Posts by Joe Schum

Table for Two

table for two

My antennae are always up for a conversation.  Eavesdropping Joe?  Well, yes, call it an occupational (hap)hazard.  I can’t say I’m incessant with this trait, so it seems to be more prevalent when it’s big.  Case in point, I’m finishing a run in a major NE city recently and have met at a coffee shop…

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Ep 012: Make A Change Right Now. Not Tomorrow!

What's Here Now, Kid? podcast

We dream about something different for ourselves and still trudge along with the same old song and dance day in and day out. The opportunity to do the next thing is available to us right now, and the risk lies only in getting out there and saying ‘Yes!’ to it. And guess what? Your next…

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I, Me, You, We and Us

Change Your Pronoun, Change The Perspective. OK, I’m at a crossroads as I write this blog, mainly because it starts out with “I.”  “I want to tell you something…” is another good start, as it has both I (me) and you (you) and I’m telling you stuff.  But where’s the co-creation in this? So, let’s…

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Ep 010: What Jazzes You Up In Your Life?

What's Here Now, Kid? podcast

Themes of Energy and Commitment emerge in this episode. We create a hierarchy of filters as we move through life that give us the boundaries that guide us and keep us safe and hopefully successful. These buffers and layers of life can impede our freedom though. How do we get back to that unadulterated time…

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Personal & Professional Development: It’s On You.

Personal and professional development

We all like to believe we are original thinkers and I’m no different. On the recent return from facilitating professional development with a talented group of career sales types, I was motivated to tackle this subject: Professional and personal growth. As I began writing, I noticed that, over the last several days, a few in…

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Ep 009: Appreciate Life’s Everyday Moments

What's Here Now, Kid? podcast

Why can’t we have a carnival in our life everyday? Well you can — it’s about the perspective you are in at any given time and how you can celebrate it.  Especially if you don’t get hung up on the “perfect” setting for that one thing you want for yourself. And it doesn’t have to…

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