Month: September 2016

Innovation for Naught?

True innovation, true disruption, needs to happen not with products or apps, but within the businesses themselves. Within how they operate. Within their culture

Do We Really Want To Solve Problems?

Its not that we are unaware that problems exist. It's not that we don't want them solved. The problem, dear readers, is that no one wants to do the hard work required to figure out what is actually causing the problem.

Behind the Facade: Imposter Syndrome

You aren't the only one who feels like a fraud who is one step away from being discovered. But how do you deal with it before it ruins your career?

Tech Isn’t Always Right…or Why I Hate ATS

Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) systems are becoming more and more common in the workplace. They are supposed to weed out unqualified candidates and make the hiring process faster and result in better quality hires. But in practice it's a different story.

Organizational Death By a Thousand Cuts

When team dysfunction is hidden, and the team can limp along without effective leadership, damage to the organization is insidious. It's the death of a thousand cuts.

Crisis and the Tipping Point

Every position I have taken in my professional life has been in a crisis for the organization or the department. Each of these represent a major challenge, but I have also found that they present the best opportunity to have the greatest impact.

Who is Minding the Gaps?

Why are the benefits of good project management undervalued? Project Management suffers from a marketing problem. We should call Project Managers what they are: Bridge Builders.