rivercrow on November 4th, 2007

I have a job starting in a few weeks. The position seems challenging and I feel comfortable about the work culture. The more I learn, the more I realize how important a good cultural fit is. A misfit is just too costly a mistake — expensive for both me and the company, tho I admit […]

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rivercrow on November 1st, 2007

I keep reading about the “impending talent shortage” and the “coming labor crisis” when all the Boomers retire. The Generation X group is so much smaller and less talented than the Boomer group that businesses — at least HR-related businesses — are calling for succession management NOW. But for every article I read suggesting that […]

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rivercrow on October 31st, 2007

A friend clued me into the Thirty-Day Challenge, a challenge to get a working business plan off the ground in thirty days. This year’s theme was “$10 in 30 Days,” which does seem doable. Summaries of the podcasts are available at Mike Mindel’s site.

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rivercrow on October 31st, 2007

‘Twas the night before NaNoWriMo and all the humans in the house were sick. Not sure if this is allergies or an actual cold we’re passing back and forth. What hubby has now seems like what I had last week. I’ve been challenged to write a book on my observations regarding culture change, workplace dysfunction, […]

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rivercrow on October 18th, 2007

Back at home, back on the blog, back in all ways! Meeting up with buddies at the Saucer in a couple weeks — that will be fun! — and getting new glasses. Turns out the near-vision has degraded, so I have to make the long-dreaded move to bifocals. Just a month before I turn 38, […]

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