Being the Boss – How to Manage Your Passion

Sure, having someone peering over your shoulder, setting your priorities, demanding results, requiring more and more of you when you’re sure you don’t have more to offer are some of the very reasons you want to fire your boss and go it alone, but do you...

Land of Opportunity

I remember being distinctly underwhelmed about this latest job when I took it. I drove the long distance to the office park and thought to myself, “How ugly. How sterile. I would hate to work here.”  I laughed as the front door to the building on the first...

The Big Pay Off

About a year ago, just about when I was first forming the idea for ADayOn.com and had first conceived the swearing off of jobs, I was offered a job. And though a job wasn’t what I was looking for at that time, I took it. I took it because it offered more money...

Is This What It Means To Be Centered

I’ve noticed that when we follow a train of thought farther and farther out we begin to come around “full circle.” Like circumnavigating the globe, worlds of thought seem to be circular or maybe even spherical in form.  This seems to be one way of...

Dogged

I was walking my German Shepherd down the street yesterday and as we moved along we received the usual barrage taunts and arguments from the neighborhood dogs. My dog sometimes took notice, sometimes seemed to ignore, sometimes sniffed and peed.  I, for the most part,...

Making Peace With Todays Roadblocks

Seems I almost always get this intense feeling of dread whenever I have a meeting the following morning with my boss?  Why do I always have this feeling that I am responsible for the whole world and not simply my project. My project isn’t that simple. I’m...