The Gift Of Anticipation

As I write this, it’s early in the morning of Christmas eve and while the anticipation of Christmas morning just 24 hours or less awaits, Anticipation itself is felt before job interviews, while awaiting calls to offer you employment or the fresh start on your ramped-up job search in 2015.

Some cynics will tell you not to get too high when job searching, and they base that advice on the knowledge that for every single person that gets the job offer, there are dozens who will be disappointed, let down and could become discouraged. The advice they are kindly giving is meant to spare you the crash from high anticipation to rock bottom frustration. I can see why that advice is handed out….

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I’ve Found Myself Grateful This Week

Because this blog is open to anyone anywhere, I realize you might be reading this in a sunny climate, basking in the heat of a full summer sun. And while that image is one I envy right now, my own reality here in Ontario Canada is that the snowbanks are piled four feet high alongside my driveway and it’s been downright frigid of late.

So, understanding that reality in which I and others nearby find ourselves, I want to share two different things that caused me to stop and think how grateful I am. …

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