Recent Items In Other Places

A few quick notes on recent activity outside of this blog that I’ve been involved in: Vetting People for Remote Work I wrote this article about some approaches for effectively determining if someone will mesh well with your

Remote Work is Not A Perk

Allowing your employees to work from where they wish is not a perk, it is a part of your company’s genetic makeup or it is nothing. Many big companies think that allowing their people to work from home on

Silver Lining

I love hanging around with my kids because they say so many things that don’t make sense. They sound of wise crazy poets. Yesterday while walking with my daughter she looked up at the sky and said birds are

Reflection Frameworks

The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is typically a change of pace for most people – even if they don’t go on vacation – and a socially acceptable time to reflect and make large changes in

Play to your Strengths - Well, Sometimes.

You hear, and most act upon, the advice to “learn all you can and improve your weaknesses.” Traditional education focuses on being well-rounded and not having any major knowledge gaps, so we get used to pushing through learning things we

Personal Pre-Mortems

If you are like me you can get into a mindset of negative thinking where you can poke holes in any potential project idea or action. After all, thinking of doomsday scenarios is a marketable skill when you actually take