Month: February 2011

The Values of Talent

While talent is a universal attribute, it is not universally used. There are some who ignore their talent because they don’t believe it can support a standard of living that is acceptable to them, and there are others who abuse their talent by refusing to nurture and develop it to its fullest potential. What separates

Join the Career Activist Movement

Join the Career Activist Movement The Career Activist Republic is a new movement of working Americans. It is open to everyone. And free to join. Why bother? The Career Activist Republic is an elite community. It is an assembly of “persons of talent” who are determined to work for themselves while being employed by someone

The Democracy of Talent

The common understanding of talent limits it to exceptional people who engage in exceptional activities. According to this view, only a very few individuals have talent, and their talent is expressed in only the most rarified of fields and feats. People of talent are professional athletes, entertainers and artists. An opera singer at the Metropolitan

No Choice But to Choose

As I’ve noted in previous posts, America’s employers are now shedding jobs they will never replace and redefining what it means to be a qualified candidate. In effect, they are offering fewer employment opportunities and making it harder to be selected for the jobs that do exist. They are paying more money to recruit and

Join the Career Activist Movement

Join the Career Activist Movement The Career Activist Republic, a movement of working Americans, is open to everyone. And free to join. Why bother? The Career Activist Republic is an elite community. It is an assembly of “persons of talent” who are determined to work for themselves while being employed by someone else. That includes