Employment

Getting Out The Door

Getting Out The Door

You might not know it to look at me but I am utilizing six things to accommodate me and my disability. There are six things I use just to get out the door and walk down the street. Lets start at the top and work our way down. Tilley Hat Part of my disability is […]

Guerrilla Job Hunting

Guerrilla Job Hunting

I still advocate the use of the job hunting system in the book “What Color is Your Parachute”. These days the job hunting market is tough, Guerrilla job hunting is the added approach the extra work you have to do to get the job, you have to be tenacious bordering on obnoxious. To start you […]

Tenure

Tenure

I’m doing some writing for a group that focuses on youth employment. I knew it was bad out there with the economy but this group, young people, are getting hit particularly hard. A bit of hope is that the information technology “IT” industry is needing people. Not in traditional IT roles, not hidden away in […]

Throw Back

Throw Back

Recently I had the opportunity to work at a client who’s focus is the eradication of blindness. I had some misgivings going into the organization, “the blind man at the blind organization”. Initially the gig was a good fit the people were excellent the mission for the organization seemed sound and I had fun for […]

Thank you Steve Jobs & Apple

Thank you Steve Jobs & Apple

Sir Steve, thank you for the wonderful products, I love the approach Apple is taking with accessibility. I love that accessibility is there when I want it and I can put it away when I don’t need it. Dynamic contextual based accessibility enables me so much more than the typical all or nothing approach. I […]

Beware, Small Minded Person

Beware, Small Minded Person

There are people out there who feel badly about themselves to the point they use others, they hurt others, to feel better about themselves. These are the people in a “culture” who are convinced that greatness cannot come from anywhere but within the culture. They are closed to the potential of others instead they judge, […]

Intolerance for Intolerance

Intolerance for Intolerance

I don’t have to look far to recognize the things that infuriate me about intolerance; I just have to look in the mirror. I have a total intolerance for intolerance, and I’ve been brutal about it. Popeye has been an inspiration for most of my life, well a sound byte of Popeye’s has been an […]

Enough is Enough

Enough is Enough

  When do you stop advocating and just walk away.    How stupid can people be?   Free advice never ask questions you don’t want answers for.  People will amaze you both positively and negatively.   God has a mischievous sense of humor so never ask how can this get any worse.  God will show you.   […]