The Waiting Game Image by quirkybird (flickr) By Robert P. Poindexter Rest assured that no matter how much or how long I pray for patience, it never seems to come quickly enough to satisfy me. Waiting is an excruciatingly factual part of life here on planet earth, and few have mastered a technique that even comes close to...
Job Seeker: Where’s the Joy? image: thejoyhouse.com By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter I sat staring at the computer screen, stifled. Emails crowded my view, like schools of fish, mouths open for food. Will I trigger an undulating wave by diving into this email ocean? Or, perhaps I’ll engage with MS Word and apply the needed salve to dozens...
Expensive Clubs Don’t Make You Tiger Woods photo: golfclub357 Shortly after starting one of my first white collar jobs in Florida, I realized I needed to learn how to play golf. It was the most talked about subject around the office and not being able to golf could keep you from some pretty important “elbow rubbing” opportunities. It...
Positivity: Fundamental to Job Search Momentum By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Frequently, clients reach out to me when the ache of job search has piqued, and they need professional help to stem the pain. After the initial conversational salve has been applied, the pragmatic, passionate and focused ‘work’ begins to steer a more direct route and...
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