Four Keys To Preserving Hope

My fondest memories of professional kitchens, both as a restaurant owner and Pastry Chef, were the times spent in them while they were closed. I loved walking into a kitchen at rest, humbled by remnants of a passionate lucidity, whispered expectations and desires illuminated by the warm, flickering glow of pilot lights on the stove. … Continue reading Four Keys To Preserving Hope

Living Through Change At The Speed Of Life

Athletes refer to it as the speed of the game. To compete at The Next Level requires adapting inherent ability to the environment around you. Players are bigger, stronger, more experienced. The game is no longer a hobby, but an obsession. Everything moves faster in real time. Judgement defaults to instinct, the product of meticulous … Continue reading Living Through Change At The Speed Of Life

Interview Step #1: Bake Your Cake

Preparing for an interview is a lot like baking a cake. Think about it. You gather your ingredients, follow a sure-fire, can’t miss recipe you discovered on-line, mix everything together, throw it in the oven, close your eyes and hope for the best. And if you’re like a vast majority of the general public, the … Continue reading Interview Step #1: Bake Your Cake