On Career Development: Learn How to Learn

Left untended, knowledge and skill, like all assets, depreciate in value - surprisingly quickly. ~ David Maister, Business Author and Consultant I used to be a consultant for Oracle Corporation back in the 90s when the ERP boom was happening.  Technology was moving fast (and continues to do so!) and I had to keep up … Continue reading On Career Development: Learn How to Learn

On Living with Purpose: The Measure of Your Life

The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away. ~ Dr. Wayne Dyer As you think about this quote today, I encourage you to not think in terms of giving away money; although that resource can be used for good.  Instead, I encourage you to think … Continue reading On Living with Purpose: The Measure of Your Life

On Career Development: Listen To Your Heart

So whatever you plan to do, whether you plan to travel the world next year, go to graduate school, join the workforce, or take some time off to think, don't just listen to your head.  Listen to your heart.  It's the best career counselor there is.  Do what you really love to do and if … Continue reading On Career Development: Listen To Your Heart

On Leadership: Four Qualities of a Successful Leader

As the individual in the large corporation becomes increasingly nameless and faceless, leadership traits and the ability to distinguish them grow more important.  The successful leader combines these four qualities: He has faith in himself and his followers, but this faith is never dogmatic.  He is direct but not tactless, neither self-conscious nor oversensitive. He … Continue reading On Leadership: Four Qualities of a Successful Leader