Tag Archives: career

Why you should write in public  via @david_perell on Twitter [Shared]

I have been preaching the gospel about “Telling people what you do and how well you do it” for over 20 years and this Twitter thread explains some reasons why it is so important. – Douglas Photo by Dylan Gillis … Continue reading

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Forget New Year’s Resolutions and Conduct a ‘Past Year Review’ Instead (#559) via The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss [Shared]

I may start doing this every month as well as each year. Reflection and review is a great way to figure out your future direction in life and career. – Douglas Forget New Year’s Resolutions and Conduct a ‘Past Year … Continue reading

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How to Make Smart Decisions Without Getting Lucky via Farnam Street [Shared]

How to Make Smart Decisions Without Getting Lucky – Farnam Street Few things will change your trajectory in life or business as much as learning to make effective decisions. Yet no one really teaches us what it means to make … Continue reading

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The Small Steps of Giant Leaps via Farnam Street [Shared]

The Small Steps of Giant Leaps – Farnam Street Photo by Éric Deschaintre on Unsplash One of the most beneficial skills you can learn in life is how to consistently put yourself in a good position. The person who finds … Continue reading

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Why Tacit Knowledge is More Important Than Deliberate Practice via Commonplace – The Commoncog Blog [Shared]

Why Tacit Knowledge is More Important Than Deliberate Practice – Commonplace – The Commoncog Blog I want to spend an essay talking about tacit knowledge, and why I think it is the most interesting topic in the domain of skill … Continue reading

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How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter – Nautilus via Science Connected [Shared]

How to Quiet Your Mind Chatter – Nautilus | Science Connected We’ve all been there. Stuck in our own heads, fixated on a two-minute conversation from three days ago. We replay it over and over. I shouldn’t have snapped at … Continue reading

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The False Theory of Idea Scarcity – Phil McKinney – Innovation Mentor and Coach [Shared]

I have been listening to Phil McKinney for years via his Killer Innovations podcast and he never fails to illuminate creativity topics. — Douglas The False Theory of Idea Scarcity – Phil McKinney – Innovation Mentor and Coach “The world … Continue reading

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The Best Oil to Season a Cast Iron Pan? Grapeseed Oil. Here’s Why. | Kitchn [Shared]

The Best Oil to Season a Cast Iron Pan? Grapeseed Oil. Here’s Why. | Kitchn Whether you’re new to cast iron or a longtime fan, there’s one thing everyone always wants to know: how to season these classic pans just … Continue reading

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Thinking About “The Great Resignation”? — Find your next career with “Career Compass: Finding Your Career North”

Are you looking to become a part of “The Great Resignation” and find a new career? Wouldn’t you love to have a magical compass to lead you through your life? One that would always show you the right answers on … Continue reading

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Why it breaks your brain to take a compliment – The Oatmeal [Shared]

Click to read this entire comic Related Posts: The Incredible Mechanical Artistry Of François Junod via Hackaday [Shared] The Masks of the Zuni (1904) via The Public Domain Review [Shared] Noted: “No Signal” – Comic: 2017-01-12 It’s Magic! Ye Olde … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 5 in a series – A single reason why

As a rather pessimistic person myself, it has helped me recognize pessimism — and fear — in others. This pessimism can lead us to become stalled in life and frozen by fear. Like a deer in the headlights, we can’t … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 2 in a series – Don’t Wait! Start Planning Today!

You X Ventures Things that will be in large supply once this is over… Retail/Restaurant/Commercial Real Estate Talent — in all fields Stimulus Money Businesses looking to grow again What can you build from these? Is it time to start … Continue reading

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Working the Monday ToDo list hard via Instagram

Working the Monday ToDo list hard Task large and small on the list today. Checking them off one by one or “Bird by Bird”, if you get the reference.   and Follow Join me on Douglas E. Welch Photography on Facebook … Continue reading

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What are you thankful for? – Thanksgiving from the Career Opportunities Podcast [Audio]

What are you thankful for? – Thanksgiving From the Career Opportunities Archives… It’s the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US and many families are tucking into huge holiday meals and suffering the ill effects of too much food, too much … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading…Accidental Creative

I have listened to Todd Henry’s podcast, The Accidental Creative, for years, so it only made sense to pick up his book from the library. From Amazon.com… Have better ideas, faster, without the stress and burnout. It isn’t enough to … Continue reading

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