Posts Tagged ‘May’

Graduation Days

Monday, April 30th, 2012

I spent summer 1981 as an intern at KDFW-TV in Dallas. In late August, I was preparing to go back for my senior year at the University of Texas – needing just 18 hours to graduate – when sportscaster Dale Hansen pulled me into his office and said, “I want to offer you a job.” […]

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Lessons Learned – #4

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

My fourth most valuable lesson in 2011: Better Ending – A friend’s daughter graduated in May after playing four years of collegiate softball. Each season she suffered a major injury yet kept battling back. Credit Suisse hired her when the person conducting the interview happened to have been a softball player whose career was injury-shortened. […]

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Lessons Learned – #10

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Each year the last issue of our e-newsletter focuses on some of my lessons learned. May you find inspiration among the Top 10 things that touched me during 2011. Dropped Call – One of my clients is a service center manager for the large wireless company that until yesterday looked like it would be combining […]

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I’m Just Saying

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Recently I decided to disengage from some of the community involvement in my life. I’m not re-upping for a board position when my three-year term is up in May, and in the past week I turned down two new requests to join committees. The reason is simple, if self-centered: our two kids remaining at home […]

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