Posts By Lillian Rowland



Shadow Careers: Stuck, or Smart?

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In my last post I mentioned the concept of a “shadow” career. I first read about shadow careers in Julia Cameron’s book,The Artist’s Way. Like the name implies, individuals who are in shadow careers are not fulfilling their own desires,…

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Using Envy to Your Advantage

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I recently wrote a blog post about “shadow careers” where someone else is in the spotlight and you are in a supporting role. A shadow career isn’t necessarily good or bad: it’s a choice, and when made…

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Your Distracted Mind at Work, Part 2

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In my previous post, I discussed Nicholas Carr’s excellent book, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains. His book provides a thorough analysis of how are brains are changing, leading to difficulties…

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Marketing for Introverts

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I’m starting a new book project and have been immersing myself in the latest information about book publishing, which pretty much comes down to one word: marketing. Whether you are running a small business or…

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Is My Job Still a Good Fit?

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In my last post, I introduced the value of deceptively simple career-enhancing lists: a method for getting your career ideas out of your head and onto paper so that you can organize them, reduce the…

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Finding Your Energy at Work

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My last few blog posts have focused on the power of “simple” lists. You can use lists to identify your “perfect” job, determine if you’re still in the right job, or keep track of your…

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