Category Archives: Career

Previously, on Jotascript …

Wow. So much has happened. And yet, in some ways, so little. This morning, while my wife was being a cheerleader as I walked out the door to my stupid day job, she said, among other things, This time next … Continue reading

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Hardest Work in 20 Years

Over the last six months, I’ve worked harder than I have in 20 years–since the last time I dedicated a few years to learning as much as I could and gaining as much experience as I could, often working for … Continue reading

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Detailing My Dreams

I love the app pictured in the image below. I often read advice advising job-seekers to list what they want in a workplace and position including deal-breakers both positive and negative. For much of my career, I felt such lists … Continue reading

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Leaving the Dark Wood

Just read “Why You Must Make Time for Personal Projects” by David Palumbo. I just needed a reminder and, frankly, permission to make myself do fun, creative, challenging, stimulating things. I was already sold long before I read this: Clients … Continue reading

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Thanks, Boss

I was ready to quit my job and that is something I simply don’t do. My boss and I recently had a shouting match (yes, another one) toward the end of which, he said, among other things*, “I hear you … Continue reading

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Rock Bottom

I love taking all these online classes. I love learning. I love seeing how others teach and design their learning experiences. I hate taking online classes. Seeing what others are doing and wishing I could be one of them. Wondering … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Don’t Fit In

Written¬†a couple weeks ago … July 25, I think. I couldn’t stop editing it. If TL;DR … The Moral of the Story Sometimes you don’t fit in and it’s not a bad thing but you should leave. Sometimes, you don’t … Continue reading

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