Tag Archives: stand out


Do I Feel the Earth Move?

One hundred eight years ago, a terrible natural disaster descended upon San Francisco. The April 16, 1906 earthquake and resulting fire devastated the City and Bay Area. But, this is a resilient place that learned how to stand out from all other places in North America. I am working here now in San Francisco on the 17th floor of a building that stands on landfill and no, I am not afraid.

All You Need

I’ve been writing posts here in this “Stand Out” column since July 2012. The biggest benefit to you is that regardless of when my posts appeared here, they remain relevant to help you stand out from others.

Overqualified

The word “overqualified” is the one most dreaded word that you do not want to hear when attempting to find work.

Inspiration

Even if you are suffering or struggling in life, you can stand out and inspire others by how you respond to what you’re going through.

Stand Out with Your eBook

Here is proof that having your own eBook can help you stand out from all others.

Do What Cowboys Do

Back in the days of the Wild West cowboys, a brand was a letter or a symbol or a combination of both that cowboys burned into the skin of livestock. Everyone who saw that brand would immediately know that the brand meant someone specific owned that particular animal. Today, if you want to stand out compared to others who are applying for the job that you want, you need to do what cowboys do–focus on the brand.

So You Think You Can Age

Growing older is what it is. But it is never easy no matter what. This is one truth you will know when you become an older worker.

What You Need

You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need.

Vampire Strategy

If you are growing older, you will have a difficult time in your career because you are growing older. If you want to stand out in your career, it would help if you are a vampire.

Two Cities

Once you make the decision to follow your internal guidance or your heart or your karma, there is no turning back. So, you think you can stand out? Yes, you can, but it may be more difficult than you can imagine.