"Looking for work using the old methodology is a form of insanity."
I talk about how I came to write the book, Ground of Your Own Choosing, and discuss its premise, that everything about the world of work has changed—except how we go about finding it.
"If you are driving your professional life by an 8 ½ by 11 sheet of paper, you are not doing all you can."
The obsession with the resume means a work-seeker is putting all his eggs in one rather fragile basket and overlooking alternative ways of communicating his value.
"I'm trying to get people to be comfortable enough with looking for work on an ongoing basis, because that's what a business owner has to do."
To succeed in today's environment, we have to think of ourselves as if we were small business owners.