Next week, Wednesday, October 4th, I’m speaking at the Challenger Networking Group LA’s monthly meeting. I’ve given this presentation a few times the past couple of months. I enjoy it because it is a free-flowing, no audio/visuals, off-the-cuff series of anecdotes and audience interaction. Here is a promo image I created. Also, here is a […]
“Boxes are for holding things, minds are for exploring things.” Throw Away The Box: Origins During a business presentation in Phoenix several years ago, an attendee asked this question during the Q & A. “What did you do with your kids and what did your parents do to make you, and them, think so far […]
This was initially published in The Wall Street Journal’s Career Journal – from my perspective column – back in 2001-ish. The advice still holds up! Sort of cool, the writer for the same column a week prior was Jack Welch. I always like this article because I wrote about my youngest (now 18) coming into […]
Stories from the consulting desk A snapshot into why IT professionals often get it wrong. And maybe some ideas on how to fix it… or fix IT. 😉 This is a true story and one that is oft-repeated in my daily work. Why ask why? I sat across from the company controller. She had asked […]
Here is the lie: “I don’t care what people think.” also expressed as, “I give zero fucks!” Stop saying this! It’s a lie and you prove that in the saying. You are convincing no one – and those who know this truth can see through your lie. Okay.. you are convincing someone. You are convincing […]
A quick thank you Yes.. that’s my dog Beaux on my monitor. 😉 The Slide-deck To download, click the image for the Powerpoint file or get the PDF here. Tools worth looking at: Glip, Slack, Hipchat (real-time collaborative chat) Google Drive (docs, sheets, slides, etc.- edited in real-time from any device) SmartSheet (more full-featured PM in […]
Slides from my PMI presentation and a song, The Project Management Blues.
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Last week’s social media workshop video and slides are available on the Pulse Infomatics blog. Or watch on YouTube.
Why IT? Keynote in Wisconsin February 25, 2015 as part of the Why IT? Conference hosted by Moraine Park Technical College and Waukesha County Technical College. I provided more details at The IT Career Toolkit website; including a discount code Pearson provided for my book. I also get to play some music at the conference! Love […]