Category Archives: Advice

This is Awkward

I felt bad for not being able to support Joey in her debut at the helm of SoCS. Actually, I don’t know if it’s her debut. Maybe Joey has guest-hosted before. I mean, hosts often use the same guest-hosts. That’s … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Advice

“You can learn something from everyone you meet, if you’re paying attention.” My brother sent this one to me last week. He remembers, as do I, hearing this bit of advice from our dad. We remember because it was one … Continue reading

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The Best Advice Ever

My chaotic journey toward employment was finally coming to an end in 1977. I was two trimesters into a one-year MBA program at The University of Pittsburgh. I had survived the required courses in Accounting and Finance and I was … Continue reading

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Good Advice – Part Two

After the advice I talked about in Part One, I wound up at West Virginia University (WVU) having only lost credit for freshman English. I would have also lost credit for Phys-Ed (PE) if I hadn’t managed to fail that … Continue reading

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Good Advice–Part One

My college and career preparation process was one of trial and error. Heavy on the errors. I was one of four children within my generation who went to college – the first four from either side of our family tree. … Continue reading

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Hey Kid – You Don’t Have a Chance

I had another blog post written for today. I did. My wife picked it up out of the printer and I told her “you don’t need to read that.” Something happened between when I wrote that and when she discovered … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Here we are at the start of another year, a time for review, regrets, predictions and resolutions. Well, maybe review. I don’t let the seeds of regret germinate. I don’t have a crystal ball and I don’t make resolutions. The … Continue reading

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