Over the years, I feel fortunate that I know many of my kids’ friends. With two now packing up to head out of the house, I have heard many conversations about visiting colleges, applying to them, and, finally, moving off to one. So, I follow the college “scene” as a result. To that end, I
Eric told me about the Johnson O’Connor Foundation’s testing services. I looked it up and was intrigued. Two our older children recently went in for testing, and I sat in on the summary meetings with Foundation staff members Cindy Rosner and Jack Cunningham. It was pretty cool. The Foundation measures a person’s aptitudes–and, matches that
I this week was sharing with someone the results of a test I took at b-school. We had to rank-order 20+ job criteria. Top of the list for me? Autonomy. Bottom? Money. A bit later, I saw a blog post shared in my Facebook feed that had this graphic: It’s from someone whom I don’t
One of the things I love doing is meeting with college students or recent graduates about life advice and career management topics. I cannot meet with everyone, but do the best that I can. This morning, I met with one of my son’s former high school classmates, whom I’ll call Bill to protect his privacy.
I’ve met so many amazing people in my life. One of the people whom I most admire is Torrence Boone. He and I first met when we were lowly plebes at Bain & Co. We were in the same training group, in a program that gathered all plebes from around the world and put us
I recently had a conversation with someone going through a “life reboot.” There are moments in life that are crossroads: changing jobs, ending a long-term relationship, moving, a spiritual epiphany, ending old habits, the death of a loved one, etc. I’ve written in the past about crossroads. IMO, however, I think certain crossroads involve a huge