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So What?

Ever have a moment where you feel like the richest clown in Babylon?

Iowa tree in full white bloom
Overflowing white blooms sprinkle the ground, but few look down

 

Iowa tree white blooms closeup
Iowa tree white blooms closeup

 

Iowa tree in full white bloom
The joy (flowers) is almost obscene

 

Ever have a moment where you feel like the richest clown in Babylon?

Yes, clown.

People are suspect who are no longer convinced that climbing the proverbial corporate ladder is the natural best choice.

Those suspects might also be (or become) rich.

Suspect because they seem to lack ambition, which is often not true.

Rich because they are so calmly focused on what brings themselves joy that they also richly bless their audience with joy.

Or so I’ve been told.

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it's overrated

The number one reason getting promoted is bad for you

Boomers, love what you do professionally and personally… or regret it later…

Love what you do

The number one reason getting promoted is bad for you:

  1. You move farther and farther from what you love to do, and get to do

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Common Sense

When It Comes To Advancing In Our Job, What Are Some Common Sense Tactics To Get Ahead

There's a lot of crap out there, be careful

How many self-help leadership books and articles have been written about career management, getting ahead and becoming a better leader? A gazillion, more or less. Boomers, ever stop to wonder what they’re all trying to say?

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Bet You Have It Too

Far Away?
Far Away?

Passion.  Bet you have a ton of passion.

Maybe you’re in a job where your passion thrives. Maybe you’re not.

Does passion make for a better worker?

Do you do your best work around something you’re passionate about?

How many leaders are in positions that got them a better title, a better paycheck, better meetings, and better perks, but took them further from their passion?

And then there are people who have found their passion, their dream job, but over the years they have allowed things beyond their control to poison themselves.

Imagine your own situation.