Category: Adaptability and Resiliance

The Risk in the Status Quo

When Societies or Companies fail to innovate out of a fear of the risks associated with innovation, they fall into irrelevance and perish.

Diversification: Not Just For Your 401K

Being a Michigan Expat taught be a lot about finances and why they should come from multiple sources.

What a Difference a Year Makes

Around this time of year I stop to make goals for the next year and measure progress in the previous year. Thanks to my new career mantra, I have a lot to be thankful for this year.

When No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Process Improvement is a professed goal of all companies, and yet it is often greeted with hostility. How can you keep your sanity when you are the change agent?

Accommodating Desire Paths

One of my favorite aspects of my job is discovering new workflows and new ways of using software in order to accomplish the same task. Systems should be designed to be flexible (to a point) to accommodate some of these different desire paths; it boosts customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Scylla and Charybdis in Business

When you create your company budget for the year, what is it costing you? I don't mean in terms of staff time and meetings, but in terms of lost opportunities?

Career Transitions: No Experience? Get Creative!

When you are in transition, sometimes getting the certifications you need puts you in a Catch-22.