Unschooling? Does That Simply Mean UnJobbing?

Yesterday was a big day for me. It was my son’s very first day of school. First day of kindergarten, in fact. This isn’t little league, anymore. I’m not just… Get the Rest

HR weed

Smoke ‘em If You Got ‘em! An Elected Official’s Run-In With HR.

There's a story kicking around my hood that I thought FOT readers might enjoy. You may have heard, during the 2012 election, the educated/enlightened/hipster voters of the great state

Monetize assets

Weird Al Writes the World’s Greatest Mission Statement

You may have seen the plethora of Weird Al videos invading your Facebook feed lately. You see, he currently has the #1 album in the country.  The video

Thought Leader

Thought Leader = What, Exactly?

I have a new pet peeve. I occasionally get messages from HR people looking to network or looking for opportunities.  That's cool.  We all do that.  No big whoop. 

job market - intns

Interns and Why They’re Awesome

It's summertime!  That means it's time for college students around the country to decide if they are going to take that class trip to Mazatlán or head out

Pat yourself on the back

What Do Successful People Do On Friday Afternoon?

Happy Monday, Fistful of Talent clan! As you are starting your work week... grabbing that first weekly cup of coffee; looking back on a fun, sunny and event-filled weekend;

Working Parents

Working Parents—Be Glad You Don’t Have It As Bad As Gwyneth Paltrow

Sad news in the world of pop culture. The greatest actress since Jenna Elfman has decided to take a break from acting. That's right! Gwyneth


The Seattle Seahawks and Building a Champion

Last week, I sent an email to my FOT colleagues asking for a post swap.  I wanted the opportunity to post the day after my Seahawks played in

Phil Robertson

The Ballad of Phil Robertson

DISCLAIMER: Jason is not a poet.  And he knows it! ______________ Now, sit back kids, grab a chair and relax. Have a beer and a banana. Cuz, I’m gonna tell you bout

Sign language

Don’t Be The South African Sign Language Guy

I've been getting a kick out of this news story of the sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's funeral.  In case you missed it, on stage at the