Posts Tagged ‘happiness’

Having Fun? If Not, You Should Be

Kayaking the Lake of the Isles in downtown Minneapolis after a client meeting.

I had an interview last week with a sports team in Minneapolis. I realized half-way through the interview how much I was laughing or giggling through the questions and answers. It wasn’t a nervous laughter – this was just a phone screener, but I wanted to have fun on the interview and to see if…

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“On the Edge of Greatness”

About 6-7 years ago, I lunched with a collegue who was familiar with the outdoor industry, but really knew communications – especially media training and crisis comm. He intrigued me with his depth of knowledge and I certainly saw him as somewhat of a mentor. So he stunned me when, during this lunch, he said…

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That’s Your Definition – Not Mine

On my journey to SHOT Show last week, I had some time to think about how I “fit” into this industry. People want to peg you – put you in a slot. Perhaps its easier for our brains to file that away when we meet someone again.  Sometimes, well most of the time, I feel like I don’t fit into…

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When Seeking a Job/Career – Consider This Question

When considering changing careers – or looking for a new gig, you should consider this question: What job or industry has a trade show that would be your version of “kid in a candy store” or heaven? I just returned from SHOT (Shooting, Hunting & Outdoor Trade) Show in Las Vegas where the average guest…

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Do Well at Your Job

Hiring managers want one thing from a prospect – someone who loves their current job and doesn’t want to leave. In fact, the more that person doesn’t want to leave, the more the hiring manager wants them to fill THEIR position. But it’s not just a fact of loving your job – you actually have…

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