A Day of Miraculous Synchronicities

At the suggestion of Lauren, one of my recent couchsurfers, I started reading The Five Secrets You Must Discover Before You Die by John Izzo. The book, which is based on interviews with over 200 people who found happiness and meaning in their lives, has a number of interesting suggestions....

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360 Degree Performance Reviews

Don’t wait until the end of the year when companies typically initiate the performance review process. Instead, start now by asking the people who work with you to share their candid feedback. Whenever the topic of performance reviews or references comes up, people immediately think about their supervisors. But that’s...

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Three Possible Responses to Your Résumé

Most people treat applying for a job as a black and white proposition. Either they get the interview or they don’t. But there’s a lot more to it than that. Your résumé faces three possible fates. The first, and by far the most common, is the black hole that either...

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