Archives for June 2011

Entrepreneur Success Story: Jellyfish Art

Today’s blog post continues my series of interviews with people who started companies after a failed job search, only to discover that entrepreneurship offers rewards so compelling they wouldn’t accept a salaried job now even if offered one. This interview is with Alex Andon, founder of Jellyfish Art, LLC. In May of 2008, Mr. Andon […]

Directory of Houston Professional Associations

Getting involved with a Houston professional association is an excellent way to launch or build your career. Many people who haven’t experienced the power of participation in a professional association don’t realize how beneficial the sense of community can be with others in your industry or field. Members tell each other about job openings, keep […]

Burnout Recovery: Stories of Hope

In the past few years, organizations have reduced staff and increased performance expectations for the remaining employees. Many people seem over-worked, underappreciated, exhausted, and burned out. Given the current work climate, I wondered to a colleague if burnout recovery is truly possible, and she expressed doubt. I decided to find and interview people who have […]