Tag: Amelia Earhart

[Life Back West] Early Autumn 2014 – The Big Reset

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We might sell our Dolores Park area home, a house we’ve lived in for 20 years. But then again, if the price isn’t right, we might not. We might pare down early – accelerating a plan 10 years out – and buy a place in Stanley Saitowitz’ minimalistic 8 Octavia in Hayes Valley. But then again, if […]

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When Job Opportunities Knock: Do You Take the Unexpected?

“When a great adventure is offered, you don’t refuse it,” trailblazing aviator Amelia Earhart suggested. The same can be said about that unexpected job opportunity that surfaces; the one that you didn’t foresee, is off the planned career arc and yet you find intriguing. Take it or punt? Kick the heart-racing-intrigue down the road until you’re “ready” or take […]

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[Life Back West] January 2012 – Paging Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart and Lockheed Electra 10E NR1602...

Trailblazer, aviator and stereotype breaker Amelia Earhart once said “When a great adventure is offered, you don’t refuse it.” Amelia, however, wasn’t helping raise a son. She also hadn’t just rebuilt a coaching practice working with individuals and teams back to pre-Great Recession levels. Taking a risk for her, covering a gamble, was perhaps easier, with less downside […]

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