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Avoiding Career Cardiac Arrest

Have you heard of the new tag on the Internet?  It’s tl;dr – which is Web-speak for “too long; don’t read.”  While it’s most often used to describe an article that challenges today’s gnat-like attention span, the critique actually reflects a much larger challenge.  As one columnist recently described it in The New York Times, “The problem is one of limited time and energy meeting limitless content.”

We all know that we have to keep up with our professional reading, but in today’s high demand work environment, there’s never enough space to fit it in.  As a result, it is, to use a pre-Web acronym, almost always OBE or “overtaken by events.”  Like a New Year’s resolution, we start out with good intentions and then life – or rather work – gets in the way. Read more…

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