Author Archives: Peter Spellman

The Color and Power of Focus

Pretty much everyone is familiar with the name Crayola. It is the most popular and recognized crayon brand in the world. Every year, Binney & Smith, the company that makes Crayola products, manufactures nearly 3 billion crayons, at a rate of 12 million a day. That’s enough crayons to circle the globe six times! The […]

Nature as Career Educator

“Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.” –Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect & Designer

Re-careering: Finding Your Career Sweet Spot

Is there a career sweet spot? I’ve thought a lot about my career decisions, and a few months ago while in a “what should I do with my life” moment, I was given a useful exercise that allowed me to assess my priorities, or at least get ready to make my next move (including taking on […]

Ask These 4 Questions When Planning Your Next Career Adventure

The real question is, will your epitaph be ‘I wish I had spent more time in the office?’,or is there something bigger out there calling you? – The Hero’s Journey, Dilts and Gilligan The decision of whether or not we want to continue working in some form after our ‘official’ retirement age, is a very personal one. […]

5 Steps to a Successful Job Detox

Leaving full-time employment is a big change and often requires a “job detox” in order to get you ready for what’s next in your life and career. This article suggests five things you can do for a successful job detox. Life changing events, including divorce or marriage, require an ongoing emotional adjustment process. Leaving full-time […]