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Home again

I arrived back in North Carolina this past weekend.  Fortunately both cars are running!!  I left one in my garage and my neighbors were kind enough to start it up once in a while, and I left the other one … Continue reading

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Hold, please!

Today Charlie shared the results of my Strong Interest Inventory®, another personality test, and a very consistent pattern of interests and personal style is now sharply evident from the various tests I have taken. My interest results are always in … Continue reading

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Betty, my alternate career coach

“Alternate career coach” sounds almost like something from a parallel universe.  Nope, Betty is just another career coach at the office where Charlie works, and as he took an extra long holiday weekend I had an appointment to work with … Continue reading

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Just dip a toe in

Charlie, my career coach, likes to use the phrase “just dip a toe in” when advising about networking or exploring volunteer efforts, etc.  While he advocates both, he has seen a lot of people be too cautious to jump in … Continue reading

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Charlie gets inside my head

I’ve never been to a therapist, but Charlie must be the next best thing. It’s funny to let someone see so far into your head/personality in such a brief period of time. Today he called me whimsical, in the pixieish … Continue reading

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Phone funk

I’m in a bit of a funk today and I’m pretty sure my phone(s) caused it. I like my techie gadgets but I don’t like cell phones.  I’m “old school” on the subject of people paying attention to who they … Continue reading

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My career coach, Charlie

I have a career coach, Charlie, and during our introductory conversation I informed him that I wanted to change my life up, was wide open to do something different, and had no preconceived notions about what that might be.  I … Continue reading

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