Career break? OR…

Written By: jeff

Posted On: June 22nd, 2011

Picking Vendors from RFPs Or Wine Tasting in Spain It’s a beautiful afternoon, sun is shining and decisions have to be made…red or white? Oh wait, I mean, it’s time to review those RFP binders for the new IT system that’s going to revolutionize how your company operates.  What could be more fun than reading [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: June 15th, 2011

Honestly, I’m a bit of an office supply nerd. That’s probably a cry for help or a definitive sign that I needed a career break. Anyhoo. If you’re going to be on the search for something special, why not spend your time in the fresh markets in Spain. Enjoying Spanish cuisine doesn’t have to be [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: May 25th, 2011

Mmmmm. Fresh hot churros with warm, melted chocolate. Copyright fred_v ¨Happy birthday to you! Happy birthday to you!¨ Office birthdays are always a mixed bag. On the surface it’s a happy occasion. Cake, singing, maybe even punch. And, let’s not forget the 15-20 minute break you get from work. Thought of that way, it’s a [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: May 18th, 2011

Just when things start calming down, BOOM, another fire drill hits. Because this issue is ¨critical¨ and ¨we have to get on it right away¨, your boss calls for a breakfast meeting. The only saving grace is that there’s probably going to be coffee and maybe breakfast will be brought in (Please be breakfast tacos. [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: May 11th, 2011

Team building and trust within your work team are an important success factor in the working world. But, so often, those relationships fray. In-fighting, back-biting, sabotage and two-faced communications take over as people jockey for position to show that they are the top-dog with their boss. When things get really bad, your boss may decide [...]

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Written By: jeff

Posted On: May 4th, 2011

Today I’m starting a new series called ¨Career Break Or…¨ It’s a tongue-in-cheek comparison between your life at work and an experience you could be having traveling around the world. Hopefully it will make you smile, laugh, maybe even make you a little envious of those who have taken the leap so you get motivated [...]

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