Tag Archives: Career

Where’s Doug?

We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.~Mother Teresa Monkey Sabbatical You may have noticed that Doug and I have been absent from the blogosphere these past couple of weeks. We’ve been on monkey sabbatical! I ran […]

Create Your Life.

Life 2.0

Genuine beginnings begin within us, even when they are brought to our attention by external opportunities.~William Throsby Bridges . Starting Over, Again This past year has been a time of big changes for me. I was injured at work on April 3, 2013, required shoulder surgery and have been on temporary disability since. This life […]

Follow Your Passion.

Endings And Beginnings.

Ends are not bad things, they just mean that something else is about to begin. And there are many things that don’t really end, anyway, they just begin again in a new way. Ends are not bad and many ends aren’t really an ending; some things are never-ending.~C. JoyBell C. Our path in life Doug […]

Going Back In Time.

I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. Tony Robbins Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/new.html#lFfSmHyQ4vldRykv.99   I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the […]

Find Like Minded Groups.

To all the other dreamers out there, don’t ever stop or let the world’s negativity disenchant you or your spirit. If you surround yourself with love and the right people, anything is possible. ~Adam Green We’re not the only ones Doug and I have analyzed the contacts that were lurking in our past, as well […]

Building New Networks.

First I shake the whole Apple tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf. ~Martin Luther Branching Out Doug and I have been exploring networking recently to extend the reach of our monkey […]

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 […]