Category Finding Your Path

Networking With Your Past.

 You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. – Dale Carnegie Don’t forget the old you Doug and I have spent a lot of time reviewing our old roles in life, and the jobs […]

Get To Know Your Supporters (And Be A Supporter Yourself).

One of the challenges in networking is everybody thinks it’s making cold calls to strangers. Actually, it’s the people who already have strong trust relationships with you, who know you’re dedicated, smart, a team player, who can help you. ~Reid Hoffman Participate In our last post, Doug and I shared how we market our blog […]

Marketing Yourself.

The weird set an example for the rest of us. They raise the bar. They show us through their actions that in fact we’re wired to do the new, not to comply with someone a thousand miles away.- Seth Godin Ready? Doug and I have been refining our sense of self, and what we have […]

Attracting The Higher Monkey.

What you seek is seeking you. ― Rumi Know what you want Doug and I are wrapping up our Finding Your Path In Life series of posts… We have just a couple more to write. We’ve figured out what we want to do with our lives, but now we we have to take action to […]

Define Your Audience.

I can think of nothing that an audience won’t understand. The only problem is to interest them; once they are interested, they understand anything in the world.~Orson Welles Your audience It’s important to know who wants and needs your talents. Not everyone is going to be interested in what you have to offer, and that’s […]

Refine What You Offer.

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents. ~Andrew Carnegie What can you do for me? In our last post, Doug and I made a list of all the things we can offer to share our skills and talents. To recap, I offer creation […]

What Are You Offering?

As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too. ~Johnny Depp In my last post, I discovered that my true […]

Using What You Already Have.

Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well. ~Jack London What do we have to offer right now? Remember the list we made of or past work experience? It’s time to take that list and write out what skills we gained from the different jobs we […]

Repurposing Your Skills And Talents.

No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning. ~Barbara de Angelis Why don’t I feel grown up yet? Doug teases me about my varied work history. I don’t pay attention though, […]

What Do You Have To Offer The World?

I am not trying to change the world. I am just offering my gift that God gave me, and if somebody is moved by it, that’s beautiful. ~Lenny Kravitz Sharing your talent We’ve come a long way since we first started trying to figure out who we are and what we want in life. Doug […]