Welcome to November . . . the 11th month of 2016. The month of gratitude, family gatherings, and turkey. November is also pancreatic cancer awareness month. As many of my followers know, my husband of 34 years, David Burge, passed away almost 6 years ago from pancreatic cancer. it is because of David and his 3-year battle that Office Dynamics became devoted to supporting the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCan).
When David was ill, I wrote a business book for administrative professionals called Underneath It All. I addressed advanced skills for assistants and I ended each chapter with what I considered, at that time, the most important thing for the reader to know, thus the title, underneath it all.
So in honor of November being pancreatic cancer awareness month and the fact that Office Dynamics is donating 50% of all proceeds from the sales of my book, Underneath It All, I felt it was appropriate to provide you with an excerpt from the book.
The Chapter is entitled I’m my Own Career Manager. Aside from covering setting goals, creating a career portfolio and such, I talk about realizing your full potential. Here is what I would like you to think about this first full week of November.
Are you an adventurer?
In life we are either adventurers riding the high seas or drifters just floating along. One is not better than the other; we need to just “float” sometimes and enjoy the scenery. Riding the high seas is where we really have an opportunity to grow. That is because adventurers will. . . [Read more…]