Archive for February, 2015



Skills Evaluation

DavidSkills – The ability to do something well, which may be a result of your knowledge, practice or aptitude (a natural ability to do something well).

Whether you’re at the beginning of a bright career future, or in the middle of a job, an important part of deciding the next step in your career path is being able to evaluate the skills you have or have learned along the way. Instead of accidentally falling into a career path, having a clear understanding of your skills will actually help direct you on a path of your choosing. Continue reading ‘Skills Evaluation’

Round-Up Time!

JoAnn KawamotoThis year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is set for March 3-22. The official website can be found at http://www.rodeohouston.com.

For those new to the Gulf Coast region, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, one of the largest rodeos in the world, is a charitable organization encouraging and promoting the breeding, raising and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs. They also promote and maintain research and educational functions in the livestock industry.

The RodeoHouston division showcases the largest indoor rodeo in the world, offering a purse of more than $2 million and inviting only the most skilled cowboys/cowgirls to compete. NRG Stadium, the home of RodeoHouston, is the only stadium of its kind, built specifically for rodeo and football. This is Texas after all! Can you blame us?
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Falling in Love with Your Job

Photo 57 (2)In tribute to Valentine’s Day and Cupid’s arrow, I’d like to share with you my “first job after college” story.

After graduating, too exhausted to find work, I took three weeks off to sleep and travel!

It was the early 80’s, and many of my friends moved to other cities for work. Houston’s labor market was over-saturated at the time and offered few Graphic Design opportunities. Stubbornly I decided to stay put and make it work.
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A Cloudy Groundhog Day to You!

DavidPerhaps no meteorologist is as famous and well known as Punxsutawney Phil, the groundhog that forecasts whether we’ll have an early spring or a longer winter.

Despite meteorological tools at his disposal, Punxsutawney Phil predicts the weather based solely on whether or not he sees his shadow when he comes up from the ground. Seeing a shadow means six more weeks of winter, but no shadow forecasts an early spring.

This time of year many of us wish for sunny skies, but today we might hope for clouds so that Phil forecasts an early spring.
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