What should I do for a living?

The Best Career Assessment Test to answer “What should I do for a living?”

As a professor, with students on the cusp of graduation, I often hear the same question… “What should I do for a living? What’s the right job for me?” It haunted me for years, having neither the tools, nor the time, to help each student individually answer this daunting question. Usually, I’d choose from the Read More »


How to Find a Mentor

If you’re new to the workforce, recently graduating from college, you might be looking for a mentor to help guide you through the uncharted sea, to help you find success early in your voyage. If you’re starting a new business, having a mentor to be a sounding board for your ideas, and to advise you Read More »

why you are more important than what you do

Why YOU are more important than what you DO

People don’t buy what you do; they buy why you do it. — Simon Sinek This quote hit me today as I was watching this 5-year old TED talk. It’s not what we produce for people, it’s WHY we’re so hellbent on producing it in the first place… that’s what differentiates us from every other Read More »


What were you born to do?

“Are you a born writer? Were you put on earth to be a painter, a scientist, an apostle of peace? In the end the question can only be answered by action. Do it or don’t do it. It may help to think of it this way. If you were meant to cure cancer or write Read More »


Schooling dehumanizes

Schooling teaches us to dehumanize human beings by thinking of what they are rather than what they need. — Marshall Rosenberg