SMART Goals:  An IDIOT’s guide to keeping SMART goals simple

SMART Goals: An IDIOT’s guide to keeping SMART goals simple

It’s better to be an idiot with a great, simple plan than a genius without one.   Make no mistake.  Having goals and a solid plan for them is essential to success.  After all, success doesn’t fall into our lap one day.  It’s a process of planning and doing that...
Corporate America Job Survival and Success Tactics

Corporate America Job Survival and Success Tactics

Imagine turning the stress of your desk into a strategy for success   As is evident from my previous articles, it’s clear that I’m not a big fan of how we allow corporate America to entrap us in a soul-sucking job that is not designed to pay us what we’re worth,...
Corporate America:  The journey out of the rat race

Corporate America: The journey out of the rat race

The joke about the rat race is that even if you win, you’re still just a rat (I didn’t say it was a funny joke.)   I did it.  I was 37 years old.  I had given 20 years of my life to corporate America as an engineer and manager.  I did everything I was told to do...