Have you followed before leading? 2

Have you followed before leading?
To become a great leader you must be an excellent follower.  Everyone that’s an inspiring leader wishes they had all of the tools they needed when they first step into that leadership position.  However, that’s not case so we learn the majority of our leadership lessons from following another leader.  Here are my top three ...

The OTHER Hiring Manager

The OTHER Hiring Manager
Growing up, my parents taught me A LOT on both a personal and professional level.  One of the key lessons they taught me was to treat EVERYONE with respect. That lesson has opened plenty of doors for me and can open doors for you also.  Thus, this blog entry will focus on how to treat ...

Pink Slip Protection

Pink Slip Protection
In this day and age the concept of working for a company until retirement is almost unheard of. We are taught at an early age that getting “let go” from a company is a bad thing. However, with downsizing, rightsizing, and mergers, some of the hardest working employees of the company are given the pink ...

Winning Your One Sided Boxing Match at Work

Winning Your One Sided Boxing Match at Work
Over the past ten years of working in the Information Technology field, I’ve learned that your results are extremely black or white. At the end of the day, either the issue I was working on was fixed or still broken. After reflecting on my first two years, I’ve come to realize that I made a ...