The last time you stopped by I told you about the evening I went to put out the trash and discovered the distinct image of a bird, (or dragon) that had formed in the evening clouds. I quickly took a picture of this image before it completely disappeared. Continue reading “Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?”
Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?
One crisp and breezy evening in December while rolling my trash can out onto the curb, I had the undeniable feeling of being watched. I stopped short and cautiously checked the alley around my garage as well as the gardens running along each side of my home. Nothing! With a strong sense of relief that no stranger was trolling around inside the property, I grabbed the handle of the trash can and proceeded down the driveway. Continue reading “Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?”
Give More, Get More?
University of British Columbia professor Elizabeth Dunn recently spoke during a T.E.D Talk about the idea of how giving will increase someone’s happiness. I thought about the idea for a minute and realized that monetary giving can be rewarding, but giving of your time can be just as rewarding. Often, when we think about giving we think about our financial situation and whether we can afford to give. I have never seen anyone on the corner with a sign asking for time instead of money, simply because money is the commodity that most people value. Continue reading “Give More, Get More?”
Texas City: Leading Workforce Innovation and Opportunity
Texas City is an example of how Workforce Solutions in the Gulf Coast is leading the way in innovation and opportunity. Two years after it was decided that the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), now known as Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VRS), would become a part of Texas Workforce Commission (TWC), the Texas City career office added eleven VRS members to its family. Continue reading “Texas City: Leading Workforce Innovation and Opportunity”