Do You Want A Better Job?

“Every man is the architect of his own fortune.” – Sallust (speech to Caesar, first century B.C.) Few of us are entirely happy with our current work — and if we are for a while, eventually some of it, at least, becomes ho-hum. There’s...

When You Want A Better Job…

Most people end up with jobs that result from a series of half-baked actions and fortunate accidents. Ask a dozen executives to retrace their careers and you’ll hear a dozen versions of “this happened” and “that happened” but very few...

Word Play

“Wit is the sudden marriage of ideas which before their union were not perceived to have any relation.” – Mark Twain (Notebook, 1935) Not too long ago, CW told me about a contest the Washington Post ran for its readers in which they were asked to...