All posts by Maggie Snow

Maggie Snow is a strategist, communicator and collaborator who builds bridges between ideas and reality. She is fired up by coffee, technology, making progress, and improving both the lives of others and the well-being of society. A Michigander by birth and at heart, she currently lives in Kansas with her husband and three very precious dachshunds.

The Importance of Empathy…and Turning It Into Action

It takes more than just having empathy to cause change...especially when advocating for change can cost you everything you have. But here is one step to help you start.

An Employee’s Guide to Surviving Poor Leadership

Leadership advice is available everywhere, because poor leadership is everywhere. How do employees trapped under poor leadership survive? Here are some tips to help you cope and improve your situation.

Ask a Stupid Question!

Friday is Ask A Stupid Question Day, so let's celebrate by asking questions!

An Honest Conversation About Conversions

Conversions are always challenging, both for the conversion team and for the business undergoing the conversion. But in my time working on conversion projects, some common themes emerged that have a big impact on whether a conversion will go smoothly or not so smoothly. I'm going to share these themes with you, to help you make your next conversion as stress-less as possible.

A Pro’s Tips for Surviving a Conference

Conferences are always fun, and exhausting. That goes double when you are a presenter. Here are some tips to help you survive!

Two Tales of Modern Employment

Two different articles this week, from two very different news sources, highlighted a single truth for employees in the modern workforce: We are all being forced to become Risk Managers as more risk is forced upon us. Here are two ideas for reaching a more equitable middle ground.

Using Entertainment to Create Business Success

Game of Thrones, just like some of my other favorite shows, are an in-depth study of power and politics. And that is useful for any organization.

Ready…Set…Study!

The New Project Management Guiding Text is due next month...but that doesn't mean you have to wait for it to prep for your Project Management Certification Exams.

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.