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So You Want To Be a Freelance Entrepreneur? Five Myths to Consider

When I was stuck in a job that I was emotionally over, and I read the book 4 Hour Work Week by Tim Ferris. The book details his decision to give up the confines of full-time employment to discover the adventurous life of a self-created freelance career and in exotic locations all over the world. To determine […]

Work as a Calling: How Southwest Airlines Hires the Right People

Southwest Airlines consistently hires people who represent its service-oriented and humorous culture well. How? An insistence on hiring for values and personality, and the candidate must exhibit these qualities before being hired. A recent blog article describes how Southwest Airlines does it over and over again. Key to their success: Over 70% of Southwest Airlines employees describe […]

Every Moment a Gift

‎Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is. In the boredom and pain of it, no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it, because in the last analysis: all moments are key moments, and life itself is grace. […]

Ray Bradbury: On Following Your Heart, Doing What You Love, and Tuning Out The Naysayers

Ray Bradbury, the beloved writer who gave science fiction its soul, died last week. In 1990, John Ezard of the UK’s Guardian interviewed Bradbury and asked him how he discovered his vocation as a writer. Bradbury told this story, explaining how he learned to follow his bliss and to tune out those voices that urged […]