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Is Your Career Story Accessible?

Is Your Career Story Accessible?
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter I stumbled across the idea of story “accessibility” on a colleague’s blog this weekend.  In her post, “The Earth Is the Original Nonlinear Storyteller,” Katharine Hansen, PhD, a leading proponent for deploying storytelling for career advancement,...

Has Your Resume Been “Treed”?

Has Your Resume Been “Treed”?
image via creativecommons.org By Robert P. Poindexter Stop reading this post and head outside. When you get there, find the most majestic tree you can and take a long close look at it. Don’t just glance at it. Study it closely and take in the very essence of its stately features and magnificent...

The Restorative Process of Unearthing Your Value

The Restorative Process of Unearthing Your Value
“I have invested hours and hours in the attached (resume worksheet).  I found the process everything from cathartic, to exciting, to tedious and insightful.” These were the words of a recent client, (we’ll call him ‘Ben’) in an email he wrote me, after completing an intellectually laborious...

Career Lessons Learned From Capt. Slocum and the Spray

Career Lessons Learned From Capt. Slocum and the Spray
The Spray (via bruceroberts.com) By Robert P. Poindexter Joshua Slocum was the first man to sail around the world alone. He had little formal education and was dead broke when he set out on the adventure that would guarantee his place in history. More than a hundred years later, his name is still spoken in...
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