Category Archives: professionally lucid

Reinvention.

Cradle to grave. That’s how it was for our parents: get a job, do a good job, get promoted, retire from that job. That’s how it was when I graduated from college in 1980 and started my professional career. That’s … Continue reading

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Finding a new creative path.

I’ve been an artist all my life, going from a refrigerator Picasso to a professional Judaica artist in a mere 50 years or so. For all that time, I worked in black-and-white: pen and ink, charcoal, graphite. In 2001, I … Continue reading

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A senior “Aha!” moment.

Anybody in business who is over age 50 has seen or engaged in the snarky exchanges between the seasoned (and usually downsized) professionals and the 20-something hipsters. One of my favorites had to do with “reverse mentoring,” the idea that … Continue reading

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Pretty lies.

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg is causing quite a stir with her new book, Lean In. I haven’t read it and don’t plan to increase her considerable bottom line by buying it. This is not a book review. This is wonderment … Continue reading

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