Personal Networking

Last thought for today (after day-long conference venue)…. let’s try turning all new contacts into personal networking moments. Strive to add value Build high trust in the relationship Reciprocate Guard your credibility with established contacts ALWAYS look for new opportunities in each dialogue, contact, and meeting Give, give, give

Blast the Box

Ok, nowadays ‘thinking outside the box’ is cliche. We’ve heard it so much we have either forgotten the idea or written it off. The problem is that psychologists tell us we all have these personal paradigms that drive our reation and interaction with culture and society. The older we get, […]

First 100 Days

We’re on the eve of Mr. Obama’s first 100 days in office. Obviously, many things have transpired. Some great, some just Ok, other things leaving something to be desired. Gee….sounds sort of like DC as usual. We’re we really expecting more? Don’t get me wrong; I am still a fan […]

New Day, New Week

Monday is off to a great start. No, really it is. This should be a big week in the community here. Recently, I have been sharing ideas with a few very close colleagues. Of course there is the daily news about the markets, unemployment, recession/depression, etc. But it is interesting […]

Know Who You Are

Today at JMS we had a great round of discussions. Here are some of the highlights: 1. Shrug off the “negatives”  People in job transition need to find ways to shrug off the “negatives” like “bad day, tough interview, feeling stress, etc.” You can do this by coming to your […]

Supply Chain to the Heavenlies

In John Chapter 1, the last verse is Jesus’ words saying “surely you will see Heaven open up and you will see Angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man”. Now that is a supply chain like no one has ever seen before. This host of Angels […]

Jobs Ministry Southwest

Yesterday, 2/3, JMS had a record day. We saw 24 new visitors. The senior manager “SEGUE” was a powerful session and our speaker, Gary Selman, brought a powerful message about living life God’s way. From the responses that Jorge and I received, I truly believe God is making an impact […]

Countdown to History

Ok -I admit it. I am excited about the President elect. Without going into a whole lot of pror rhetoric, I was a pre-election contrarian. I am man enough to admit it. And, I am man enoiugh to admit my pleasant surprise as I have watched Mr. Obama manuever his […]

Jobs Ministry Southwest

Today, Mr. Gary Selman, MA, spoke at JMS. Through his presentation, he challenged us to consider searching for God’s perfect will while undergoing a job transition. This includes living your passion and going boldly. In today’s uncertain economy, there is one school of thought that might say this approach is […]

The Day After the Day Before

Yesterday was staged to be a historic moment for the U.S. Regardless of the outcome, election day 2008, America would select a leadership team that represented significant change. As it has turned out, Barack Obama has been elected the first African American President. Regardless of your personal persuasion, now is […]