Lessons Learned

Control or Resilience

I just completed part two of the Project Management Certification program at DePaul University.  Of the many processes involved in project management, risk management and quality management interest me most.  The idea of building in quality and creating contingency plans… Read More ›

The Word: Onlyness

Nilofer Merchant believes the first step to unlocking talent in the #SocialEra is by celebrating something she’s termed onlyness. “Onlyness is that thing that only that one individual can bring to a situation. It includes the journey and passions of each human…. Read More ›

4 Signs of a Weak Leader

We have all heard the old adage, “actions speak louder than words.” Unfortunately, for many, image speaks louder than  meaningful action as well.  Especially, when it comes to leadership.  A recent article in Inc magazine explains how to identify the weak leader… Read More ›

Choosing a Career

Why Changing Careers is Often Necessary I have been reviewing resumes and professional bios lately  It’s increasingly common to see job changes every two or three years on most resumes.  There are pros and cons to being a job changer.  The pros include… Read More ›

Leading: Success Factors

I read quite a bit.  All different sources:  business articles, news, social commentary, fiction, non-fiction and more.  Sometimes, if I come across something very insightful, I will file it away until I am inspired to write about the topic.  When reviewing… Read More ›