Some time ago, I posted an entry which discussed staying in the game. In poker, you may not go all in, on purpose. Sometimes it is about holding and outlasting the balance […]
A sign caught my eye on the way to work one morning. There are advertisements everywhere and why this one caught my eye, I am not sure. I suppose it was the […]
I decided to go down the path of Gung Ho!. I have always been a servant minded manger, sometimes to my undoing, and began to take advantage of the team that I had. I began to share the information from meetings that I had with the company with my crew. Did we make money, or lose it – if so where, how, and what did it mean?
This post came to me via email from a reader who wanted to share several entrepreneurial quotes. It has been some time since I posted – and as I get back into […]
I have recently moved towards converting to entirely electronic project planning, notes, calendars, and task lists. While trying to make my notes and history more “preserved” and accessible, I have converted to […]
You would not use a hammer to put a screw in – would you? Sure it would work, but would it be the best practice or give the best results? No. The […]
Possibly a misleading title for this article. However, I imagined the interview question over and over again… I continued to replay it in my mind and each time it felt like skiing down a cliff but instead of land ahead – the bottom fell out and well, you can imagine the rest.
I once interviewed for a supervisory job at a competitor. I was still a new supervisor at the time and wanted (desperately) to move to Wisconsin. There were a lot of non-professional reasons and my haste was probably unprecedented. I was only 24 at the time, so I was not mentally mature. By stating that, I am not saying at 24 you are or are not as a general statement. I am indicating that my mindset had a bias and I had convinced myself that an illogical solution was the best for my family (and me).
During an interview I was asked a question that I had never