I have been asked over and over again why I have chose the path I have, along with why would I leave a leadership position when I really like doing it. My job in management taught me so many things about myself and others. I learned what I really like to do, lead people! That all […]Read more "Career Path…"
This is a quickie but has a good hidden meaning. Many times a company is looking to upgrade or purchase new technology to fix a operational problem, not create operation efficiencies and enhance the business. More great technology projects fail due to the fact they just try to automate or make more complex operational inefficiencies. […]Read more "Technology is not the answer…"
What a exhausting week! Sales Kickoff is here and gone. While I do feel being away from my family for 6 days straight a little excessive personally, it was a good week. Now to the point of the blog. I have two points to make here and I have some thoughs that I really wanted to […]Read more "Top -> Down Leadership -> Old Post Published Finally…"
The leaders of today have a lot of responsibility to shape an organization. This can mean lots of different things to different people. IT/Technology leaders have a difficult job in todays technology landscape. The average lifespan of a CIO for a organization is anywhere from 1 1/2 to 3 years. What does this say? Are IT […]Read more "What Makes IT Leaders Successful Part 1 of Possibly Many…."
How much change is effective and how do you measure how much is effective? At the heart of it I’m a computer scientist and almost believe their is a number you can apply to any analysis, but can you really measure if a change was better for a company? Granted in the end it’s all […]Read more "Change Continued…."
While listening to fairly recent podcast on freakonomics radio “http://freakonomics.com/2015/10/29/am-i-boring-you-a-new-freakonomics-radio-episode/”. I began to think what makes people unhappy in their jobs or life at times and then I began to think why was I able to stay employed at a job for 13 years without wanting move on much sooner. OK this may have not […]Read more "What makes people think about change?"
I miss being the direct leader of a team and it’s been so hard for me to find other avenues to lead others at work and in my personal life. I’m fully aware that some wonder why I would leave a position of leadership and get into a position that would appear to be only […]Read more "Mentor or leader or follower or is their a difference?"