Tag Archives: Career-Changers

RoadTrip Nation

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Avoiding Potholes in the Journey Each season, the PBS program RoadTrip Nation features several college students who drive a green RV across the United States. The students visit successful people in different fields and listen to their stories of how … Continue reading

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Professional Career Changers

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Many professionals and executives have left jobs to start their own businesses in fields that have nothing whatsoever to do with their previous post. For example, the anthropology professor who started a cleaning service, or the corporate executive who began … Continue reading

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Spark of Inspiration

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Finding Cues Heyer & Khan Academy Georgette Heyer had her first novel published at 19 years of age in 1921. She’s considered a pioneer in historical and Regency Romance. More than eight decades later, Salman Khan started an Internet tutoring … Continue reading

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The World Wide Web is a Wasteland

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How to Cut through the Information Wasteland Few could argue over the usefulness of the Worldwide Web for many applications, but if you are using it to look for a business idea in order to become successfully self-employed, its an … Continue reading

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M.C. Hammer’s Business Formula for Success

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The spectacular success of the hip-hop superstar in the 1990s, his loss of a massive fortune and his current activities in the entrepreneurial world seems baffling, even astonishing, to many people. M. C. Hammer is a frequent lecturer at Harvard, Oxford, … Continue reading

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Five Free Aptitude Tests

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Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation The nonprofit organization adapted several career tests for O Magazine. The tests can be downloaded. Information on how to interpret answers is included. No outside supervision or props needed. Reference Test Your Career Strengths http://www.oprah.com/money/Aptitude-Tests-Career-Assessment Hits: … Continue reading

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