I once wrote an article in Maxim called "The Best Damn Pick-Up Guide Ever."
It was quite bad, filled with terrible advice and embarrassing animal metaphors (required by my editor). And if a young man ever approaches you in a bar by "accidentally" hitting you with a pool cue, he might be following my advice and I apologize.
I enjoy, though, thinking about the way many people find that certain threads are constantly present throughout their professional lives: in my case, a certain bossiness about whatever happens to be my area of expertise at that stage in my life.
I wrote about this in a post a couple of years ago:
What can't you not do?
What about you? What are the common threads that keep popping up in your professional life? Are you taking full advantage of them?