Posts Tagged ‘New Job’

Canines, Trains and Really Great Parties

Icon Written by Alora on February 18, 2010 – 10:00 am

One of my favorite things about the information economy is the extent to which a highly commoditized, social web lowers the barrier to entry for prospective entrepreneurs.  While some of us elect to dive into owning our own business head-first with little or no safety net, that’s not the best way for some people.  Many […]

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Why I Love Project Management

Icon Written by Alora on January 9, 2009 – 5:49 pm

Throughout my career I have held roles with all kinds of titles, but in the end, at my core, I am a project manager. That is how I see myself and how I tend to identify, no matter what my formal title. And it’s for a very, very simple reason: there is one constant in […]

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Moving On When Your Boss is Your Mentor

Icon Written by Alora on December 17, 2008 – 1:15 pm

I recently got a phone call from a dear friend who found herself very conflicted about an unexpected career opportunity that hit her from out of the blue. After a few minutes of talking, I was a little confused why she seemed to be so conflicted, because — with one or two minor exceptions — […]

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Job Hunting: Seller or Buyer?

Icon Written by Alora on October 5, 2008 – 6:43 pm

There is nothing easy about looking for a new job, though I do usually find something highly invigorating about it. However, there is one aspect of it that is always in need of being balanced: am I approaching a potential employers as a sales person with something I want them to buy or am I […]

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