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Creating Striations: Defining 2013

Creating Striations: Defining 2013
Kara Lynn Bird (Flickr) By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Pensive, yet excited. Intellectually wrung, yet physically and emotionally rested. Lingering, deliberating, strategizing, planning, poised for renewed momentum. The days between Christmas and New Year’s are gently stretched and pulled with the weight...

Quit Being a Career Lightweight

Quit Being a Career Lightweight
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Your career is organic. It is a living, virtually breathing organism that needs to be nourished and exercised. Without attentive, continual care, you cannot expect your career heartbeat to remain vibrant and strong. To prevent career malnourishment, consider applying these...

“Be Inspired”: 10 People Who Inspirit Me!

“Be Inspired”: 10 People Who Inspirit Me!
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter For me, being inspired is important. That is one of the many (many) traits that motivated me to marry Rob; he is inspirational. “He makes me want to be a better woman” - adapting a favorite Jack Nicholson quote from As Good As It Gets. In recently very public...

Climbing That Career Mountain

Climbing That Career Mountain
Image via cryany (flickr) By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Goodbye sugary treats, hello fitness. This Friday, June 1, Rob and I begin phase 2 of our fitness initiative. We launched phase 1 on Jan. 2, after the Christmas and New Year’s festivities. I wrote about that here: “Weighing in: 3 Job Search...

Weighing in: 3 Job Search Fitness Tips

Weighing in: 3 Job Search Fitness Tips
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Following our New Year’s resolution to get fit, my husband, Rob, and I have lost a combined total of nearly 40 lbs. During my last weigh-in, the scale’s little pound-marker quivered between a 19 and 20 lb. net loss. With 15 lbs. yet to lose, and after having...
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