Volume 1 Episode 2
OK, a little bit about me. I’m a 40 something staring down another birthday. I work for a large multi-national corporation, with all of the baggage and finery that comes with doing so. I make a good living, and have had wonderful things written about me by the people that I have worked for for the last several years. Even in jobs I haven’t liked, I’ve done a good job. By all independent accounts, I’m successful. Yet unfulfilled. That’s why I’m here, I guess. I’m looking for an outlet that will interest and excite me, because the daily war that I fight for the large multi-national isn’t doing it for me anymore. (I need an acronym for the large multi thing…maybe LMNC??)
I recently decided that I needed to make changes in my life. I retained the services of a career coach (yeah, I know, I’m not trying to show off, it sounds pretentious). I worked with this person a few years ago when the last LMNC I worked for decided it no longer needed my services. Her job then was to help me in the career transition. I kept her contact information, and have retained her now. I explained that working for the LMNC was unfulfilling, and needed to change. We were working towards finding a transition to a nonprofit. I was looking for meaning to my work. Maybe it’s out there. I’ve recently been giving this considerable thought, and I’ve decided that I LIKE all the trappings of working for a LMNC; I like the income, the benefits, etc. I’m really not willing to give a lot of that up. So it means I have to make peace with the LMNC, and again, it’s why I’m here, writing this.
As mentioned above I’ve always loved newspapers, Writers. I’m also a music geek. A dear friend calls me a music historian. Maybe. I just love music. I’ve been a rocker for a long time. Wordsmiths who can put their thoughts and feelings to beats and melodies are dear to me. I’m not a musician, so maybe this is my hit record. (I know this isn’t a hit. You get the idea…)