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Respite: One Step at a Time

“To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping.” - Chinese Proverb When frustrations over a particularly confusing homework assignments got to me, my father’s advice always was “take it one step at a time.” If I followed his predictable advice, eventually I [...]

2019-03-21T19:50:48-04:00December 31st, 2016|All, Respite|

Respite: Stick Together

“Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.” - Vista M. Kelly This reference to snowflakes is not meant as a foreboding premonition but rather a lighthearted metaphor, the truth of which we can allow ourselves to appreciate, at least until the actual entity [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:22-04:00December 16th, 2016|All, Respite|

Words can be over-rated

Words can be over-rated One of my favorite axioms is, “Networking is simply saying the right thing or asking the right question to a key person at the right time.” This requires thought and preparation—and it’s worth the effort. Good impressions are established and relationships move forward. Referrals result; abstract conversations turn to [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:24-04:00March 19th, 2016|All, TranSpirations|

LifeSHIFT Recap: Feb 2016 at The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos

LifeSHIFT: Work & the Christian Journey The Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos Los Altos, California February 19-21, 2016 Hosted and co-sponsored by the Jesuit Retreat Center of Los Altos for the first time, LifeSHIFT was offered to 20 participants from a variety of work and career backgrounds. Tom Bachhuber, (President of the Board for [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:24-04:00March 12th, 2016|All, LifeSHIFT, LifeSHIFT Recap|

Respite: Suddenly you are doing the impossible!

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” Francis of Assisi So often, when we want to give up, let go, or dropout, if we can hang on for one moment more, we might find ourselves turning the situation around. Everyone has these moments and must deal [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:24-04:00March 12th, 2016|All, Respite|

Waiting and Questioning

Waiting and Questioning Effective group leaders know how to gain valuable inputs from those who are less verbal or too shy to speak in groups. These quieter folks have ideas that are valuable and their participation is critical to success. Getting their thoughts requires sensitivity, patience and more time than many leaders are [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:24-04:00March 5th, 2016|All, TranSpirations|

Respite: Will The Sun Ever Shine Again

Respite Reflections' purpose is to help people push the "pause" button in their transition work -- to take a break from the thinking, researching, networking and preparing for interviews. Taking a moment to center yourself, ponder a positive thought, and focus on a broader perspective is invaluable during a time of transition. “Times of stress [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:25-04:00February 13th, 2016|All, Respite|

TranSpirations III: Introduction

Those of you who have been following my writings know that it is my ministry to support those in work and life transitions through counseling, programs and writings. In 2012, I began searching for meaningful connections between my diagnosis and successful treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and broader issues of work/life transition. I published these thoughts [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:25-04:00February 5th, 2016|All, TranSpirations|

Social Innovation Prize in Wisconsin

Center for Life Transitions President Tom Bachhuber (right) and Vice President Chuck Hays (left) attended the Social Innovation Prize in Wisconsin Seventh Annual Awards Luncheon at the Wisconsin Club in Milwaukee, November 18, 2015, sponsored by Interfaith Older Adults Programs. The Social Innovation Prize in Wisconsin includes a $5,000 investment in an exceptional individual over [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:25-04:00December 7th, 2015|All, News|