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DiSC

I spent the first several years of my career as a software developer with an incorrect understanding of my default behavioral tendencies. I thought because I was a programmer and loved being a programmer, that must mean I'm introverted - I mean, aren't we all? I also (incorrectly) thought that,...

Maybe You Shouldn’t Schedule That Meeting

I read an interesting article on HBR last week outlining a framework for deciding whether or not to schedule a meeting [https://hbr.org/2015/03/do-you-really-need-to-hold-that-meeting]. The quality of articles like this tend to vary anywhere between exceptionally helpful to common sense to a complete waste of time. The...

Growth

The US economy has been growing. According to Morningstar [http://news.morningstar.com/stockReturns/CapWtdSectorReturns.html], if you are in Healthcare, your industry enjoyed a 20% increase in 2014. Technology and Real Estate grew over 17% and Financial Services grew over 10% in the same period. These are some great...

Executive Presence

I had an opportunity to read a few books over the holiday break, and the best one by far, was Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success [http://www.amazon.com/Executive-Presence-Missing-Between-Success-ebook/dp/B00FJ350MQ/] by Sylvia Ann Hewlett. In short Executive Presence shows how having all the right...

Be the Worst

When I was in college, I took a particularly challenging Probability and Statistics class - most of the subject matter was new to me and it took me all of about five minutes to realize I was severely out of my element. One day after class, I expressed some frustration...

Personal Styles & Effective Performance

I pride myself on being able to make effective decisions, quickly, with few details required. I am typically unemotional about the decision-making process and rely heavily on my ability to fix whatever problems may arise from a decision that was made too hastily. I place a heavy emphasis on goals...

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