Looking to the Stars for Life Lessons

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has written a new book about Astrophysics that contains a healthy helping of Life Lessons as well.

Financial Literacy in the Technology Age

During my early career I was in a state of almost constant frustration over finances. I knew that I had a lot to learn, but I didn't really know where to start. Luckily technology can help address the knowledge gap.

Software Conversions and a Rainy Interstate

A poorly managed software conversion project can be chaotic and messy. Which response to do take when times get rough? Are you a Safe Player? A Daredevil or a Pragmatist?

Data Isn’t Everything

Not everything that is important can be quantified and measured. But not everything can be identified based on the human instinct side either. A balance must be struck for the clearest vision and best guidance.

From Public to Proprietary

The ties that bind you when you are working within a Proprietary environment present challenges both to your organization and to your own career management strategy.

Airline Travel Commandments

After some things I experienced on a recent trip to the west coast and inspired by a recent episode of the Speaking In Tech podcast, I feel like some of us could use a travel etiquette refresher.

The Audacity of Asking Questions

Only in organizations where collaboration and questions are encouraged can progress be made.

Don’t Just Represent…Be Aspirationally Representative

Almost any scandal in the business world involves poor oversight from a Board of Directors. For profits should take a page from the non-profit playbook to avoid them.

Networking Events for Newbies

My advice to anyone who is questioning whether to attend a networking event is this: GO. Go to the event, listen more than you speak, and you will leave with more than just new connections.

Keeping Employees with Lean Budgets

When budgets get tight, it is very easy to make penny wise, pound foolish mistakes with employees. Handling the situation strategically can help you turn the situation around and keep your employees.

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