Category Archives: Career

The Value of Conversation

“These people are just making it so difficult” said my friend. We met for coffee last week just to catch up and as she was telling me about some challenges she was facing at work. “Everyone wants a voice, everyone wants … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

This month I’ve been invited to attend multiple High School graduations (I must brag on the son of a cousin who became the Valedictorian of a graduating class of 125…Congratulations Diego!).  During these ceremonies it became apparent to me that … Continue reading

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Nice Job If You Can Get It

By Gary M Jordan, Ph.D. Whenever I tell people that I own my own business, work out of my home, and set my own hours, I inevitably get some variation of “Must be nice!” as a response.Actually, it is, but … Continue reading

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What’s the Guarantee?

By Gary M. Jordan, Ph.D. Recently a friend of mine made a referral of a woman whose daughter was having difficulty in college. The daughter was methodically decreasing her academic load, was not attending classes, and was not real interested … Continue reading

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The Time is Now: Claim Your Talent Advantage

By Gary M. Jordan, Pd.D. Claiming Your Talent Advantage and using it to experience a fulfilled life are more than theoretical concepts for me. I have spent over 30 years learning about, researching, and applying Talent Advantage to the lives … Continue reading

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Three Roadblocks to Living Your Talent Advantage

By Gary M Jordan, Ph. D. Claiming your Talent Advantage and using it to Live Your Talents are more than theoretical concepts for me. I believe that Your Talent Advantage is not only your birthright, but the road to a … Continue reading

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Choosing a Career – A Different Approach

By Gary M. Jordon, Ph.D. How did you choose your career? For most people it was not really a choice at all. Far too many people grab the first job they are offered that sounds good when they are looking … Continue reading

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Loyalty to the Ladder of Success

In the 50s, 60s, and at least the early 70s the concept of finding a good job with a good company and having a career in which you worked your way up the corporate ladder was a mainstay of the … Continue reading

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Don’t Ignore Opportunity’s Knock

When I was growing up I used to love to build things. I would design them in my head and then try to turn my designs into reality. Unfortunately for me my parents only half-heartedly supported my interest, and as … Continue reading

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Gary Dreams of Meaning and Satisfaction

When I was quite young I had the usual answers to that oft asked question, “What are you going to be when you grow up.”  Since my father was a physician, I often as not answered “Doctor” rather than “Fireman” … Continue reading

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