Out of Work? Follow These 3 Steps to Employment

Out of Work? Follow These 3 Steps to Employment

I’ve been out of work more times than I care to talk about. Three times in two years as a matter of fact. Getting let go started out being the worst experience of my life, but as I look back on those years I can see that the skills I accumulated attempting to gain employment have remained invaluable in business and life. So here are my three easy steps that I recommend you take in order to insulate yourself from a long term unemployment stint. They worked for me, and I hope they work for you:

To All the Ice Bucket Copycats: Please stop.

To All the Ice Bucket Copycats: Please stop.

It’s happening right now all over the globe. There are dusty executives, in their dusty offices, with their dusty mentalities, and their dusty spreadsheets. Their board has told them that they need to up donations. That they need to find their “Ice Bucket Challenge.” The dusty executives are confused because they have a Facebook account, but they’re not on it very much. So they all gather around their dusty computers in their dusty office and they watch the #icebucketchallenge.

They laugh.

4 Lessons Derek Jeter Taught Me About Leadership

4 Lessons Derek Jeter Taught Me About Leadership

On July 9th, 2011 my father Adrian Dessi threw out the first pitch to start a Yankee game. You can see Dad seated in this photo (LtoR Derek Jeter, Adrian Dessi, Mark Dessi, Chris Dessi, Pat Dessi). This fact is certainly significant. However, it gains further significance when you understand that on that same day, Yankee great Derek Jeter hit his 3,000th-career hit.

Remembering Sean Lugano on September 11th

Remembering Sean Lugano on September 11th

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