January 25, 2010

Lessons from Losing the Big Game

Ah, bummer. My team just lost the NFC championship, which means they won’t be going to the Super Bowl – which might be over and done with by the time you read this. And anyway, the whole football thing will soon be eclipsed by the Olympics and the basketball Final Four and every other sports […]

December 15, 2009

Thinking About Fear and Unemployment

I have to give a presentation tomorrow to people who have been unemployed a year or longer. They’ve asked me to talk about fear, a subject that fascinates me. I know they’re thinking about the day-to-day fears that hold job seekers back, such as a fear of rejection and a fear of telephoning strangers – […]

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