This blog was first posted on eelearning.com on 4/17/08.
i guess i’m going to have to revisit a few of my posts on taking risk and dealing with change (see learning is risky business and my love-hate relationship with change.) because it’s snowing outside my window! i guess i’m not in palm springs anymore.
i recently heard someone make the comment that nothing changes until you change. well after frustrating the heck out of myself trying to find work as a learning professional in the desert, my partner and i decided that it was time to change the equation. so we packed up a rental truck, loaded the car onto a tow dolly, piled diva the dog into the cab and drove 3800 miles to move to the boston area. as jay cross put it to me, “good move, dave. beantown thrives; palm springs is great for retirement.” having lived here for 16 years, i’m hoping my connections will make finding a job in learning a bit easier.
so, it may be a bit colder here. ok, alot colder! and it might be snowing. although check out the picture i took from the park near our apartment in palm springs two days before we left! and yes, we’ve both come down with winter colds due to the change in climate. but hey, we’re making the changes we need to make change work for us.
isn’t that the big challenge in dealing with change afterall?
so here’s to risk taking and a new year that some young dude from Illinois promised all of us in the united states would be filled with change. now excuse me, i need to go shovel my car out of a snow bank!!!!
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Cammy Bean on 1/8/09
Welcome back to Beantown, Dave! I’ve been here for almost 20 years and I’m still not used to the weather.
Dave Lee on 1/8/09
thanks, cammy. we’ll have to point our dog sleds in the same direction and meet up in person sometime!