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What would the painting of your career reinvention look like?

Georgia O’Keeffe is recognized as the “Mother of American modernism.” By age 10 she had decided to become an artist but her traditional art education discouraged her and at 21 she abandoned the idea entirely, assuming she would never distinguish herself in the strict realist tradition of her teachers. Continue reading What would the painting of your career reinvention look like?

Defining Success And Failure Precedes Career Reinvention

When Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman, co-writers of the Oscar-winning screenplay Annie Hall, were interviewed in 1977 by journalist Susan Braudy for the New York Times, Woody would be credited with telling the world that, “80% of life is just showing up.” Woody’s often quoted comment actually reflected the post-World War II stage in the evolution of the American worker when paternalistic employers were still offering their workers job security and retirement in exchange for loyalty. But, today, “just showing up” no longer generates job security nor is it the path to finding the elusive meaning in work that so many yearn for.

Read the full article in Forbes

Garrison Talks About 2nd ACTS With Radio Icon Brad Davis

It was a pleasure being Brad Davis’ guest on WDRC’s The Talk of Connecticut. Brad is celebrating his 42nd anniversary this year as morning host at WDRC AM and in 2015 was inducted into the Connecticut Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

Brad and I spoke about the 2ND ACT speaker series at The Waterbury Palace and my presentation March 26th at 6pm. I’ll be sharing with you my own career reinventions so that my “lessons learned” can propel you into realizing your own next career adventure.

Listen to my interview with Brad:

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Get 2ND ACT Audacious at Waterbury’s Palace Theater March 26th

It’s time to throw away your “If I only had” and “I’m too old” and “I don’t know where to begin” and put your 2ND ACT in gear.

As part of its 2ND ACT speaker series, The Waterbury Palace has given me the wonderful opportunity on Tuesday March 26th to share with you my own career reinventions so that my “lessons learned” can propel you into realizing your own next career adventure. Continue reading Get 2ND ACT Audacious at Waterbury’s Palace Theater March 26th

Values: Our Career Lane Departure Alert

Identifying and living our life purpose come with the wonderful gifts we give ourselves to be authentic and earn a living doing what we love. It is exciting to set out on a career path in which our true talents are given freedom to emerge, express themselves fully and create a source of income. Continue reading Values: Our Career Lane Departure Alert

PB&J: PERSONAL BRANDING AND YOUR JOB SEARCH

When people hear the word “brand” they instantly think of “products” or “things on a store shelf” or “cool stuff we can order through Amazon.” The last association people make with “brand” is to themselves. Branding is not just about products. YOU are a brand. And, if you’re seeking a new career or looking for your next job your personal brand is your foundation for success. Continue reading PB&J: PERSONAL BRANDING AND YOUR JOB SEARCH