Perspectives Blog

Pandemic Burnout

It’s been un-mistakenly obvious in the last few weeks that people in many walks of life have had it with the pandemic. I’ve heard it from clients, friends and casual …

Road Tripping 2020 Style

“Camp in the mountains, not the left lane.” So requested a sign on I-70 East in eastern Colorado. Short and to the point. Humorous. Non-partisan. Just one of the small …

The First Step

It’s time. Enough is enough. Each time I’ve heard about a horrific killing of an African American, either at the hands of the police or of some vigilantes, I’ve wrung …

Vidiquette

Before video chats and conferencing took over our work and personal lives, I helped a client named Richard prepare for a video interview. This was a handful of years ago …

Regaining Control

Imagine you’re a passenger in a car that’s careening out of control down the highway. Your initial response is fear for your safety. Perhaps you scream at the driver, you …

Change the World

At 4:30 AM on any given morning, men, women, and children from Central and South America and Cuba walk across the international bridge from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico to Laredo, Texas …

I Have a Family Emergency

Everyone has a life beyond work, and occasionally that life involves family emergencies. Sometimes, work seems overwhelming and dominates our lives, making it difficult to balance family responsibilities. Balancing work …

The Salary Negotiation Dance

Three of my clients received job offers last week. After allowing myself a moment to bask in their glory, I thought about the fact that all three engaged in salary …