Archive for May, 2011

Listen, Think, Exchange Thoughts and Be Heard!

Many of us have been through a job search in the last few years. There are so many issues to deal with in career transition, not the least of which is what to do next? Go after the same sort of job? Does that job still exist? Even if I manage to land a similar job by some good fortune, will it exist for long or for long enough? How long is long enough? Do I still like the work?

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Key Roadblocks to Uncovering One’s Career Passion

May 9th, 2011 2 Comments

Many people in the workforce are talented, intelligent, and resourceful, yet, research shows that as many as 85% of the work force is unhappy with their job or career.  Many continue to stay in that state for years during their adult working life despite their years of unhappiness.  Why is that? ONE’S WORLD VIEW A certain paradigm prevails that prevents people from getting past their obstacles and on the road to their career passion(s). What is that paradigm?  It is a mindset or world

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The Toyota Crisis—Is the Toyota Brand Sustainable Now that’s It’s Gone Global?

May 9th, 2011 4 Comments

By January 23, 2010, Toyota, the world’s biggest automaker had recalled a total of 9.0 million vehicles after defects came to light, resulting in sudden unintended acceleration (SUA) of Toyota vehicles, allegedly causing 37 deaths. Three major recalls of Toyota vehicles were triggered by (1) accelerator pedals trapped by floor mats, (2) accelerator pedals with poor design problems causing them to stick, and (3) Prius brake problems. [1] The recalls spread throughout the United States, Europe, and even to China. 

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