For me, 2019 not only marks the start of a new year, but a new career. Naturally, I’ve found myself wandering down memory lane.
It was April, 1996.
After getting the briefest taste of the politics of coaching, I said “Goodbye” to the university and football, and set-out to find a real job. Responding to an ad in the paper that read, “Our Average Salesperson Makes $35,000 Per Year!” — which was more money than I could imagine at the time — I found myself interviewing at a large multi-franchise dealership with a seemingly disinterested general manager named Greg.
“Why’d you leave this one?”
Greg was looking at the multiple positions listed on my first attempt at a professional resume. He pointed to the top listing. [Read more…]