Archives for 2015
I don’t know about you, but there’s something about someone saying or implying I can’t reach a goal that I’ve set that really activates my “will to win”. [Read more…]
Last week, I received a message from someone that gave me chills. It started with a simple declaration, “tomorrow is my last day at the firm.” While you generally feel people voluntarily leaving the firm is less than ideal, it’s part of the business world’s circle of life. When I probed more, that’s when the weight fell on my shoulders. [Read more…]
It sounds kind of ridiculous, right?
What kind of idiot would show up for a job interview with no pants?
It just so happens I know a guy. It also just so happens that this guy is me.
Much like another unfortunate incident where I accidentally ordered a veggie pizza, this story begins with me landing late in a Chicago airport.
I made a big mistake last week, one I wouldn’t wish on anyone.
It started when I jumped into a cab from the airport in Chicago. It was about 9 pm, and I had a call at 1 am with an overseas client. I was also hungry so had to make a quick decision – get food at the hotel or try to take in some of my favorite local fare before the call. [Read more…]