Indiegogo Campaign Launched – Please Support!

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We just launched our Indiegogo Campaign to raise funds for One Week Job USA – the courageous quest of 60 year-old, Linda Chase, to work 52 jobs in 52 weeks throughout America in an attempt to re-discover her passions; to find gainful, meaningful employment, and to inspire others, regardless of age, that it’s never too Read More ››

What Makes You Come Alive?

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Sean shares the inspiration and deeper meaning behind the One Week Job movement. He suggests that we’re experiencing “a revolution in work consciousness. A shift in how we as a culture view work and our relationship with it.” He believes that expressing our passions and unique gifts lead us to greater fulfillment both individually and Read More ››

Maslow & Shakespeare: a mom’s road to "actualization"

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“One must satisfy lower level basic needs before progressing on to meet higher level growth needs.  Once these needs have been reasonably satisfied, one may be able to reach the highest level called self-actualization.”  Saul McLeod on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Through the years, I have been constantly reminded of Maslow’s  paradigm–I was fascinated by Read More ››

Job Hunting: All In the Family

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“The man with the best job in the country is the vice-president. All he has to do is get up every morning and say, ‘How is the president?’”  -Will Rogers As I continue to network with my community and explore job possibilities, there are days when I feel the stress of not having a clear Read More ››

Aging, ageism, cheese and gray hair

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“Age is not something that matters much unless you are cheese.”    (from Brain Rules by John Medina; sent to me by my friend, Ann Dockendorff) So, I wish that that was true.  I was walking Brady dog  yesterday and ran into Bill, the gregarious, handsome, warm, intelligent and beloved social hub of the hood.  He told me that Read More ››

November 2011: First Planning Session with Sean

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Around the first of November 2011, Sean and I had out first planning session by phone.  I tend to run with a  sense of urgency, and I realized Sean approaches things in a much more relaxed manner–a great compliment to my energy!    Ever since meeting Sean on the plane, I had many questions and Read More ››

A potentially life-changing serendipitous meeting…

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Mom and me in Santa Barbara In October of 2011, I attended a mini high-school reunion (the 41st!) in my hometown of Santa Barbara, California.  Although I’ve lived in Oregon now for many years, there is a big part of me that still considers myself a Californian.  The chief reason for that: the beach.  The Read More ››

BIG NEWS – One Week Job: USA starts Summer 2012

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I’m super excited to officially announce the launch of One Week Job: USA beginning in Summer 2012 with 59-year-old Linda Chase from Portland, Oregon. We’re looking for a sponsor. For details, contact I met Linda when we were seated beside each other on a plane in September 2011. We immediately had a great connection Read More ››

OWJ Australia Partners with SEEK – Australia's #1 Job Site

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We’re super excited to announce our partnership with in support of One Week Job Australia! SEEK is Australia’s number one job site with over 150,000 jobs online and visited 14.7 million times each month. Here is Paul’s official introduction of OWJ Australia and our partnership with SEEK. SEEK will support by: Documenting Paul’s story Read More ››