO is only temporary. Your wife and family will still be there when you change jobs. And, likely, the boss will leave/move before you can accrue brownie points. Remember that when working late and add that to the balance decision you make. Your career is a marathon, a constant pace is better than a […]