Still a fan of passion after all these years

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“Passion is not something you follow. It’s something that will follow you as you put in the hard work to become valuable to the world.” ~ Cal Newport Photo credit: vajdic How important is the role of passion in your work? Career? Hobbies? Life? First, let me say right up front that I’m a big fan of passion, even in the … Read More

Lisa RiveroStill a fan of passion after all these years

Self-employed, full speed ahead

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I admit it. I am very excited for 2014. The year will bring my 50th birthday, which perhaps is what has led to a lot of soul-searching and reflection in the past months. I don’t mean angst or wringing of hands, thank goodness, but I have been thinking long and deep about what every person my age realizes at one … Read More

Lisa RiveroSelf-employed, full speed ahead

Prioritizing What Is Important and Non-Urgent

Lisa Riveroplanning9 Comments

“Generally speaking, having a good work/life balance means that your actions and priorities are aligned in a way that is taking care of what is really important to you.” ~ Stephen R. Covey Several years ago, a family of four lived across from us, and the daughter one day came over for a visit. She was a talker, and within … Read More

Lisa RiveroPrioritizing What Is Important and Non-Urgent