Stepping Out Of The Hole, or How I Learned To Save Myself

  You know the old adage about the person who walks into the hole over and over, before spotting it and walking around it and then avoiding it altogether? That’s been my entire work career. I’ve been trying desperately not to step into the hole. I’ve been burned out twice now. In both cases, I … Continue reading “Stepping Out Of The Hole, or How I Learned To Save Myself”

Stop and Listen

Events lately have conspired to remind me of two truths: People are very bad at receiving negative feedback, especially when it comes from people they don’t know very well. People are very good at giving negative feedback, especially if they don’t really know the person they’re giving it to. Bonus: the internet makes all of … Continue reading “Stop and Listen”