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.

How a BA Makes a Great BA

The modern business analyst must be a master of people, processes and technology. Someone with a BA degree and/or a background in liberal arts is particularly well suited to this kind of challenge.

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.

The Disturbing Implications of Shareholders as Business Conscience

When Shareholders are the last line of defense against bad business behavior, something is profoundly wrong.

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.

Building a Skills Wall

Tracking the skills you have and the skills you need makes managing your career a lot easier.

Great Reads – Are There Any Good Jobs Left?

Bringing jobs back is one of the current refrains that can be heard from the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He is referring to the jobs that used to support a middle-class way of life in the US; jobs which required a high school diploma, maybe some technical training, and that one job could ...

Serendipity & A Message

A long term case of analysis paralysis and frustration over the lack of direction and progress in my career transition has been shattered, thanks to my friends, family and a great episode of The Geek Whisperers!

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