Posts by asparker

How to be productive working at home

As an AT&T employee I was used to working in an office with lots of colleagues around. Suddenly in 1994 the group I was with was asked to work from home. I liked the fact that I didn’t have to drive 45 minutes to an hour to work but I missed the camaraderie of the office. I learned to compensate for the isolation and continued to work from home.

Why Starbucks doesn’t want me as a customer

Why Starbucks doesn’t want me as a customer

My son wanted me to write Starbucks to tell them why I stopped buying coffee beans at their shop. I didn't agree because it made business sense.

10 Tips for Writing a Resume

Everyone needs a current updated resume whether you are working or are unemployed. It is worth the time and effort to create a resume and then update it at least once or twice a year. Here are some ideas to think about when writing that resume:

How I got From Florida to Massachusetts during the Pandemic

How I got From Florida to Massachusetts during the Pandemic

A Pandemic can throw off even the best planner. If you have been a subscriber to my newsletter for a while you know I am a planner. Not only do I plan but I think of everything that could go wrong and have a contingency plan to move forward whatever happens. However never in my wildest dreams did I think a pandemic would come and stop me from returning to Massachusetts with my mother.

Has the Quarantine Made You More Self Aware?

Has the Quarantine Made You More Self Aware?

The quarantine has provided us an opportunity to identify my emotions and figure out ways to acknowledge and deal with them. Read ten my clients identified.