Dave’s Diary: A Retrospective

Back in September 2010 I decided to start a series of blog posts called "Dave's Diary." In the beginning I wasn't sure if the idea was going to gain any traction - to be honest it was pretty much just another task I had taken on at work (whose blog at that time was a … Continue reading Dave’s Diary: A Retrospective

Saying Goodbye At Work: This Time It’s Personal

Remember when I wrote about saying goodbye at work? It was an extension of sorts of another post I wrote about saying goodbye in therapy, and it's been the most read and searched-for article I've written ever since I posted it. I've given a lot of thought - every week it seems - to how … Continue reading Saying Goodbye At Work: This Time It’s Personal

At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

The Lindskoog family tree is replete with musicians and formal musical education. Despite this, the first musical instrument I ever played seriously (outside of the recorder when I was about 10, and let's face it... that doesn't count) was the bass guitar when I was about 15 or 16. It was the early days of … Continue reading At The Bottom End: On Sucking At Your Job

(Stop) Talkin’ Bout My Generation

Confession time: I think it would be really great if everyone decided that it was past due time to stop writing about millenials. You've worn me down, and I've had enough. Maybe there are readers out there who find these articles useful or enlightening. There must be, otherwise the glut of articles, websites, books, and self-proclaimed … Continue reading (Stop) Talkin’ Bout My Generation

Why Does Rejection Hurt So Much?

Not that long ago, I wrote a post about rejection and how, in addition to being an unfortunate reality of the job search process, it tends to discourage risk taking, which is one of those things you kind of have to do in order to find a good job. Here's an excerpt: The trick is … Continue reading Why Does Rejection Hurt So Much?