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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...

You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Hat tip to Dawn Bugni for inspiring the title to this post! Replete with change, our recent Texas transition has dogged us with new challenges. Enveloped by mesquite trees and a sprawling yard, our resort home would seem to afford our beloved Louie – a 15-year-old miniature...

Career Changer: Can You Quell “Bottom-line Ache”?

Career Changer: Can You Quell “Bottom-line Ache”?
By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter image: di-ablow Career change is not only possible, it is probable if you bear in mind certain rules of thumb and realities and consider your career change process an adventure involving new learnings, personal sacrifices and opportunities for exhilaration. As well, as in ANY...

In Your Career, Perception Is Reality

In Your Career, Perception Is Reality
By Robert P. Poindexter A man ran into an old friend on the street one day and after the usual “Nice to see ya’s” and handshakes, he asked his old pal if he was still in the junk business. His friend smiled and said, “No, now I’m an antique dealer.” “An antique dealer? How does one make...

Who’s Encouraging You?

Who’s Encouraging You?
Dave and Bill (our Encouragers) - with Rob in the middle By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Encouragers – they thread themselves through the needle of our lives, stitching together our tatters when we find we are fraying. In your business, your career or your life, do you have your encourager team in place,...

Smooth Transitions for Your Career

By Rob Poindexter Tonight I will make the last of my seasonal trips to stay the night on “Sea’s the Day.” Author Ruing the Close of Sailing Season The day I dread the most every season has arrived, so tomorrow I will begin the task of putting our “weekend retreat,”  our...
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